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Dr Peter Miles

“One of my biggest points of difference is my research and evidence-based approach. There is no other orthodontist in private practice in Australia who has done the research that I do which guides my clinical practice. In fact, there are barely any worldwide.”

“I have over 50 publications and two invite videos. One of my articles was the 2016 feature article in the most prestigious orthodontic journal; the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.”

A passion for creating naturally beautiful smiles

Dr Peter Miles was born in Gympie and later moved to Caloundra where his father was the first principal of Caloundra State High School. He then attended Brisbane State High School and enrolled in the University of Queensland’s Bachelor of Dental Science, before graduating with honours in 1985. To become a registered specialist orthodontist, Dr Miles then attended the orthodontic program at the University of Pittsburgh achieving his Certificate of Orthodontics and Masters of Dental Science in 1994, graduating first in his class.

Dr Miles is a member of the Australian Society of Orthodontics, the American Association of Orthodontics and is certified by the Australian Orthodontic board

In addition to his full time orthodontic practice, Dr Miles teaches future orthodontists at the University of Queensland, the University of Sydney and Seton Hill University in the USA and is involved in orthodontic research. When not practicing orthodontics, Dr Miles enjoys spending time with his family, kite surfing and keeping fit and healthy.

Dr Miles has published over 50 research papers and book chapters and has been invited to lecture around the world. He has also published an orthodontic textbook titled Evidence Based Clinical Orthodontics where Dr Miles worked on the book as an editor and an author of several chapters.

P.Raymond Begg Research Award

Dr Miles received the P.Raymond Begg Research Award in 2018 for his outstanding research into accelerated orthodontic treatment.  The P.Raymond Begg Research Award is the Australian Orthodontic Society Foundation for Research and Education’s most prestigious award for an outstanding original series of papers with significance to orthodontics. Dr Miles is only the eighth orthodontist to receive this award since its inception in 1980.