Meet the team!

Dr Gavin Lenz, Dr Emily Ong, and Dr Safa Al-Shafi would like you to meet their team!

Introducing the ladies who assist in making your visit to Platinum Orthodontics an enjoyable one.

For more information on our experienced staff or about any aspects of our practices, please visit our individual practice pages.

Carolyn helped Dr Gavin Lenz start Platinum Orthodontics in 2002 continuing for 8 years before a slight change in career. She joined us for a 2nd time in 2012 as our warm receptionist greeting you in our Stafford and City practices.
Outside of work Carolyn loves travelling with her hubby and has been to some amazing places that include Machu Picchu, Galapogas, Cook Islands (Rarotonga) and Myanmar.

When Danielle isn’t assisting you in our Mooloolaba practice she is getting outdoors, surfing and going to the beach.

Rachel came to work with us at Platinum Orthodontics in 2011 and is the smiling, energetic and helpful face that greets you at our Mooloolaba front desk.
When not working Rachel is a busy mum to 2 lovely young girls and 2 crazy dogs. In between work and family, she loves to hit the gym!

Tahlia completed her certificate III in dental assisting in 2008 in Melbourne where she worked for the last 12 years and moved up to the Sunny coast to be closer to family.

When she’s not in our Mooloolaba practice she loves to play touch footy and spend time with her two young girls at the beach.

Natasha started at Platinum Orthodontics in 2013 and is our friendly dental assistant in the Annerley, City and Hawthorne practices. When not at work, Natasha enjoys baking and decorating cakes which her husband and beautiful daughter just love!

Holly started here at Platinum Orthodontics in July 2020 with experience in General Dental. On weekends she enjoys spending time at the beach with her son Lukas.

Ashley W joined practice in 2016 from a general dentist in Yamba NSW. Ashley loves educating others on having a healthy lifestyle and is following this passion by studying a Bachelor of Nutrition & Dietetics and a Bachelor of Biomedical Science at QUT.

Kerry is the newest member to join us at Platinum Orthodontics. After treating her children here a few years ago she developed a passion to provide outstanding care to our patients.
Kerry enjoys a relaxed life with her husband, dog and cat now that the big kids have moved out!

Lauren is one of our knowledgeable dental assistants in the Brisbane area. It is her dream to be a midwife and while working with Platinum Orthodontics she intends to study to reach this dream one day. In her spare time she likes to go on picnics with her partner and her dog.

Hey guys my name’s Jacob and I’ve been a part of the Platinum team for several months. A little about myself,  I’m currently in my second year of a dual degree: Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Biomedical Science at QUT. In my spare time you can catch me at outdoors, fishing, camping and waterskiing. I also love my sports.