National Dental Care · QLD


Ground Floor, BOQ Building, 100 Skyring Terrace Newstead QLD 4006

Preferred Providers

defence health

We accept all major health funds!

Payment Plans

0% interest for 24 months

Opening Hours

monday 8.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 8.00am - 6.00pm
Wednesday 8.00am - 5.00pm
Thursday 8.00am - 7.00pm
friday 8.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday 8.00am - 2.00pm
sunday Closed

Languages Spoken

English Polish Mandarin Taiwanese Spanish

More Information

  • Parking Available Nearby
  • Wheelchair access

Meet the Team

Our team at National Dental Care, Newstead, are a cooperative group of highly trained dental professionals, avid in providing families and individuals with a categorical level of care, complimented by refined techniques and modern technology.


Our Dental Providers & Assistants

Ala Michalewska

Dr Ala Michalewska

Dentist ● BDS
Kieran McNamara

Dr Kieran McNamara

Lead Dentist ● B Dent (Hons)
Matt Pagliano

Dr Matt Pagliano

Dentist ● BDS
Zoe Shih

Zoe Shih

Oral Health Therapist ● BOH
Ala Michalewska

Ala Michalewska

Dentist  |  BDS

Dr Ala Michalewska has rapidly built a reputation as a gentle and thoughtful clinician who endeavours to deliver the best possible dental care to her patients. She knows how important it is to listen and have knowledge of the patient’s concerns and previous experiences in order to understand your unique dental needs and to turn dental treatment into a positive experience. Her expertise includes a broad range of clinical skills, with a special emphasis on providing “gentle dentistry”. Her specific interests embrace family and cosmetic dentistry with extensive experience providing high quality care to all ages. She’s great with kids. Dr Ala is a graduate from the University of Sydney with an Honours degree in Dentistry, as well as a degree in Biochemistry and Chemistry. She spent some time practicing in Sydney before leaving for the bush in search of new challenges. During her time in regional New South Wales she was able to develop a broad range of clinical skills and interests. Dr Ala has now settled in Brisbane to be with her husband. Dr Ala remains committed to the provision of excellence in dentistry by attending regular Continuing Education courses. She is a member of the Australia Dental Association. In her spare time, Ala enjoys baking and cooking for her loved ones, and regularly practices yoga and pilates.

Kieran McNamara

Kieran McNamara

Lead Dentist  |  B Dent (Hons)

Coming Soon!

Matt Pagliano

Matt Pagliano

Dentist  |  BDS

Dr Matt Pagliano is a very caring and attentive dentist. His two dental passions are aesthetics and oral hygiene; he wants you to have a beautiful healthy mouth and believes this is achievable for everyone regardless of past history. He feels no one should be embarrassed of their teeth when they come to see him, he can’t wait to make you feel happy about your smile. Matt is very thorough and will do his utmost to give you all the information you need to maintain your perfect teeth. Having graduated from the University of Queensland with honours, Matt spent three years practicing in Sydney before returning home to sunny Queensland to settle down. You are likely to see him walking his frenchie or kitten around Newstead with his partner. In his spare time Matt enjoys cooking, sewing and seeing friends. Matt is also a member of the Australian Dental Association and strives to be up to date with the latest dental technology and research.

Zoe Shih

Zoe Shih

Oral Health Therapist  |  BOH

A gentle, approachable and caring Oral Health Therapist focused on preventive dentistry and helping you and your family maintain your smiles. Zoe graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health from the University of Queensland dental school in 2014. Upon graduating, Zoe worked with Queensland Health School Dental Services in the Wide Bay region where she gained great experience in managing young children. She then worked in a family dental clinic in Far North Queensland for two years before moving home to Brisbane. During this time, Zoe further completed a Graduate Certificate in Dental Therapy at the University of Melbourne allowing her to advance in clinical practice and provide restorative dental treatment for patients of all ages. Zoe enjoys participating in local community activities and had also volunteered to outreach areas such as Malekula Island of Vanuatu where the team provided emergency dental treatment for local school-aged children. In her spare time, Zoe enjoys photography, music and playing badminton. Zoe is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

About Us

National Dental Care, Newstead, is a modern practice with state of the art technology and a contemporary layout in all surgeries. The latest equipment enables us to provide our patients with gentle and convenient treatment. With many collective years of experience behind our team of dentists and hygienists, we have adopted a philosophy built around trust. We value our patients and we are proud to have been providing are to the local community. If you are looking for a dentist in the Fortitude Valley, New Farm or Newstead area, you are in luck! We are committed to providing optimum standards in dental health, and cater for all members of the family, including children and the elderly, with a focus on obtaining long-term results. Come in, experience dentistry at its best, in state of the art surrounds, and be cared for by our friendly and professional team. Two hours, parking is available nearby, at the Gasworks Plaza.


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