The Team


Dr Rita Nel - Dentist
BChD (Pretoria)

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Dr. Rita Nel attended the University of Pretoria, where she received her Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree. Broadening her knowledge and skillset is a priority, so Dr. Nel attends regular courses and congresses to gain new skills to utilise at SmileSolutions.

SmileSolutions offers patients the opportunity to complete their dental restorations in a single visit, and Dr. Nel has trained extensively to be able to produce stunning dental restorations in such a short period of time using CEREC and CAD-CAM software.

Dr. Rita Nel is also an esteemed member of the Endodontics association, and is able to perform complex procedures on the soft tissue within the tooth structure such as Root Canal Therapy. She has worked in dental practices in both London and Pretoria, and has gained valuable first hand experience - which she uses to provide each and every Smile Solutions patient with the highest standard of care.

Besides performing complex dental procedures and creating positive dental experiences for her patients, Dr. Nel also enjoys scuba diving, music and photography.


Dr Jeanne’ Redelinghuys - Dentist
BChD, PGDip Dent (Endo)

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Dr. Jeanne Redelinghuys received her Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Pretoria in 2013, and went on to complete a postgraduate diploma in Endodontics.

She has also received extensive training with CAD-CAM and CEREC software, which is used in the SmileSolutions dental practice to provide a number of treatment options, including same day restorations. Education is a priority for Dr. Redelinghuys, and she continually attends courses and congresses to broaden her knowledge and skillset.

In addition to the dental treatments Dr. Redelinghuys is able to provide, she offers her clients a selection of aesthetic treatments, including Botulinum toxin injections/treatments. She completed her aesthetic training through the prestigious MedSkills Aesthetic Medical Academy and has a keen interest in anti-aging and aesthetic dentistry.

Dr. Redelinghuys also enjoys working with children, and is always happy to receive visits from her younger patients. She has a knack for easing them into their dental treatments to reduce their level of fear and anxiety.



Dr Zander Grobler

Dr Zander Grobler completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree at the Medical University of South Africa receiving the best final year overall portfolio in the class. He received employee of the year during his community service year. He has a passion for giving the best possible treatments to patients and has great interests in aesthetic dentistry. He completed a implantology course with the highly esteemed Dr Howard Gluckman.

His focus is creating a stress free pleasant dental experience. He has received training with CAD-CAM and CEREC dental software to provide shorter dental visits. Younger patients are always a pleasure to treat for Dr Grobler and he offers theatre treatment for them. Dr Grobler also has a keen interest in surgical treatments and to provide them with precision. Dr Grobler likes to build a good rapport with his patients and believes in comprehensive treatments for his patients. In his free time he enjoys watching sports, any outdoor activities (fishing, camping, hunting, scuba diving) and spending time with his family and friends.

Christal - Practice Manager / Reception / Admin / Finance


Hi my name is Christal.
I studied marketing and hotel management.

I’ve been working as a medical receptionist / PA for 4 years starting in 2014. Before a started in the medical admin field i was a sales manager for a promotional company for 7 years.

I love working with figures and get a kick out of accomplishing new things. I am a jack of all trades, always educating myself in new fields and making myself valuable to my employer.

I am a mother of 2 very busy boys.

I expect things to be flawless, quintessential and well organized. I have a great team that i work with. Each of us offering something different and valuable to our dynamic team spirit.


Liza - Head Dental Assistant

Hallo my name is Liza

I have been a dental assistant for 25 years and love my job. I have been part of the Smile Solutions team for 5 years now since 2013. I take pride in the quality of work and service we offer.

I am a friendly caring mother of two and enjoy helping and interacting with people.

As a team we strive to work together to give our patients the best.


Faith - Cleaner/Chef/Dental Assistant

Hi my name is Faith.

I’ve been with SmileSolutions for 5 years now. I must say it’s so wonderful to work with such dedicated colleagues. Dr Nel, Dr Redelinghuys and Dr Grobler our manager Christal and my two teammates (Liza and Atira) are the bomb. I’ve learned a lot and still doing so.

I’m happy and take pride in my work, making sure that our patients are happy and comfortable in our practice.


Atira - Dental Assistant

My Name is Atira Mello, a young qualified dental assistant. I am passionate about dentistry and patient care. I believe that the comfort and happiness of patients come first and is always paramount. I joined SmileSolutions in June 2019. SmileSolutions team welcomed me with love and made me feel at home by making me feel like I was part of the family. I have learned a lot from Dr Rita, Dr Jeanne and Dr Zander as every dentist has his/her own preferences and way of doing something. Our dentist offer a caring and friendly service and provide the full range of dental treatment that is more advanced.

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