Dr Lourens Du Preez was born and raised in Durban, South Africa and studied at the University of Stellenbosch in the beautiful Western Cape Province. He graduated in 2003 and owned a practice in his home town until 2008.
Dr Du Preez and his wife Theresa immigrated to Australia in 2008. They lived and worked in several towns around the north and south of Tasmania and Far North Queensland before deciding to settle in Hobart in 2015.
Dr Du Preez has a post graduate diploma in orthodontics and is currently undertaking a fellowship with the Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons. He has a keen interest in all aspects of dentistry and strives to provide his patients with only the best care possible.
Dr Du Preez has a gentle and caring approach and understands that every patient is unique with their own needs and requirements. He provides various treatment options for patients including sedation, ‘happy gas’ and general anaesthesia.
Dr Du Preez enjoys outdoor activities with his family, including cycling, swimming and long days on the beach. He likes a variety of water sports and is a keen surfer and kite surfer. Dr Du Preez loves watching rugby and has both a South African and Australian supporters’ jersey hanging in his closet.