Meet our team

Dr. Natalie Costello


Dr Natalie graduated from the University of Qld with Honours in 2000. With over 20 years experience, she prides herself on being gentle and thorough in her dental treatments. 

Dr Natalie is committed to providing dental care in an ethical and conservative manner, and is passionate about delivering high quality dentistry. 

Dr Natalie keeps her knowledge and techniques modern by attending the latest conferences and dental seminars. She is also a State and Federal ADA member since 2000.

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.



Kylee was one of the original nurses to work at Taringa Fiveways Dental and many patients love to see her friendly smile return to the clinic.


With over 20 years of experience in dental assisting, she has soft and gentle clinical skills and looks after patients in the dental chair. Kylee is more than happy to listen to your concerns and help yourself or a family member by making you feel relaxed and welcome in any way she can.


In her spare time Kylee keeps fit, healthy and loves travelling with her family.



Kate is our clinical assistant who has worked in various clinics throughout Queensland and is passionate about dentistry and providing high quality dental care.


Kate is happy to listen to your concerns and provide you with home care advice, to help you take care of your teeth.


Kate enjoys all aspects of dentistry and in her spare time loves to visit family, exercise, and has a strong passion for soccer. 

Dr Jacinta Clayden


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.