Born and raised in Pretoria, Dr Andre Brand qualified with a BChD at the University of Pretoria in 1996. Andre’s career started in Pretoria in a general dental practice. This posting was followed by working with a Specialist Prosthodontist in Bryanston, Johannesburg. Here he was exposed to constant mentoring and learning. During this time, he completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Oral Surgery at the University of Pretoria. In addition, he worked part-time in a teaching capacity in the same department.
After 3 years, Andre and his wife moved to the UK. He initially worked as the Senior Dentist for the Milton Keynes branch of Boots Dental Care. He later had his private practice in Windsor. His fields of interest developed into Dental Implantology, covering all aspects of this, Computerized Dentistry with an emphasis on Smile make-overs and Endodontics. While in the UK, Andre also completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Dental Implantology with the University of the Western Cape.
Returning to South Africa after 9 years abroad, Andre and his family settled in Somerset West, Western Cape. Here he became involved at a private practice, focusing on Implant Treatments, Cosmetic and Digital Dentistry, and Endodontics. Following the purchase of a Dental Microscope, Andre became passionate about using this in all aspects of Dentistry and especially in the field of Endodontics. Realizing the need for Microscope-enhanced Endodontic treatments, he started to focus on this, subsequently completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Endodontics at the University of Pretoria.
Andre joined Enamel Clinic (formerly Enamel Dentistry) in 2016 with his practice limited to Endodontics, offering all aspects of Endodontic treatments on a referral basis. He is also a founding member of the Cape-Endo Endodontic Study Club and lectures for them. Andre is registered with the HPCSA and a member of the South African Dental Association.