Antony Chinhara, D.M.D., M.S (USA)

Dr Chinhara is the pioneer specialist in the field of Orthodontics in Zimbabwe. Since 1997 his practice has been dedicated to the provision of Specialist Orthodontic care to the nation.

Dr Chinhara started his career in Healthcare as a Biomedical Scientist and obtained a Master’s degree in Biomedical Science from Northeastern University, Boston in 1989. He later changed path and enrolled for Dental School at Boston University, Goldman School of Dental Medicine, graduating with honours in 1994. He received several awards during Dental school that include the American College of Dentists award for outstanding performance and professionalism as a student, the Pierre Fauchard Academy award of merit in Dentistry, as well as being elected into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society. In addition, he became a Kellogg fellow under the Kellogg Foundation dedicated to the development of professional leaders worldwide. After dental school, he then completed a residency / postgraduate training program in Orthodontics at Vanderbilt University, Nashville U.S.A in 1997.

Dr Chinhara maintains active membership with the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), and is recognised as an AAO ambassador for global support and advancement of the specialty of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. He is also a member of the Zimbabwe Dental Association (ZIDA), Zimbabwe Society of Orthodontists (ZISO) and the South African Society of Orthodontists (SASO).