Dr. Gerry Smit graduated from the University of Pretoria in 1982 before moving to the UK in 1987. With over 30 years of experience, he has developed his skill set to become an expert implant and cosmetic dentistry.
In 1995 he attended the renowned Misch Institute of Implantology, with over 20 years of experience placing implants primarily in the UK and began his career as an NHS dentist.
In 1997 he was Managing Director of his own dental corporate body, which specialised in aesthetic and sedation patients in the UK. He managed 49 dentists and 52 anaesthesiologists across 23 clinics and 52 sedation clinics, treating up to 500 patients per day. Gerry carrying out implant and cosmetic work on patients across all practices before selling the business in 2006.
Since 2006, he has been working across two clinics in Essex, in the UK, where he focussed primarily on implant dentistry and cosmetic work.
As a highly accomplished implant dentist, Dr Smit has been invited to speak at several conferences, including International Congress of Oral Implantology.
His ability to instil confidence in his patients with his calm manner and extensive knowledge has made him a firm favourite with some of the most nervous patients.