Dr Peter Keay

BDSc MDSc

Dr. Keay received his Bachelor of Dental Science degree with Honours and his Masters of Dental Science from the University of Queensland in 1980.

Dr Keay then commenced work as Dentist-in-Charge at the Monto hospital west of Bundaberg and then advanced his career as a dentist to the Ipswich Oral Health Clinic. After specialising in Orthodontics in 1990, he then worked on the north side of Brisbane at the Children’s Oral Health Service and Royal Children’s Hospital. Dr Keay then began his specialist orthodontic career in a private practice at two locations, Sunnybank and Ferny Hills.

As a former President of the Australian Society of Orthodontics (Queensland branch), he maintains an active interest in the society and regularly attends state and national study meetings. He is a member of the Australian Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, and a Fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontists. Dr Keay has a son, two daughters and three grandchildren. Family life has always kept Dr Keay very busy with his wife. When Dr Keay is not involved with the practice, he enjoys going to theatre events, cooking up a storm and spending time with family.

Dr Annu Nangia

BSc BDSc MDSc

Dr Nangia received her Bachelor of Dental Science degree from the University of Melbourne and obtained her Masters of Dental Science in Orthodontics from the University of Sydney in 2001.

Dr Nangia also received a Bachelor of Science degree from Monash University in Melbourne. Dr Nangia began her career as a dentist with Queensland Health in 1996, working in Hervey Bay and Indooroopilly before commencing a specialist orthodontic practice in 2001 with Dr Peter Keay.

Dr Nangia is a member of the Australian Dental Association, past president of the Australian Society of Orthodontics (Queensland), and a Fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontists. Dr Nangia is currently president of Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society (Queensland). Dr Nangia has scope of practice in forensic dentistry.

When Dr Nangia is not involved with the practice, she enjoys spending time with her family and spontaneous adventures.

Yi Shan

Oral Health Therapist (BOH)

Yi Shan first entered the world of dentistry working for Queensland Health back in 2012 at the Children’s Oral Health Service and Royal Children’s Hospital. She graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health from the University of Queensland and has been working in both public and private practices ever since. Yi Shan is an active member of the Dental Hygienist’s Association of Australia (DHAA) and stays up to date with the latest evidence-based practice and research for optimal patient care.

Outside of dentistry, Yi Shan enjoys playing music as a member of the Queensland Medical Orchestra and volunteers in medical and dental aid programs to give back to the community. She also likes to spend quality time with her family, friends and pets.

Lindy

Clinic Co-Ordinator / Dental Assistant

Lindy began her dental career in 2015 as a student dental assistant at a dentist in Coorparoo who specialised in laser dentistry then advanced her career into orthodontics. Lindy has completed a Certificate III in Dental Assisting and a certificate in Orthodontic Assisting. Lindy started her role as clinic co-ordinator at KN Orthodontics in early 2019. Lindy also has a Certificate II in Animal Studies along with a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

Lindy enjoys time with her family, friends and her German Shepherd Sultan. Lindy also enjoys going on car club adventures with her 1973 Volkswagen Beetle.

Jo

Administration

Jo is a very experienced and dedicated receptionist after spending 17 years in medical administration for a doctor’s surgery. Jo has since joined the team at KN Orthodontics in October 2019 as a receptionist and her bubbly personality is well received by our patients.

Jo enjoys gardening, spending time with her family and adoring her chocolate Labrador Winston. In the future, when the time is right, Jo would love another Burmese cat to join the family. Jo also enjoys a relaxing holiday to Noosa – for her love of the beach and a spot of shopping.  

Mel

Dental Assistant

Mel started her career in general dentistry with the biggest private practice in Victoria. She soon completed a National Certificate in Dental Nursing then pursued her State Certificate provided by the Victorian Dental Board.

Mel advanced her career from general to specialist orthodontics in Melbourne. Her husband’s career took a sea change and they relocated to Brisbane. Since moving to Brisbane, Mel worked for another private practice in Carindale as a clinic co-ordinator. Mel has been a part of the KN Orthodontic team since 2015 and enjoys working for a smaller private practice. Mel has previously worked as a barista and horse-riding instructor in her spare time when she lived in Melbourne. Mel is a huge Dr. Who fan and is waiting for her ride in the Tardis.

Farren

Hygienist

Farren began her dental career in 2005 studying her diploma in Dental Therapy at university. After her completion of her diploma, Farren began working with a paediatric dentist and for a school dental clinic. Farren then began her orthodontic journey joining the team at KN Orthodontics in 2015. In her spare time, Farren enjoys camping with her kids, husband and dog, going to the beach and sewing.

Julie-Ann

Clinic Co-Ordinator / Dental Assistant

Julie-Ann started her dental career in 2008 studying her Certificate III in Dental Assisting at the Australian Dental Association Queensland. Prior to completing her dental assisting certificate Julie-Ann also completed a Certificate III in Childcare. Julie-Ann joined the team at KN Orthodontics in 2012 as a dental assistant and has since been rewarded for her efforts taking the roll of clinic co-ordinator. Julie-Ann enjoys camping with her friends and family, swimming and spending time with her dog Molly.

Katey

Administration

Katey began her dental career in 1997 and worked for a general dentist until joining the team at KN Orthodontics in 2020. Katey has a Certificate III in Dental Nursing from TAFE Queensland. Katey has many years of experience in administration working for Commonwealth Bank and as a receptionist at her church. Katey enjoys bike riding and spending time with her four children and husband camping. Katey doesn’t have any pets at the moment but will be looking to adopt in the future.

Vicki

Dental Assistant

Vicki joined the team at KN Orthodontics in 2016 and has enjoyed being a dental assistant throughout the years. Vicki has experience in administration, personal assisting, writing books and as an antique shop owner. Vicki enjoys getting out into nature with a bush walk, reading and fiction writing, gardening and co-ordinating a writer’s group. In her spare time Vicki also enjoys catching up with her children who live interstate and overseas.

Casey

Dental Assistant

Casey began her dental career as a dental assistant in 2017 and joined the team at KN Orthodontics in 2020. Casey has completed her Certificate III in hospitality and began working as a bar tender before she decided dentistry was her career of choice. Casey enjoys going to the gym, playing basketball and spending time with her friends at the beach. Casey has a family of pets at home, one cat Franky and two dogs Ziggy and Ryder.