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about dr ockert van heerden


Dr van Heerden matriculated at Springs Boys' High in 1969.

He studied dentistry at Pretoria University and qualified in 1977.

After doing his military service he settled in Johannesburg and opened his own dental practice in 1979.

He obtained a B.Ch.D. (Hons.) in Oral Pathology in 1983 and held a registrar's post from January 1985 to December 1988 in Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery.

In 1989 he moved to Durban and opened his Maxillo-Facial and Oral practice to fulfill his ambition of establishing a private practice dedicated to his field of interest.

After studying part-time through Unisa he obtained a B.Com. in 2004.

Registered Qualifications

B.Ch.D. - 1977

B.Ch.D. (Hons.) - 1983

M.Ch.D. (Pret.) - 1988

B.Com. (Unisa) - 2004