Marelize Maree

Dental Hygienist (South Africa)
Umm Suqeim Clinic, Dubai

In the year 2015, Marelize graduated from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, obtaining her degree as a Dental Hygienist. During this time, she was awarded the best student in community health care.

In both South Africa and in Dubai, she worked in leading private dental practices, catering the highest quality dental care using advanced technologies while being trained in all aspects of dental hygiene.

Additionally, she has experienced educating many in regards to dentistry, serving more than 8,000 children in the local community in South Africa. This project was rewarded from the GHP oral health and dentistry international award 2018 for the Excellence award in Preventative dental health for launching with the clinic.

Marelize has also volunteered on mobile clinics and on a mobile train in the rural and underprivileged areas in South Africa to further aid in bringing better health.

Marelize is fluent in English and Afrikaans and is currently learning Arabic.

Up Close & Personal with Marelize Maree

What do you like most about your job?

I love that this is an opportunity to treat people with empathy and care in order to build a foundation of trust, building up patients’ confidence.

What are your hobbies? What do you like to do outside of work?

When I’m not working, I love to cook, do sports and I enjoy travelling! I also love spending time with my friends and family when I have free time. Furthermore, I like meeting new people while I explore the beautiful city with different nationalities and cultures all around!

Marelize Maree