Our Team

At Smile Artistry, we have a friendly team of experienced dentists & hygienists ready to provide you with personalised dental services in Brisbane.  

Meet Our Team

DR JOHN BACALAKIS  dr-john-bacalakis.jpg

Qualifications: BDSC (HONS) 
​Position: General Dentist

Dr John Bacalakis is a General Dentist, concentrating on Cosmetic Dentistry, Implant Dentistry and Comprehensive General Dental Care.
Graduated from the University of Queensland in 2003 with Honours.

Continuing Education:
Advanced Dental Care with Kois Center, Seattle.
Advanced Occlusion and Treatment Planning with Kois Center, Seattle.
Accredited with the Australian Society of implant Dentistry.
Misch International Implant Institute Surgical Graduate.
Diplomate of The International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Fellow of The International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Member of The Australian Society of Implant Dentistry.
Member of The International Congress of Oral Implantologists. 
Provides the latest in Computer Guided Dental Implant Surgery.
Read more about Dr John Bacalakis' Education

DR GRAHAM MCKAYdr-graham-mckay.jpg

Qualifications: BDSC(HONS) B.PHARM(HONS)
Position: General Dentist

Dr Graham McKay is a General Dentist, concentrating on Cosmetic Dentistry and comprehensive General Dental Care.
Graduated from The University of Queensland in 1978 with Honours.
Graduated with First Class Honours and Medal of Excellence.
Graduated as Pharmacist prior to Dentistry, with Honours.

Continuing Education:
Member of American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Attends American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry biannually.
Accredited to provide Microthin (Durathin) Veneers from the USA.

DR PAUL MCKAY dr-paul-mckay.jpg

Qualifications: BDSC (HONS) 
Position: General Dentist

Dr Paul McKay is a General Dentist, concentrating on performing Comprehensive General Dentistry, Rehabilitative Dentistry, Dental Implant Surgery and Prosthetics.
Graduated from The University of Queensland in 2003 with Honours.

Continuing Education:
Accredited with the Australian Society of implant Dentistry.  
Misch International Implant Institute Surgical Program.
Diplomate of The International Congress of Oral Implantologists
Fellow of The International Congress of Oral Implantologists
Member of The Australian Society of Implant Dentistry.
Member of The International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Advanced Occlusion programs with Kois Center (Seattle) and Dr Bill McHorris (Gnathologist).
General and Cosmetic Dental Excellence programs at Kois Center Seattle and additionally completed programs include Treatment Planning, Occlusion, Perio-Restorative Interface, Implants - Fixed and Removable, Periodontal Surgery. 
Advanced Digital Photography Courses in Dallas.
Implant World Conferences in Vancouver, Taipei, San Diego, Chicago
Provides the latest in Computer Guided Dental Implant Surgery.

Read more about Dr Paul McKay's Education

DENTAL HYGIENISTSdental-hygienists.jpg

Our three Dental Hygienists, Kate, Fiona and Melanie are top of their chosen field and are trained to provide cleaning and preventive programs to our patients. Kate, Fiona and Melanie complete countless hours of continuing education every year to stay up to date with the best preventive dental care available for their patients.

Our Hygienists are trained to discuss Decay Management Principles and help to prevent both gum disease and dental decay. Our Dental Hygienists identify the factors causing decay, and give recommendations to make the appropriate changes to prevent further decay, meaning less fillings in the future. From these tests our Hygienists are able to tailor a specific Home Care Program that helps you to protect you teeth and gums.  Our Hygienists are trained to perform your Teeth Whitening Procedures. 

 

PRACTICE MANAGERtina-practice-manager.jpg

Our Practice Manager, Tina assists our New Clients and Existing Patients with their dental care.  Tina is dedicated to Dentistry and have vast years of experience in the field.  Tina completed countless hours of continuing education in Professional Practice Management and Patient Care courses including The Diploma of Practice Management from UNSW.

 

DR ROSS FOREMAN - MEDICAL ANAESTHETIST

Dr Foreman graduated from the University of New South Wales in 1991.  Dr Foreman carries a double degree in Medicine and Science. Prior to working as a Consulting Anaesthetist, Dr Foreman spent time working with the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter and Ambulance Service of NSW.  Dr Foreman has an extensive experience in Sedation Anaesthetics in Dental Practice.