Principal – Dip.DT, AdvDip.DP | Waterford West, Redbank Plains
Having started in the dental industry as a Dental Technician in 1998, Peter’s qualifications and experience over the years are impressive. He built his experience and reputation over many years, having operated a certified BPS® dental laboratory focusing on quality removable prosthetics, which serviced over 60 dentists and dental specialists from across Queensland and parts of Australia.
In 2010, Peter extended his qualifications from Dental Technician to Dental Prosthetist and upon graduation he was awarded the Karl Ring Award for Clinical Excellence. Peter is recognised as a certified BPS® clinician, and technician and is highly skilled in precision denture techniques.
His passion for continuing education has kept him at the forefront in the field of Dental Prosthetics. He has since traveled to Japan to study the teachings of Dr. Jiro Abe and his Suction Effective Lower denture technique. He has also completed the Implant Overdenture course, Swiss Denture Concept course, the CQR Denture Technique course and has lectured nationally and internationally on Occlusal Therapy for Edentulous Patients.
As an extremely motivated person, Peter carries his enthusiasm for his work through to his patients. Peter takes care and time to ensure each appointment and detail is executed with exact care and finesse. Peter has a commitment to his patients to provide the best quality dentures available, a commitment that benefits everyone that visits Denture Health Care.
Peter works at our Waterford West and Redbank Clinics. He is registered with the Dental Board of Australia and a member of the Australian Dental Prosthetists’ Association. Peter is married with 3 boys who love to keep him busy with sports.
Prosthestist – DipDt, AdvDip.DP | Sunnybank Hills, Beaudesert, Redbank Plains
In 2003, Hiro commenced his Diploma of Dental Technology and came to Denture Health Care for work placement. His artistic ability, intelligence and high levels of finesse were too good to dismiss so at the end of his studies in 2005, Hiro was offered a full-time position. Hiro became Peter’s first apprentice and has worked with him ever since. Hiro extended his study by completing his Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics in 2011. He is a registered dental practitioner with the Dental Board of Australia as well as a member of the Australian Dental Prosthetists’ Association.
Hiro enjoys the technical aspects of creating natural looking teeth for individual patients. He is a certified BPS® clinician, and technician and maintains an up-to-date knowledge base by ensuring regular attendance at dental conferences and courses. Hiro has also completed the Suction Effective Lower denture technique with Dr. Jiro Abe in Japan, Implant Overdenture course and the CQR denture technique course.
Outside of work Hiro is an avid Ice hockey and Inline hockey player. He also enjoys going to the gym and keeping fit. You can find Hiro at our Sunnybank Hills, Redbank and Beaudesert clinic, where he is building an excellent reputation for his quality dentures.
Dental Prosthetist – BDT, MPros | Waterford West, Redbank Plains, Sunnybank Hills
Josh attended Griffith University, graduating with a Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Technology in 2013 and a Masters of Oral Health in Dental Prosthetics in 2015. Upon graduation he was awarded the Apex Dental Prosthetic Excellence Prize. He is registered with the Dental Board of Australia and is a member of the Australian Dental Prosthetists Association.
Josh enjoys creating dentures that are natural and functional, ensuring the patient is comfortable every step of the way. Josh has a passion for all aspects of dental prosthetics and is committed in exploring new technologies and techniques for denture construction by actively attending seminars and lectures. He has completed his BPS clinical and technical courses, Dr Abe’s Suction Effective Lower denture technique and the Implant Overdenture course. Josh works at our Waterford West, Sunnybank Hills, Redbank Clinics where he is rapidly building a reputatable name in quality removable dentures. On the weekends Josh enjoys wakeboarding and hanging out with friends.
From Denture Health Care beginnings, Sharon has been instrumental in the company’s growth and development, gaining tremendous satisfaction from working with a dedicated team and seeing the pleasure on patients’ faces.
Sharon’s past experience from running a very successful commercial building company for over 20 years, has ensured she can tackle many of the demands associated with our clinics. Sharon manages the day to day running of all our clinics as well as takes care of the business end. Her day is filled with making appointments, taking phone calls, dealing with patients and staff and coordinating our Prosthetists’ appointment books. She undertakes the training and further development of the office administration staff at all our clinic locations.
Sharon’s wonderful personality, attention to detail and fantastic work ethic make her a valuable asset to the Denture Health Care team. Sharon has 3 adult children and lives an active lifestyle.
Besides being a busy wife to Peter and mother to their 3 boys, Tina still finds the time to work at Denture Health Care. Tina keeps busy helping Sharon with reception, infection control, social media, and office management.
Tina’s wonderful personality, attention to detail and fantastic work ethic make her a valuable asset to the Denture Health Care team.
Young Jae Son
Young studied Dental Technology at Southbank TAFE and graduated in 2012. Under the watchful eye of Peter and Hiro, Young has developed into a very skillful, hard working, and motivated dental technician who works with enthusiasm and passion. Young is a certified BPS technician having completed his BPS technical course in 2013. Young is responsible for managing the dental laboratory, ensuring all work is completed on time and to a very high standard, a standard he knows Peter would expect. He is currently pursuing further studies undertaking the Bachelor Degree in Dental Prosthetics and hopes one day to be a great dental prosthetist at Denture Health Care. Young was born in South Korea but now calls Australia home after becoming an Australian Citizen in 2016.
Having started his dental technician career in 1976, Jeff brings over 40 years of experience to the Denture Health Care team. Jeff retired in 2014 from South Brisbane Dental Hospital and travelled extensively around the world with his wife. Peter first worked under Jeff as an apprentice in the dental hospital system where the two of them forged a friendship that has spanned over 18 years. In 2016, Jeff stepped out of retirement and settled at Denture Health Care, working with Peter once again.
With Jeff’s incredible technical experience and vast background, including BPS technical and Maxillo-Facial training, Jeff is a valued member of the Denture Health Care team.
Iqbal is a dedicated and hard working BPS dental technician making him a valuable member of the Denture Health Care team. He works with enthusiasm and passion and perfection is always his first priority. He especially enjoys setting up teeth that look natural and real. Iqbal has a great sense of humour that keeps the whole team laughing. In his spare time he enjoys going to the gym, catching up with friends and swimming at the beach.