Jennifer Kraatz graduated as a dentist from Griffith University, Queensland, in 2009. Prior to commencing her periodontal specialist training she worked in both the private and public sectors in Queensland and Tasmania before settling on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.
Jennifer has spent time as a clinical supervisor and lecturer at Griffith University and Oral Health Services Tasmania teaching undergraduate students in the subjects of general dentistry, periodontology and dental implants. She worked as an adjunct lecturer at the University of Tasmania, has presented at the International Association for Dental Research and trained general medical practitioners about basic dental procedures with General Practice Training Tasmania.
She is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Periodontics, the Australian Society of Periodontology and the Australian Dental Association for which she has been a state councillor and treasurer.