Mission

We take pride in our services and quality of dentistry. Our objective is to complete work of the highest standard, and to the total satisfaction of our clients. We are here to create smiles and we believe in prevention rather than cure. We plan our treatment to give the best long term results with as little maintenance as possible.

The Dental Team

Dr. Anton Grotius

Prosthodontist

Dr Grotius is a prosthodontist. He obtained his BChD in 1996. The following 5 years he worked as a general dental surgeon in private practice in Brighton (UK). In 1998 he obtained the Dip(Odont ) in Maxillo- Facial and Oral Surgery (Cum Laude). He returned to South Africa in 2001 and started his full time studies to qualify as a prosthodontist in 2005. He is in private practice in Pretoria (Lynnwood). He has lectured extensively in his field and has a special interest in digital dental photography, Cone Beam technology and new developments in diagnostic and treatment tools. He is an active member of SADA (South African Dental Association) and APSA (Association of Prosthodontics of South Africa). He is also the coordinator of the Pretoria Prosthodontic study group, study club director for the International Team of Implantology(ITI) and national speaker for Nobel Biocare and the International Team of Implantology(ITI). He is married and has 4 boys. He is an enthusiastic mountain biker and photographer.

Dr. Grethé Koen

Endodontist

Dr. Grethé Koen is a general dentist focusing her practice on Endodontics.
She obtained her Bachelor degree in Dentistry in 2011 and after completing her community service year in Clanwilliam, she completed her Diploma in Implantology in 2013 both at the University of the Western Cape.
A further Diploma in Endodontics at the University of Pretoria was obtained in 2015, a great passion of Dr. Koen.
She also does lectures in Endodontic. She has a special interest in Cone Beam technology and its applications in Endodontics.
She is also an active member of SADA (South African Dental Association).
She is married, plays the saxophone and enjoys all forms of artwork.

Belinda van der Merwe

Practice Manager

I am Dr. Grotius’s personal assistant and his right hand in the practice. I have 21 years dental experience in surgery as well as prosthodontics. I graduated in 1996 as a dental assistant. I will be the person who explain all treatment estimates and comfort the patient before their treatment. I also do the marketing with Ina, our oral hygienist. It’s my honor to promote our amazing practice, to build and motivate others.
Hope to meet you soon!
“We are not a Team because we work together, We are a team because we respect trust and care for each other“

Rene Maas

Receptionist

I have been a receptionist for 15 years with good experience. You will get to know me as the face of this practice. Bubbly, lively, happy, content. I love talking and dealing with people. I will be the smile to greet you when visiting our offices.

Ina van den Berg

Dental Hygienist

I qualified as a dental hygienist in 2007 at the University of Pretoria and have experience in orthodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics and surgery.  I love being able to pay special attention to detail and precision in both my career and everyday life.  I find being a good listener, with sensitivity to the needs of others, personally rewarding.  In my free time I enjoy interior design, photography, outdoor activities and traveling.  I have two dachshunds that I adore to bits.

Natasja Mostert

Dental Assistant

Natasja is a qualified, registered dental assistant with the HPCSA and has five year’s experience in dental assisting. During this five years, Natasja attended various courses to further extend her knowledge. Natasja grew up in Secunda where she lived most her life. She recently moved to Pretoria and is enjoying the city life. Natasja has a passion for dental assisting, is very focused, compassionate and caring. This reflects in how she treats patients. Natasja is proud of her achievements up to date, enjoys challenges and strives to give her best in everything she does. She is surely a very bubbly and lovable person.

Cheryl Smit

Dental Assistant

I am from the Lowveld, qualified dental assistant and have been working as a dental assistant for more than a year now. I love learning new things every day. Outgoing and will give my best on a daily basis.

Jackie Minnaar

Dental Technician

I obtained my National Diploma in Dental Assisting in 1998 and worked part time, after hours, as a dental assistant, whilst studying Dental Technology. I worked in a Dental Laboratory, during the day to gain as much experience as possible. I got my B. Tech Degree, cum laude, Dental Technology in 2004. I am absolutely devoted to my work and get utmost satisfaction to see how, we as a team, can change peoples lives by giving them their smiles back.

Lucia Grotius

Finance

Lucia used to work full time in the practice, but now only works part-time from home.  She manages the practice accounts, payments, salaries and other administrative duties.  Lucia is a real house hen and would have preferred to be a full-time stay at home mom tending to her four sons. She loves her family above all and loves to spend time with them.