Dr. Forshaw obtained his B.D.S. degree from the University of Sheffield, England, in 1973. During his time in private practise in the United Kingdom he attended various postgraduate courses while studying for the qualification of M.G.D.S.R.C.S. In 1979, after training in sedation dentistry, he was elected to membership of the S.A.A.D. (Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry). In 1983 the Forshaw family (Barry, Christine and the three children, Kerry, Tim & Nigel), moved to South Africa. After practising in central Durban, Dr. Forshaw took over the Dental practice in what is now the Hillcrest Medical Centre in 1985. Since moving to South Africa, Dr. Forshaw has been a member of the South African Dental Association and a member of special interest groups in Endodontics, orthodontics, children's dentistry, and periodontics. For four years he was the secretary and treasurer of the Natal branch of the Periodontal Society of South Africa. In 2000 he obtained a P.D.D. (Postgraduate Dental Diploma) in Clinical Dentistry. In 2002 Dr. Forshaw obtained an Honours degree in Endodontics, HonsBSc(DentSci), from the University of Stellenbosch. He is currently working for a Masters degree in Endodontics.


While Dr. Forshaw only has to do the dentist stuff, the smooth running of the practice is ensured by the tireless efforts of a dedicated team of workers. Chris is our chair-side assistant and has worked with Dr. Forshaw since 1978. Chris is the accounting wizard; she has been with the team since 1978. Chris is responsible for computer accounts and appointments. She left a career in banking to join the team in 1978. Chris is the friendly voice on the phone and the face at the front desk,

Small is beautiful

Yes there really are only two of us! Because of this you can be assured of a personalized service that we think is above average. It also helps that we have been a team for 36 years.


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