Dr Barbara Szylkarski

BDSc. (Hons) Qld

Barbara graduated from the University of Queensland with Honours and the Owen Pearn Prize in Operative Dentistry (the reconstruction of teeth).  The focus of her practice is to deliver outstanding patient care and natural looking results.

Barbara gained extensive experience in country Queensland operating general anaesthetic oral surgery sessions from the local hospital. Then working in London Barbara continued to up skill in endodontic (root canal) surgery and implant dentistry. Barbara returned to Australia to raise her children and continued to treat in private practice in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast.  She has expertise in dental implants, sleep dentistry, oral appliances to stop snoring and whole mouth rehabilitation.

But it was on the Gold Coast that Barbara developed a passion for cosmetic reconstructive dentistry, leading to work in Brisbane alongside one of Brisbane’s top cosmetic specialists, adding to her expertise in this area. Barbara currently teaches at the University of Queensland Dental School as a clinical demonstrator in General Practice.

Barbara is a member of:

  • Australian Dental Association
  • University of Queensland Teaching Staff
  • The Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce


Leichhardt Street Dental Practice is the culmination of over 22 years experience into one location, reflecting a passion for ongoing training and education.


Kirsty joins us with a wealth of experience as a dental assistant and receptionist. Kirsty has worked in Brisbane over the last 5 years and completed her qualifications with a Cert III in dental assisting and First Aid. Her expereince extends to all areas of general dentistry, root canals and oral surgery. Kirsty prides herself on being gentle and caring. Her warm smile and helpful attitude will also make you feel very comfortable in our practice. Kirsty particularly enjoys working with children.


Megan is also an extremely caring and gentle dental assistant and receptionist. She has a Cert III in dental assisting and First Aid and is loving her career as a dental assistant. Her expereince extends to all areas of general dentistry and also has a Cert lll in business.  Megan is a joy to work with and has an exceptionally happy disposition. She loves shopping for Mimco.  Megan is the digital wiz at our practice, she can sort out any admin problem you may encounter.

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