Dr. Sarel Van Der Linde
BChD, South Africa
Umm Suqeim Clinic, Dubai
Dr. Sarel Van Der Linde joins Dr. Michael’s Dental Clinic with more than two decades of private practice in South Africa and the United Arab Emirates. His major fields of interest include aesthetic restorations, crowns, bridge work, and implantology.
Following his BSc. Degree in Biochemistry in 1990 from the University of Stellenbosch, Dr. Sarel received his bachelor’s degree in Dentistry in 1997 and earned his postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry in 2001. He received his postgraduate Diploma in Implantology from the University of Western Cape in 2010.
Up, Close & Personal
What do you like most about your job?
Interaction with patients, educating and helping them to restore functionality and aesthetics. Achieving an end result of a beautiful and healthy smile.
How do you see the future of dentistry?
The future of digital dentistry and developing technologies will present more opportunities to aesthetically enhance and improve a patient’s dental health as well as smile.
What are your hobbies? What do you like to do outside of work?
Outdoor activities, off-road motorcycle rides and camping.
What is the best advice you can give to your patients?
Prevention is better than cure. Regular check-ups and oral hygiene are essential to detect early signs and prevent long term damage.