Dr Thabit Peck, Specialist Periodontist, Oral Medicine and Dental Implants at N1 City Hospital, Cape Town
Advanced periodontal and dental implant treatment.
100% of our clients are happy with their smiles after regular periodontal visits.
Welcome to our Practice
Meet the Specialist
After spending some time refining his clinical skills in private practice in both the Netherlands and South Africa, he entered into the Oral Medicine and Periodontics specialist training program in 2008. In 2010, Dr Peck become the first South African trained periodontist to have successfully completed the specialist MRD examination in Periodontics from the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. This was later complimented by being elected a Fellow of the Royal College in recognition of his clinical achievements. Based on his extensive teaching experience (Human Anatomy, Oral Microbiology, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Oral Medicine and Periodontics) and involvement in academia, in 2017 Dr Peck was elected a member of The Faculty of Dental Trainers of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (One of less than 200 internationally elected members).
Dr Peck’s training was further enhanced by participating in a number of advanced international courses in Ascot UK (Botox), Ireland (Implantology), Netherlands (Periodontology), Iceland (Implantology), Germany (Bone augmentation), and Italy (Advanced periodontal regeneration). He regularly lectures to general dentists and specialists both in South Africa and abroad and is employed as a consultant specialist at the largest dental school in South Africa. Dr Peck is an examiner for the College of Dentistry of South Africa, co-ordinates the MSc Periodontics program and the Postgraduate Diploma In Implantology at UWC, a journal reviewer for a number of international dental journals, and an accredited speaker for The International Team for Implantology. He has authored more than 20 peer reviewed scientific journal articles, including a book chapter and is a PhD candidate in the field of medical biosciences.
Dr Peck currently carries out complex periodontal and implant surgical therapy using the latest techniques including Platelet Rich Fibrin, Dentin Grafting, Laser soft tissue surgery, CAD Cam implant surgery, in house 3D Printing and 3D Cone Beam Computed Tomography. He works together as part of a multidisciplinary dental specialist group that consists of an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, a Prosthodontist and a Periodontist to effect a positive treatment outcome for challenging dental cases.
Below is a list of services that is available at our practice.
A periodontist is a dentist who is specialized
Following are some of the procedures that periodontists use to treat patients diagnosed with a periodontal (gum)disease. A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease.
Periodontal plastic surgery
First impressions are everything!
First impressions are everything! So why not make a good first impression when you meet someone, go on a job interview or a first date by dazzling him or her with your “Hollywood smile.”
Dental implant surgery
Artificial teeth involves surgical procedures.
Placement of dental implants and artificial teeth involves surgical procedures usually done in several stages. The entire process takes three to nine months — sometimes longer.
A surgical procedure that replaces missing bone
Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that replaces missing bone in order to repair bone fractures that are extremely complex, pose a significant health risk to the patient, or fail to heal properly.