Our Beerwah DENTISTS

Dr Stephen Daniels: Dentist

Stephen was born in Liverpool UK but was brought up in Australia from the age of 7. Formative years mostly in Brisbane, with his degree in dentistry being obtained in 1982 from UQ at St Lucia. His career saw him working in School Dental Service north Queensland, then private practice in Bundaberg and Moura, where he met his wife Julie. They and their 2 young daughters moved to Beerwah over 20 years ago.

 During his career, Stephen has had some wonderful mentors and has seen some huge advances in the profession, which continues to evolve to this day. Stephen is a firm believer in teamwork within dentistry and also with the allied health professionals who we deal with on a regular basis. No matter what aspect of treatment he discusses, Stephen endeavours to offer options where at all possible. Away from the office, Steve enjoys a lot of outdoor activities, photography and literature.

Dr Michel Zabik: Dentist

Dr Zabik, BDS Otago. graduated with awards in Periodontology and Restorative Dentistry in 1988, Dr Zabik has exclusively practiced Aesthetic, Reconstructive and Orthodontic Dentistry for the past 25 years. With advanced skills in the areas of Cosmetic Dentistry, Holistic Dentistry, Invisalign Orthodontics, Tooth Replacement, Problem Dentures, Mouth Reconstruction and Teeth Whitening, Michel has had extensive training in these advanced techniques both in Australia and overseas. He has trained with Dr Bill Dorfman, of Extreme Makeover USA fame and also at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dentistry in the USA.

Over many years of rebuilding mouths, Dr Zabik realized that it was important to have teeth in their correct position before working on them. Often if teeth are in a bad position it can negatively affected the outcome of treatment. This motivated Dr Z to study orthodontics and he undertook the highly regarded POS, 2-year orthodontic training program. Michel successfully completed this course and was awarded an ICCDE Fellowship in orthodontics. Dr Zabik has treated many orthodontic cases and provides all facets of orthodontic treatment including fixing crowded teeth, crooked teeth, gaps, bad bites and improving smiles. He uses a full range of treatments - regular metal braces, white braces, Invisalign and the newest Clear Correct, just released from USA.

Raised in Canada, Michel emigrated to Australia in 1989 and has lived in Queensland for the past 21 years. Michel is married with four young children and is an active member of the Australian Dental Association, Australian Dental Research Foundation and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr Siobhan Larkin: Dentist

Dr Siobhan Larkin grew up in Port Stephens, NSW and graduated from Charles Sturt University in Orange, NSW with the prestigious Dean’s award and Endodontics award. During her early career in dentistry, Siobhan gained valuable experience in helping people while working for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

Siobhan is a very ethical and compassionate dentist, and she loves helping people of all ages gain and maintain a healthy mouth. She feels this is especially important given that good oral health supports your overall well-being and health. Siobhan only recommends treatments that she knows will best help her patients enjoy better dental health and which meet their aims and desires for treatment. Continuing education is very important to Siobhan, ensuring her patients receive the highest standards of dental care using the most up-to-date and appropriate techniques, and she is a member of the Australian Dental Association. Slightly nervous or anxious patients needn’t worry when seeing Siobhan as she practices gentle dentistry, ensuring patients feel as comfortable and as relaxed as possible while receiving dental care.

Away from dentistry, Siobhan enjoys spending time with her partner, who is a teacher, and their two border collies. She appreciates the beautiful environment we live in and loves spending time outdoors and especially surf lifesaving.