Tracey Hua

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Tracey Hua graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health from the University of Queensland in 2010. From an early age, she was drawn dentistry because of its hands-on nature and the opportunities to improve people’s oral health.

Tracey has a fun and cheerful approach to dentistry, instilling confidence in even the most nervous patients. She focuses on providing the highest quality of care while still giving patients a gentle, positive experience. Outside of work Tracey loves to rock climb, cycle, travel and is quite the foodie.… Continue Reading

Elizabeth Grounds

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Elizabeth Grounds

Elizabeth (“Libby”) graduated from the University of Queensland in 2009 and has worked in the public sector in rural Queensland and private dental practice and specialist orthodontic practice in Brisbane. Before joining Periocare Libby was working for the Australian Dental Association Queensland Branch and completed a Masters in Training and Development. Her role included providing support to Member dentists in their Practices conducting audits throughout Queensland, designing and facilitating continuing professional development events for dentists and their staff in Brisbane and North Queensland, assessing dental assisting students as well as working with Queensland dental universities. Libby was also a member of the Oral Health Committee.

Libby is a member of the Dental Hygiene Association of Queensland and in her spare … Continue Reading

Jennifer Kraatz

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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 … Continue Reading

PCR Takes On The Cradle Mountain Peaks Challenge in Tasmania

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The Cradle Mountain Peaks Challenge in Tasmania has been named by Global Cycling Network one of six of toughest non competitive bike rides in the world. Approximately 400 riders started in freezing temperatures on Sunday 05 NOV 17 and rode over 230 kms and 4500m of climbing . The route went from Devonport to the Cradle Mountain National Park where snow had fallen the day before. Riders had to finish within 13 hours to qualify. PCR managed a credible 11 hours 40 mins all up despite some early trouble with his gears. He is now planning to complete his one remaining Peaks Challenge at Falls Creek in 2018.

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Peter LC Chen

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Peter LC Chen

Peter LC Chen graduated in 2007 from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours). He worked as a general dentist for 5 years before commencing his post graduate training in periodontics at Griffith University. His research was on the osseointegration of dental implants in osteoporotic bone.  Peter was a clinical supervisor at the University of Melbourne and Griffith University, and he was involved in the final examinations for dental students at the University of Queensland.  He is the current president of the Australian Society of Periodontology (Queensland branch), a member of the International Team for Implantology, and the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Periodontology. Peter speaks fluent Mandarin.Continue Reading

Liz provides oral health education to refugees

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Elizabeth “Liz” Payne, one of our dedicated Periodontal Hygienists, recently volunteered her time at a local TAFE college. Her audience comprised of refugees with varying English vocabulary and communication skills. Some of the students who attended had been in Australia for years, while others had only recently arrived in the country. Liz found that the refugees had also come from different backgrounds; from the educated middle class, to those only knowing refugee camps with no formal schooling.

During Dental Health Week last month, Liz delivered a presentation based around four key points; the importance of regular dental care provided by a dentist, smoking and its effects on oral health, dietary choices and oral health education at home. Students received samples … Continue Reading

Team Culte Dentaire cycle success!

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This past weekend team Culte Dentaire participated in The 2015 Rio Tinto Ride to Conquer Cancer benefiting QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, and it was a huge success! The race, in it’s 5th year, raised $2.9 million with 703 riders!

Peter, Richard and Jeremy collectively raised just shy of $8000. A fantastic effort by all – especially in support of one of our own, Stuart Brand’s recovery.


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Sports Weekender!

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We hope you have enjoyed some sports focused content this week and can apply some of your newly gained knowledge at sports functions and events over the weekend!… Continue Reading