Meet our team
Dr. Natalie Costello
Natalie graduated with Honours in Dentistry from the University of Queensland in 2000. With over 17 years experience, Natalie is passionate about delivering high quality dentistry.
Natalie became owner and principal at Taringa Fiveways Dental in December 2012. Natalie is committed to providing dental treatment in an ethical and conservative manner. Priding herself on being gentle and thorough, she believes in the importance of explaining all options to her patients. Natalie understands the importance of each visit being comfortable, positive and relaxed for new patients and all members of the family.
Being an ADA member, both state and federally, she strongly believes in updating her knowledge by attending the latest seminars and conferences. Outside of dentistry Natalie enjoys spending time with her young family and friends.
Dr. Mihaela Petrou
Mihaela studied Dentistry at the University of Queensland. After graduation in 1990 Mihaela worked as Clinical Demonstrator for a couple of years at the UQ’s teaching Dental Clinic.
Mihaela has experience in private practice in Queensland for 7 years. Between 1997 and 2001 she worked in English Private Practice undertaking both British and American Dental Courses. She prides herself on her fine dexterity, gentleness and perfectionism. Mihaela was a founding member of The Pogonian Dental Study Group which she still meets with for monthly lectures and meetings. She has completed many Continuing Educational Courses in numerous fields, including new treatments, techniques and materials.
Special interests include Cosmetic, Reconstructive, Paediatric and Endodontic Dentistry always with the aim on prevention. She’s especially talented at easing and relaxing a nervous patient’s mind, and ensuring children feel relaxed and have fun in her care.
Meet Alannah our patient co-ordinator and clinical assistant, who is passionate about dentistry and oral health care.
Alannah is happy to provide you with home care advice to keep your teeth and gums healthy for life.
Originally from Central Coast NSW, she moved to Brisbane and enjoys keeping fit and walking her dog Macey
Anna joined Taringa Fiveways Dental team in 2017. She is studying Bachelor of Dental Science at UQ and has a passion for dentistry.
Anna will help you in any way she can, in a friendly and professional manner.
She is dedicated to ensuring you have a pleasant dental experience.