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.



Dental Assistant and Receptionist

Lydia is our fabulous dental assistant and receptionist completing her studies in International Business at QUT. She is a very caring and gentle dental assistant who will make you feel very welcome and cared for during your visit.  Lydia speaks some Mandarin which is most helpful for our Asian student community in Spring Hill.  She looks forward to making you feel comfortable at your next visit.


Receptionist and Dental Assistant

Micaela joins us with a keen interest in dental care and continues to develop her experience in the health care setting as she begins her studies in Occupational Therapy. She loves caring for patients on a daily basis. Micaela has a passion for helping people by working to improve their quality of life, particularly children. She prides herself on being gentle and caring. Her warm smile and helpful attitude will also make you feel at home and very comfortable in our practice.

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