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Peet van der Vyver

South Africa

Prof. Peet van der Vyver

Peet van der Vyver qualified as a dentist BChD (Cum Laude) at the University of Pretoria in 1992. In 2007 he completed a Diploma in Endodontics (Cum Laude), Masters degree in Endodontics (Cum Laude) and a Diploma in Aesthetic Dentistry (Cum Laude). He also received several gold medals and awards for his academic distinction in many fields of of dentistry.

Dr van der Vyver, a private practitioner based in Sandton, Gauteng is a member of DASA, IADR, NOMADS, Study Group 1, Endodontic Society of South Africa, Dental Materials Group and the Academy for Microscope Enhanced Dentistry. He is a part-time lecturer in the Department of Odontology, School of Dentistry, University of Pretoria. From January 2008 he was appointed as an Extraordinary Professor in the Department of Odontology. Peet is currently the President of the Endodontic Society of South Africa, Nomads and The South African Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (SAAAD).

At the 1993, 2000 and 2001 IADR congresses he won the Hugo Retief Award for research in Dental Materials, and was the recipient of the 1996 and 1997 Floyd Memorial Award for the best scientific papers published in the Journal of the Dental Association of South Africa.

Dr van der Vyver has over 158 publications (26 in peer reviewed journals, 42 in popular scientific Journals, 8 in dental newsletters and 84 published research abstracts) to his credit. He has lectured extensively (375 lectures at 210 different congresses) and has organized and presented numerous dental courses, lectures and hands-on symposia at national and international congresses.