BChD, PDD (Aesthetic Dentistry and Orthodontics) Dr Smith is the current President of the South African Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (SAAAD), where she has been serving on the executive Committee since 2018. Dr Smith co-founded The Bridge Programme 5 years ago, with a vision to empower and educate young dentists, and has been lecturing on several clinical and non-clinical topics in South Africa. Dr Smith is currently a key opinion leader for several dental companies. Dr Smith graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2005 and has since completed post graduate diplomas in Orthodontics and Aesthetic Dentistry. She is the founder and co-owner of Smith and van Lierop Advanced Restorative Dentistry in Newlands Cape Town, where her passion is to create beautiful smiles.