Born in Brisbane, Dr Weir lived in Papua New Guinea and Cairns before returning to Brisbane for secondary school. He undertook a Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Queensland and graduated with First Class Honours in 1983. He then worked as a general dentist for the Royal Australian Air Force in Melbourne, Amberley and Malaysia, and then in Brisbane for the Queensland Teachers’ Union Health Society before undertaking further studies. At the University of Adelaide Dr Weir obtained his Masters in Dental Surgery (Orthodontics) in 1990 before returning to private specialist practice in Brisbane.
Dr Weir is accredited as a Platinum Elite Invisalign Provider, a member of the Asia Pacific Advisory Board for Invisalign and is Clinical Consultant to both Invisalign Australia and to Invisalign South East Asia. He has lectured extensively – both at the University of Queensland for 7 years and to dental and orthodontic societies and universities in Queensland, interstate and overseas.
Dr Weir lives in Chapel Hill with his wife Sharon and their three children. When not doing orthodontics, he likes writing, cricket, hiking, skiing and more cricket! He also loves cats and is a member and sponsor of the Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust and Australia Zoo!