Dental surgeon, Restorative Dentist
Dr Godfrey Maronga is a Restorative Dentist- a dental specialist who deals with restoring teeth to normal shape and function and enhance the aesthetics where this is desired. The specific areas of restorative dentistry that he specializes in include aesthetic dental fillings, root canal treatments, crowns and bridges, veneers, tooth whitening, implants and dentures.
Dr Maronga graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from the University of Nairobi (UoN) in 2009 and practiced as a General Practitioner (GP) in government, private and faith-based organizations for seven years. During this time, he had vast experience in the fields of general dental surgery (extractions, disimpactions, and minor oral surgery), children’s dentistry, management of gum diseases, and orthodontics (tooth alignment). He still practices these, alongside advanced restorative dentistry.
Dr. Maronga thereafter proceeded to South Africa, University of the Western Cape where he pursued a full-time Master of Science degree in Restorative Dentistry for three years (2017-2019). He graduated top of his class and relocated back to Kenya in 2020. Besides seeing his patients with love from Smiledent Dental Centre Nakuru, he is also a visiting consultant at the Dental Unit in Lions Eye Hospital in Loresho, Nairobi.
Dr Maronga also teaches in continuing education courses through his continuing education platform OM Arte Dentistry Ltd. He is also a faculty member of the Dental Aptitude College, a tertiary education college focusing on continuing education for dental professionals.
Dr. Maronga is an active member of the Kenya Dental Association (KDA), the International team for Implantology (ITI) and the International Association of Dental Research (IADR). He participates actively in research and has various publications in both local and international journals.
When not practicing dentistry, teaching or researching, Dr Maronga likes to spend time with his wife and children.