Dr Lenz is a qualified orthodontist who works at Platinum Orthodontics' Mooloolaba, Stafford, Brisbane CBD and Annerley practices.
Dr Lenz has spent the majority of his life in different parts of Australia. He graduated as a dentist from the University of Queensland in December 1990. He then joined the Royal Australian Air Force and worked as a Dental Officer for 6 years in general practice dentistry. During this time he resided in Townsville, Canberra, Adelaide and Sydney.
In 1996, Dr Lenz was awarded Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons: a qualification awarded to a small percentage of Australian dentists. In 1997, Dr Lenz was accepted to the orthodontic program at the University of Melbourne. His training was completed in 1999 and was awarded a Master of Dental Science.
Dr Lenz has since worked as an orthodontist for short periods of time in Rockhampton, Queensland; Wellington, New Zealand; Cambridge, U.K.; and Toronto, Canada. In Toronto he worked at the Hospital for Sick Children, aiding in the treatment of complex patients including those with Cleft Lip and Palate and other craniofacial anomalies.
Dr Lenz works part-time at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, continuing his work within this specialised area. Dr Lenz has remained associated with the University of Queensland School of Dentistry, teaching at both the undergraduate and post-graduate level
Dr Staples graduated with Honours from the University of Queensland in dentistry in 1981 where he received the Mary Moffat Memorial Prize for Undergraduate Orthodontics
He completed his Orthodontic Masters Degree in 1986 and received the First Research Award from the Australian Society of Orthodontists in 1987. He joined the Brisbane Orthodontic Group in 1987 and has since served on various state and federal Orthodontic Executives and Committees.
Dr Staples is an Honorary Post Graduate Clinical Supervisor at the University of Queensland Dental School Orthodontic Program.
Dr Peter Miles was born in Gympie and later moved to Caloundra where his father was the first principal of Caloundra State High School. He then attended Brisbane State High School and enrolled in the University of Queensland’s Bachelor of Dental Science, before graduating with honours in 1985. To become a registered specialist orthodontist, Dr Miles then attended the orthodontic program at the University of Pittsburgh achieving his Certificate of Orthodontics and Masters of Dental Science in 1994, graduating first in his class.
In addition to his full time orthodontic practice, Dr Miles taught future orthodontists at the University of Queensland for over 10 years and is a visiting lecturer at Seton Hill University in the USA and is involved in orthodontic research. When not practicing orthodontics, Dr Miles enjoys spending time with his family, kite surfing and keeping fit and healthy.
Dr Miles has published over 45 research papers and book chapters and has been invited to lecture around the world. He has also published an orthodontic textbook titled Evidence Based Clinical Orthodontics, where Dr Miles worked on the book as an editor and an author of several chapters.