The Practice

Dr Hoogendijk was the first Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgeon in South Africa to enter training as a specialist in Maxillofacial Surgery, after qualifying and practicing as a medical practitioner.

The practice offers services in minor oral surgery (removal of wisdom teeth and placement of implants), head and neck cancer surgery, head and neck reconstructive surgery, advanced implant reconstructions for patient with severe bone loss of the jaws, orthognathic surgery and tempero-mandibular joint replacements.


Precision controlled thermal healing process - harmless to the body and faster healing of damaged tissue.

From medical theory to practical therapy - how Hilotherapy promotes the healing process whilst reducing pain using a technically simple but highly-effective method with no side effects.

Dr. C.F. Hoogendijk

Maxillo-facial and oral surgeon

Dr Hoogendijk completed his medical degree at the University of Pretoria in 1999 after which he completed his internship and community service in Hammanskraal. He was appointed as registrar in the Department of Maxillo-facial and oral surgery of the University of Pretoria in 2002 to become the first trainee with a degree in medicine as a primary qualification. He completed his dentistry degree in 2005 and was awarded the medal for Maxillo-facial and Oral pathology. During his training he published numerous papers in International journals and also presented at numerous international and local congresses.

Dr. H. Ehlers

Facial and oral surgeon

Dr. Hendrik Ehlers qualified as a dentist at the University of Pretoria in 2003 and completed his community service at Ellisras Hospital in 2004. He further obtained a postgraduate diploma in oral surgery in 2005 and a masters degree in oral surgery in 2010. During this period of studies he also obtained the following academic awards: The Swann Morton Prize for the best performance in the co-assistance period in Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, the Dux Clinical student awards for the student with the best performance in the practical part of his training and obtained Academic honorary colours from the student representative council of the University of Pretoria.