Our team is led by our 2 owner dentists, Dr Dan Hanson and Dr Murray Orr. However, we are blessed with a group of individuals specially selected for their care, honesty and skill.
Dr Dan is passionate about holistic health and wellness having made major changes in his own life using holistic treatments. See Dr Dan’s Health Journey to read more on this.
Dr Dan is co-founder of Heal Dental Care.
As well as lecturing to both orthodontists and dentists on a global stage in the field of Early Interceptive Orthodontics, Dr Dan runs a separate clinic dedicated to this treatment. In addition, Dr Dan is a qualified Breathing Educator (www.buteyko.info) and runs our Breathing Programs.
His main roles at Heal Dental Care are The Tongue and Lip Tie Clinics, TMJ Treatments, Breathing Programs, Nutritional Assessments, and co-ordinating The Team Approach to Your Health.
Outside of Heal, Dr Dan loves to feel the wind in his face while kite-surfing at some of our amazing local spots.
Dr Dan is passionate about continuous learning, and he is currently undertaking a five year fellowship in Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (ACNEM)
Described by Dr Dan as an artist, Dr Murray Orr takes considerable pride in his dentistry. Even when you can’t see the detail of the finished result in your mouth, he is the one who cares that it is absolutely perfect. His attention to detail and meticulous nature produce incredible results for his patients.
Outside of the office, Dr Murray is an entrepreneur, organic gardener, musician and keen fisherman. He is married and lives locally, is very fond of the southern Gold Coast and believes that Burleigh Heads is among the best places on earth.
A graduate from Griffith University on the Gold Coast, Dr Murray has spent many hours refining his technical abilities with specialists and other peers. This year he was asked to contribute as the youngest tutor to ever teach at Griffith University Dental clinic.
While technically very capable as a dentist, Dr Murray is also sympathetic to your individual needs. He loves working with children and aims to make visits to the dentist a positive experience for all young ones. Dr Murray truly understands people’s apprehension in relation to dentistry and would like to warmly welcome you and your family to Heal Dental Care.
Oral Health Therapists help to manage preventative care needs.
Our Oral Health Therapist, Brad Lindeberg, has been a Gold Coast local for over 30 years, and enjoys the lifestyle with his wife and 3 children – a boy and twin girls.
Oral Health Therapists often work in conjunction with other health professionals to provide total body approach to your health. Brad has a wealth of dental knowledge and is more than happy to discuss any dental issue or questions you may have during your appointment. He is very aware of how oral health can impact on overall well-being and believes that prevention truly is better than cure.
Brad graduated as an Oral Health Therapist in 2011, with the benefit of years experience in General Dentistry as well as Orthodontics. His ‘double’ degree qualifies him to treat all children and adolescents (aged 0 – 18yrs) not only for oral hygiene but also for fillings as needed.Dental Associates
We are blessed with the skills of our associates. They bring new ideas and add a new vibe and feeling to our practice. The presence of a highly trained associate is not only beneficial to our patients, but it helps us to develop our own skills. Every individual has their own strengths and characterDental Hygienists (and Therapists)
We recommend regular maintenance of oral health to all of our patients. Our highly skilled Dental Hygienists (and Therapists) are the ideal way to have regular maintenance with someone who makes cleaning teeth their specialty. While our dentists are perfectly capable of cleaning your teeth, a clean with these highly valued team members will leave your mouth sparkling and feeling greatDental Receptionists
All of our receptionists have years of experience within the dental industry, so they are able to help you make the right appointment quickly, and effectivelyDental Assistants
Our highly trained dental assistants will ensure that at certain times when our dentist is focussing on your treatment, your needs are being looked after. They will also assist the dentist in ensuring your treatment is carried out as quickly as possible while maintaining the highest quality we can possibly achieve
All of our dentists who treat tongue ties have been highly trained by Dr Dan Hanson (one of our owners) and The Tongue Tie Institute. Dr Dan is co-founder of the Tongue Tie Institute and lectures to professionals from all over the world on this fascinating subject. Dr Dan has treated hundreds of babies to assist with feeding, as well as countless children and adults who may suffer from anything from dental crowding, to head and neck pains. He is one of Australia’s most experienced tongue tie dentists, and tongue tie release forms over 90% of his workTongue Tie Receptionist
With tongue tie there is a lot more coordination of appointments required than normal dentistry. Our receptionist is trained at The Tongue Tie Institute and will ensure that you have been given all the information you need to ensure you are fully prepared for your appointmentsTongue Tie Dental Assistant
This is not a procedure routinely taught at dental school and so we ensure that all of our tongue tie dental assistants have gone through training with The Tongue Tie Institute. The result is a highly skilled assistant who is able to put our guest at ease and make the treatment go seamlesslyLactation Consultant / Midwife (for infant tongue ties)
An infant tongue tie clinic is just not the same without a highly trained Lactation Consultant or Midwife. Our LCs and Midwives are also trained at The Tongue Tie Institute and between them have years of experience in the field of tongue ties. They also have personal experience, having seen family members go through the procedure. These highly trained professionals are able to assist in diagnosis of infant wellbeing and function. There are also highly trained in neonatal care