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Dental Team Hervey Bay

Meet Our Team

Our friendly team is ready to help you along your journey in obtaining your healthiest and happiest smile.


Practice Manager

Let us introduce you to our amazing practice manager. After completing a Certificate 3 in office Administration and Financial skills, Leanne began working in the dental industry in 1998 in NSW. In 2001, Leanne made a career change to Real Estate, further developing her customer service and leadership skills. Returning to Hervey Bay in 2009, Leanne returned to working in the dental industry as a dental assistant. Leanne first joined our team as a dental assistant in 2013. Several years of experience in the dental industry and her diverse knowledge and management skills led her to take on the position of practice manager in 2015. Leanne believes “To be successful, it is imperative that you have great communication and people skills along with a strong work ethic”. Leanne brings a wealth of experience in customer service, leadership, practice management, and patient care. Leanne enjoys establishing long-term connections with patients. She works closely with our team to deliver the best result for patients. She prides herself on professionalism, high patient focus and organisational skills. She has been able to create a feel at home atmosphere at your favourite family dentist Hervey Bay. In her spare time, Leanne enjoys renovating her home, gardening, cooking and keeping fit with Crossfit training.


Front Office Coordinator

Kristy joined Pialba Dental team in 2017. She is an experienced dental assistant and she has been working in the dental industry since 2008. Completing her Certificate III in dental assisting through ADAQ in 2009, Kristy has worked in a variety of roles in the industry as a dental nurse, receptionist, and office manager. Kristy is passionate about the dentistry industry and is always excited to see the new smiles our patients display. Her clinical and office experience makes her very versatile. Her “can do” attitude and very outgoing nature made her stand out of the crowd. She is also a busy mum with two school age kids, so when she isn’t working she likes to relax and enjoy spending time with her family.


Senior Dental Assistant

Joining Pialba Dental in 2012 she is a leading member of the Pialba Dental team. She began her career as dental assistant in 1999 in Brisbane and did her Cert III in dental assisting in 2001 from ADAQ Brisbane. Mel is a highly experienced and caring dental nurse. Her wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm for keeping up to date with the latest dental technology and guidelines makes Mel an integral leading hand in guiding the clinical team. She is also a busy mum with three children. She loves baking, reading, netball and chauffeuring kids to a variety of sports and activities.


Dental Assistant

Kim started her career in Auckland, NZ in 2004 where she completed her Cert 3 in Dental Assisting. She later moved to Sydney in 2007 where she worked at a specialist Paediatric dental practice. Kim moved to Hervey Bay in 2009 and is a mother of two. Joining our team as a dental assistant in 2019 has become a valuable all-rounder both as an assistant and helping out in reception. Kim enjoys spending time with her children, fitness and fishing in her spare time and is always up for a friendly chat.


Dental Assistant

Holly first started working as a dental assistant in 2007 in Brisbane. Joining Pialba Dental in 2021 as our new dental nurse, Holly has quickly become a valued member of our team thanks to her friendly personality and work ethic. She enjoys the intricate nature of cosmetic dentistry and how patients are transformed after their treatment. When Holly is not at work she enjoys spending time travelling and boating with her Fiancé and Daughter.


Dental Assistant

Belinda is our newest member of the Pialba Dental team. Belinda previously worked with Dr Marek in Main St in the 1990s. After taking a break to raise her family, Belinda has been welcomed back to pick up and continue her career. Belinda is a busy mum of four children who enjoys supporting her children in their school activities and managing their oz tag and state cup teams.

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