Dr Marietjie Weakley qualified in dentistry at the University of Pretoria in 1989 and has been in private practice ever since. To further her skills, she completed a post graduate diploma in Implantology. She especially enjoys working with children and patients that have severe dental phobia. Dr Weakley is currently the President of the Gauteng South Branch of the South African Dental Association, she is one of their 30 National Council Members, as well as a committee member of the Paedodontic Society of South Africa. She founded the Outreach Project of the Society in 2009 at the Branemark Institute in Morningside where she and other volunteer dentists perform dental work on underprivileged children free of charge. She is also involved in a Mobile Dental and Medical Clinic in Diepsloot organized by the Rhiza Trust Foundation. She is happily married and the proud mother of two children. In her free time, she enjoys horse riding, hiking and having fun with her family. Her motto in life is “Do your best – God does the rest”.