Brisbane Implant Dentistry & Perio Care

Meet The Team

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Principal Periodontist

Dr Richard Grant-Thomson

Dr Richard Grant-Thomson joined the Brisbane Implant Dentistry and Perio Care team as a principal dentist. Originally graduating as a dentist from the University of Queensland in 1991, Dr Grant-Thomson began his dental career in the Royal Australian Air Force as a dental officer where he worked for 10 years. During this time he discovered a keen interest for Periodontology and in 2002 completed his specialist qualifications at the University of Queensland.

Before joining the Brisbane practice, Dr Grant-Thomson gained a wealth of experience working across a number of roles including, specialist for the Department of Defence, lecturer for the…

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Dr Richard Grant-Thomson joined the Brisbane Implant Dentistry and Perio Care team as a principal dentist. Originally graduating as a dentist from the University of Queensland in 1991, Dr Grant-Thomson began his dental career in the Royal Australian Air Force as a dental officer where he worked for 10 years. During this time he discovered a keen interest for Periodontology and in 2002 completed his specialist qualifications at the University of Queensland.

Before joining the Brisbane practice, Dr Grant-Thomson gained a wealth of experience working across a number of roles including, specialist for the Department of Defence, lecturer for the University of Queensland Dental School Postgraduate Periodontics program and examiner for the Griffith University Postgraduate Periodontics program.

Passionate about the field of Periodontology, Dr Grant-Thomson has a special interest in periodontal regenerative surgery and dental implants. During the completion of his specialist qualifications, he was awarded the Australian Periodontology Research Foundation prize for his publication on periodontal treatment in 2001.

Dr Richard Grant-Thomson is part of the following associations:

  • International Team for Oral Implantology (fellow)
  • AstraTech and Straumann Dental Implants (speaker)
Teamimage 202X202 Elizabethpayne
Periodontal Hygienist

Elizabeth Payne

Elizabeth (Liz) Payne joined the Brisbane Implant Dentistry and Perio Care in 2005. Since graduating in 1990, Liz has gained a wealth of experience working in both public and private sector practices, including specialist dental practices. Placing a high value on her professional development she has also gained further qualifications in the areas of local anaesthesia, orthodontics, oral health education and dental radiography.

Elizabeth Payne is part of the following associations:

  • Dental Hygienists' Association of Australia (Queensland branch)