Dr Gavin Lenz is a qualified orthodontist who works in our Mooloolaba, Stafford, Brisbane CBD and Annerley practices.
Dr Gavin 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 he was awarded 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 recently finished working at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital where he was part of the team treating patients 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 Lenz is a member of the Australian Dental Association, Australian Society of Orthodontists and American Association of Orthodontists.
He is married with 2 young sons and a daughter and besides uninterrupted sleep, enjoys bushwalking, cycling, surfing and reading. They currently reside in Alexandra Headlands on the Sunshine Coast.