Periocare Star Profile: Jeremy Wheaton

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Meet Jeremy!  Jeremy is one of our dedicated and very talented periodontal hygienists.  He joined Periocare in 2007 when the new 800 Gympie Rd premises opened. He graduated from the University of Queensland in 2000 with a B.Applied HSc (Oral Health). Jeremy has over 12 years experience working in general dentistry, orthodontics, periodontics and specialist HIV/Oncology Dental Hospital services (St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney). Jeremy is a proud member of the Dental Hygienists’ Association (Qld). In his spare time, Jeremy enjoys competitive road cycling and watching rugby.

 

Jeremy is participating in the Rio Tinto Ride to Conquer Cancer in August to support cancer research. Peter, Richard and Jeremy are dedicating the ride this year to Stuart’s recovery. If you would like to make a donation please follow the link here.

 

How long have you worked at Periocare? Almost 8 years

Describe your job in one sentence Challenging but rewarding

Career highlight to date Surviving my first week at Periocare?

What gets you up in the morning? Usually a full bladder

What do you know now that you wish you knew before? Credit cards are your enemy, not your friend

What super-power would help in your job? The rubber neck of Reid Richards – Fantastic 4

Funniest person you work with and why? They’re all clowns, so it is hard to pick just one!

Any secret hobbies? Classified

Ultimate travel destination? Lake Como, Italy

Three things you can’t live without? Beer, cycling, family

What never fails to make you laugh? Anything from Rowan Atkinson

First three songs that play when you hit shuffle on the iPod? The Flower Song – Lakme Opera, Down by the River – Biss n Eso, Californication – Red Hot Chilli Peppers