Orthodontics

Orthodontists are dental specialists. They specialise in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of dental and facial irregularities to help correctly align teeth, bites and jaws, including straightening teeth. Did you know that orthodontists complete an additional three years of university training, on top of their general dental degree?
Covered By Medical Aid: Yes, Most will have shortfalls

Dental Implants

Sometimes, a missing tooth will create the need for a dental implant. A dentist typically uses implants replace a missing tooth or teeth. Dental implants are normally made of titanium at the root, with a traditional crown as the tooth itself. They are an excellent alternative to pulling several teeth in order to utilize a bridge or to get dentures. However, dentures can be made from implants, but can be quite costly without dental insurance coverage.
Covered By Medical Aid: Yes, Most will have shortfalls

Endodontics

The treatment of injuries, diseases and infections of the tooth pulp (nerve chamber).
Covered By Medical Aid: Yes, Some will have shortfalls

Prosthodontics

Involves dentures, bridges, crowns, implants, and similar areas of expertise commonly associated with cosmetic dentistry.
Covered By Medical Aid: Yes, Most will have shortfalls