Suzette qualified as a dentist (BChD) from the University of Pretoria in 1997 and went on to do a postgraduate diploma in orthodontics and MSc (with distinction, receiving the award for most eminent postgraduate student) from the University of Pretoria. She received a Masters in Orthodontics (at Medunsa- Medical University of South Africa) in 2006. In 2008 she obtained her MOrth from the Royal College of Edinburgh.
She is also on the specialist register, is a member of the British Orthodontic Society, and is a Fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontics.
Suzette has successfully completed more than 4000 orthodontic cases over the past ten years.