Dr Emile Cahi qualified as a Prosthodontist at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in 1994. At Wits he received “The Stephen Goldfoot Memorial Prize” which is awarded to the student who is considered by the Board of The Faculty of Dentistry to be the most outstanding student of his year in character. His specific fields of interest include Implantology and Smile Design. He is a past lecturer at Wits, has published in the South African Dental Journal and has presented at both national and international conferences. Emile is the immediate past-president of The Academy of Prosthodontics of South Africa and is a past president of the Wits Dental Graduates Association.
Emile is a firm believer in the multidisciplinary approach to oral rehabilitation and believes that one’s dental vitality and functionality greatly influences one’s psychological well-being. Emile is dedicated to “conserving, restoring and creating beautiful smiles”.
DR NORMAN ANTHONY CAHI (BDS - DENTIST)
Dr Norman Cahi has been in private practice for over 35 years both in Sandton, South Africa and in North London. He completed his BDS at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1984, where he served as President of the Dental Students Council.
In 1981 Norman was selected as one of the top dental students and received the Siemens Travel Award to The Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston USA where he wrote and passed his American Dental Board examinations part 1 & 2.
Dr. Norman was one of the pioneers of teeth whitening in South Africa and has successfully helped thousands of patients from all over the world Style Their Smile.
He is also regularly interviewed by magazines and newspapers for his advice and professional opinions on all aspects of dentistry but especially on his main interest of Cosmetic Dentistry and Teeth Whitening.
DR CHELSEA CAROLINE CAHI (BDS - DENTIST)
Dr Chelsea Cahi graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand with her BDS (Bachelor of Dental Science) in 2014, where she was the proud recipient of the Deans Golden Key award for academic excellence.
In 2015 Chelsea completed her year of community service in Soweto for the impoverished communities. She worked at numerous hospitals and clinics in the area such as: Chris Hani Baragwaneth Hospital, Bheki Mlangeni District Hospital, Zola CHC, Mofolo CHC, Tladi CHC, Chiawelo CHC etc.
Chelsea matriculated at St Teresa’s Mercy School in Johannesburg in 2009 where she served as Deputy Head Girl and received her honours blazer. In 2006 Chelsea was awarded the International World Chemistry Prize in Mexico City.
Chelsea is currently furthering her training and will be responsible for introducing non-surgical facial aesthetics (wrinkle reduction and fillers) to The Cahi Dental and Prosthodontic Practice.
KADY NAIDOO (DIPOH)
Kady Naidoo is an oral hygienist with ten years of experience in private practice. She has a special interest in Periondontal dentistry having worked at a Perio Practice for seven years after obtaining her diploma in oral health at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal in 2006.
Here at Cahi Dental we would describe Kady as a passionate oral hygienist with the ability to make her patients feel very comfortable and cared for. She is great with children and some of her little patients make a point of coming to greet her when in the area!
Sylvia Van Lelyveld
Deidre Daniels – Personal Assistant to Dr Emile Cahi and Business Operations
Berenice (Berry) Mc Arthur – Personal Assistant to Dr Norman Cahi and Marketing Operations