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Main Practice Queenswood | Q&A's in Pretoria

Dr Emad Ghabrial - ORTHODONTIST

BChD, MchD(orthod), H Dent Dipl, PG Dipl Dent (P.Manag.)

Queenswood:   (+27) 012 3332224/6   |    Pretoria East:   (+27) 012 809 1911



FAQ at Pretoria Smile


How do I get Braces?

You have to book a consultation with Dr. Ghabrial.

Fill in the New patient forms: https://www.pretoriasmile.com/additional_section/New_Patient_Forms.htm

On the consultation Dr. will examine the patient’s teeth and recommend treatment if necessary.

We will then have to do full records consisting of photo’s, x-rays and a 3D scan which Dr. Ghabrial will study and work out a treatment plan according to the patient’s teeth.

You will have a complete discussion with Dr. Ghabrial and an oral hygienist videos and models to explain the treatment.

One of our admin members will then discuss the finance options options and help you to get started.


How much does braces cost ?

Doctor Ghabrial will need to examine the patient’s teeth to determine the severity of the treatment and work out a customized treatment plan which will determine the cost.


Do you have to pay the whole amount at once?

Our admin staff will inform you of payment options.


Does the 1st consultation include the braces?

No, it is only the assessment including the x-ray, scans and photos to compile cost report of what the cost for treatment will be. Dr. will than discuss the treatment with you the assessment. 

The Finance/ Payment options will be explained to you. Only when you accept the quotation, the treatment will start


Cost of records and consultation for 2019.

Records: R4200.00

: Levy R 550.00

: Co- payment R 350.00

: Appointments between 12:00-13:00 NO levy only R350.00 co-payment

: Discovery medical aid R 400.00

Consultation only: R1500.00 (Includes panoramic x-ray)


Will the medical aid cover the first appointment?

Please confirm your benefits with the medical aid.


Does the practice accept medical aid?

We do accept medical aid payment on your first consultation and assessment appointment.

When we start with treatment we have various payment options to consider.


Where the different braces are manufactured.

In- Ovation C : New York

Damon :  Washington

RMO : America


What brand brackets do you use?

We use various types of brackets and techniques for each person’s needs. We have regular brackets, ceramic brackets and Invisalign (Aligners).


What information and documentation is required for the first appointment?

Main members ID and medical aid card

Ask patient to come 15 earlier to finalize forms

Patient Details: Patient name, surname, medical aid information, Male/Female, Referring Dr, Cell phone no, email address

Give information about co-payment and levy, Medical aid and no.


Am I too old for braces?

It’s never too late to have a beautiful smile. Orthodontic treatment is about a change for the better, no matter what your age. It can give you the confidence and pride that come with straight teeth and a great smile, but it also improves the health of your teeth and gums.


I can't get hold of the practice.  Do you have alternative contact details?

We can assist with bookings and queries on all of the folowing numbers:

QUEENSWOOD Practice: 012 333 2224 / 6 or CELL: 071 188 3874

PRETORIA EAST PRACTICE: 012 809 1911 or CELL: 076 592 8894


Can I make an online booking?

You can do an appointment request via our Contact us tab.  Please complete the section and we will get back to you with an appointment date and time.