Dr Fleur Creeper – Specialist Periodontist in Perth, Western Australia
Dr Fleur Creeper completed her Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours from The University of Western Australia in 2000. In 2003 she was accepted into the Periodontics Masters programme at The University of Queensland (UQ) was awarded the ANZAP medal (2005) for the most outstanding post-graduate presentation.
In 2005 she completed her Masters of Dental Science in Periodontics from UQ. Her masters thesis was entitled “The Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma on the Function of Periodontium-Derived Cells”
At this time she also obtained her Fellowship with The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in Periodontics (FRACDS (Perio)). This resulted in two publications:
2012 Creeper F, Ivanovski S. Effect of Autologous and Allogenic Platelet-Rich Plasma on Human Gingival Fibroblast Function. Oral Dis. 2012 Jul;18(5):494- 500
2009 Creeper F, Lichanska AM, Marshall RI, Seymour GJ, Ivanovski S. The Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma on Osteoblast and Periodontal Ligament Cell Migration, Proliferation and Differentiation. J Periodont Res 2009; 44(2):258-65.
In 2014 she was awarded a Fellowship with the International College of Dentists and 2019 a Fellowship with Academy of Dentistry International.
Fleur was selected to be a volunteer dentist at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games and found this to be one of her career highlights. She was recognised as a critical part of the dental/medical team and was awarded one of the prestigious Outstanding Volunteer Awards. Fleur has tutored undergraduate dental students over many years at The University of Western Australia and The University of Queensland.
She is an active member of many societies including the:
Australian Periodontology Society (ASP)
– ASP (WA) Secretary 2006-2013
The Australian and New Zealand Academy of Periodontists (ANZAP)
The Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS)
– RACDS (WA) Secretary 2010-2015
– RACDS (WA) Interim Chairperson 2014-2015
The Australian Dental Association (ADA)
– ADA (WA Branch) Council Member 2008-2019
– ADA (WA Branch) Treasurer 2013-2015
– ADA (WA Branch) Vice-President 2015-2016
– ADA (WA Branch) Chair Oral Health Committee 2015-2019
– ADA (Federal) Oral Health Committee member 2016-Current
Dental Specialist Society of Western Australia member (DSSWA)
Fellow of the International College of Dentists (FICD)
Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International (FADI)
She has a particular focus and interest in periodontal therapy & natural dentition maintenance and links between oral health & general health and wellbeing.
She has recently returned to clinical practice after spending some time with her young family. Outside of work she enjoys all sorts of outdoor pursuits with her family. She enjoys swimming and has completed the Rottnest Channel Swim Solo. She likes to travel and explore new places, sample new foods and loves reformer Pilates and aims to fit this in whenever she can.
- Professional Affiliations ADA, ANZAP, ASP, RACDS
- Certifications BDSc (Hons) UWA, MDSc (Perio) UQ, FRACDS (Perio), FICD, FADI
- Special Interests Periodontal therapy & natural dentition maintenance, links between oral health & general health