Nicoline Potgieter qualified as a dentist in 2009. She completed her postgraduate diploma in Endodontics at the University of Pretoria, postgraduate diploma in Paedodontics at the University of Western Cape a Master’s degree at the University of Pretoria. Her fields of interest include all aspects of paediatric dental care but specifically behaviour management, paedo-endo and the ethical challenges associated with treatment of minors.
Dr Potgieter was head of the division of Paedodontics at the University of Pretoria but recently relocated to the University of Western Cape as a Senior Lecturer, with the goal to help implement Paediatric Dentistry as a Speciality in South Africa.
She is the President of the South African Association of Paediatric Dentistry and has presented lectures at many conferences and dental meetings. In her spare time she prefer to spend time with her family and friends over a good glass of Chardonnay.