Dr Mihaela Petrou
Mihaela grew up in sunny Bundaberg and came to Brisbane in 1985 to study dentistry at the University of Queensland. Soon after graduation in 1990, Mihaela accepted a position as Clinical Demonstrator for a couple of years at the University of Queensland’s dental school. This was a great compliment as to her clinical skills, as she had just graduated. She prides herself on her fine dexterity, gentleness and perfectionism. Mihaela was a founding member of the ADA affiliated Pogonion Dental Study Group which she still meets with for monthly meetings and lectures. She has completed many continuing educational courses, in numerous fields of dentistry both here and overseas. Her commitment to the advancement of new techniques and dental materials is ongoing.
Post graduation Mihaela worked in private practice in Sunnybank, Queensland for 7 years. Between 1997 and 2001 she worked in English private practice undertaking both British and American Dental courses. 2001 saw her return to Brisbane to both practice and enjoy Queensland family life. Coming from an artistic family her passions also include singing (jazz), painting, fashion design and sewing.
Special interests include Cosmetic, Reconstructive, Paediatric (children), Periodonal (gum disease) and Endodontic dentistry always with the aim for prevention, and minimal invasiveness. Mihaela has a special interest in being very gentle and caring. She is especially talented at easing and relaxing a nervous patient’s mind with a gift for turning children’s dental visits into a fun play time. Nothing makes her happier than to make you laugh whilst performing quality dentistry.