About CoCare

Work with Our Small, Dedicated Team to Achieve Your Goals

Work with Our Small, Dedicated Team

Launching their dentistry practice in 1983, Dr Manie and Christine Opperman advanced the patient experience with behavioural solutions that changed lives. Combining their medical, business, coaching, and leadership expertise, they created CoCare to help professionals and businesses make meaningful contributions through personal and professional fulfilment. 

Each client we work with arrives with unique strengths and areas of improvement. At CoCare, we facilitate an environment where you’ll thrive through personal development and relational leadership.

Whether you’re a owner of a practice or of a small business our services will help you find meaning and make a lasting difference in the world.

“Happiness does not depend on outward circumstances, but on the state of the heart.”

—J.C. Ryle

Our Team

Meet the CoCare Team. Together, our decades of experience create a powerful resource to ignite your mission, create an impact and feel a personal sense of purpose and connection.

Christine Opperman


Born and raised in South Africa, Christine entered the field of dentistry when she met her husband, Manie. 35 years of experience dentistry in different roles and capacity Christine become more involved assumed co-Director in 2003  focusing on relational care and development in their practice until 2017.

Having encountered countless patients suffering from dental phobia, Christine focused on alleviating their limiting behaviours. She gained a Diploma In cognitive Behaviour Coaching in 2009 and then in 2013 pursued masters in Strategic Management and Leadership. Using her educational background, she developed the revolutionary Defeat Dental Fear Program. The Defeat Dental Fear Progam helps dental practices reap the profitable benefits of eliminating dental phobia in their patients. Helping patients move past fear to confidence, her program is improving communities through changed lives. 

In 2017, Christine graduated with a masters in Strategic Business and Leadership. She resigned from their dental business to assist small business  owners, professionals and women in leadership roles to experience exponential growth in their personal and professional lives and influence society.

She also offer 1:1 coaching for the fearful patients to achieve a healthier smile.

chrstineopperman.com for more information 

Dr Manie Opperman

(Principal Dentist B.CHD)

Dr Manie was born and raised in South Africa where he developed his passion for dentistry. Working with his wife, Christine, Manie focused on empowering his fearful patients to defeat dental phobia.

Together, they established groundbreaking intervention techniques to help patients overcome their debilitating fears. Creating lasting change for their patients, retention increased, productivity improved, and overhead losses shrunk.

The dental practice achieved higher profitability with relaxed, positive, and happy patients. Gaining industry visibility with a fear-less dentistry culture, Manie now shares his dental and business expertise as a leading medical professional.

Manie has a keen interest in facilitating an environment for men to find meaning and purpose. A way to let go of broken life stories and find true meaning, live a purposeful live and making a difference in the world.

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What People are Saying

“A Great Find”

“No more excuses, I feel far more confident in my everyday life. I will forever be grateful for the help and support I have received from Christine. Thank you”


“Fabulous transformation”

“Your coaching got me through. I have spent many years running away missing appointments through fear.  I can not thank you enough”


“Another successful experience”

“Christine is a kind & genuine person who has a heart to help and serve others.  Her positive and friendly personality is so comforting. ”



“I am continuing to work hard on myself to become stronger and improve my future.  You are amazing and I cannot believe how far I have come.”


Consulting Hours

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.

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