About Us

Cape Town Dental was formed at the end of 2019 when Dr Wikus Swart took over from Dr Anton Le Roux upon his retirement. Along with trusted receptionist Naz and Oral Hygienist Fierouzah Salie we welcomed Dr Mikhael Pietersen to the family in 2021.

Our practice provides the full scope of general dental practice to patients of all ages and walks of life. We are also contracted in with most registered medical aid providers in South Africa.

Our Services

Comprehensive Examinations

Comprehensive exams include thorough evaluations of your oral health history and the current health of your mouth, teeth, gums, neck, jaws and throat. 
 

Performed over time, these exams can tell you a lot about your teeth and gums. X-rays for part of the examination to assess gum health and detect cavities

Restorations/Fillings

If a tooth has a cavity in it the cavity needs to be cleaned out and the dentist molds filling material to match the shape of the surrounding tooth.

This helps restore the strength and integrity of the tooth and prevent bacteria and decay from re-entering. The goal of the filling is to restore the health and function of the tooth.

Extractions

Tooth extraction refers to the complete removal of one or more teeth from the mouth. 

This is a procedure that is usually performed in the rooms but arrangements can be made for removal under conscious sedation or general anaesthesia.

Scaling/Cleanings

Dental scaling is routinely performed to help patients with gum disease and excessive plaque buildup. 

While a standard scaling will address the surface of the tooth, root planing goes much deeper below the gumline to remove plaque buildup. The scaling is then followed by a polish and fluoride treatment.

Root Canals

When a cavity is deep enough or a tooth is broken extensively a root canal is performed. 
 

The dentist removes the infected pulp and nerve in the root of the tooth, cleans and shapes the inside of the root canal, then fills and seals the space. Afterward, we usually place a crown on the tooth to protect and restore it to its original function.

Dentures

Dentures are prosthetic devices constructed to replace missing teeth, and are supported by the surrounding soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity. 

Conventional dentures are removable. However, there are many denture designs, some which rely on bonding or clasping onto teeth or dental implants.

Crowns and Bridges

A dental crown can cap an individual’s damaged or decaying tooth or be placed on top of a dental implant to replace a missing tooth.
 
Bridges, on the other hand, are solely used to replace missing teeth. They have two crowns – one on either end – and a bridge of replacement teeth that rest in the area of the gums where there is tooth lost. The crowns at the ends of a bridge can fuse to existing teeth (that need to be filed down to fit correctly), or your dental professional can attach them to dental implants.
 

Implant supported Prostheses

Oftentimes a dental implant is treatment planned when a natural tooth is either congenitally missing or must be removed due to decay or injury.
 
The implant becomes the support system for a new “tooth” replacing the root. Once the implant is in place and ready for restoration a mold is taken of the implant. A special type of crown, called a dental implant crown, will be fabricated to complete the restoration of the implant. As a dental implant ends at the gum line, and there no longer tooth structure to fill the center of the dental implant crown, normally we will have our technician use this mold to make an abutment, also called a connector
 

Meet The Team

Dr Wikus Swart

Dentist

Fierouzah Salie

Oral Hygienist

Nasiera Muller

Receptionist

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