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Our team of highly qualified dentists at David Cox Dental Biloela have brought the best dental treatments and technologies to their patients for over 25 years, while prioritising their needs and wellbeing.
Dr. Christopher Barker
Specialist Periodontist, BDSc, BScDent (Hons I), DClinDent (Perio), FRACDS
Dr Chris Barker is a Queensland-based periodontist who specialises in the full scope of specialist periodontal treatments: He is one of the few in Australia who is able to provide the minimally invasive laser periodontal treatment LANAP®, and Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT).
He graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2004; was awarded First Class Honours in 2005; completed Clinical Dentistry Doctorate, specialising in Periodontology, at Griffith University in 2014. He is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and was awarded an honouree fellowship to the prestigious Pierre Fauchard Academy. Chris has completed the Long Surgical Course Certified from the International Team for Implantology (ITI).
Chris has been a junior lecturer and clinical tutor at the University of Adelaide and Griffith University.
Chris is also a published author; his research on modifying factors of bone resorption, and bone production has been presented at domestic and international conferences. He received research grants from the Australian Periodontology Research Foundation and the Australian Society of Orthodontics.
He is currently the president of the Australian Osseointegration Society (AOS), a former president Australian Society of Periodontology (ASP), the director of Sunshine Coast branch of the International Team for Implantology (ITI).
Before setting up his own practice, Chris worked in government and private practice roles in Adelaide, Brisbane and regional Queensland. He still frequently travels to regional Queensland to provide periodontal treatment to patients living in rural and remote areas.
Chris lives in Brisbane with his wife Wendy, and they have three young children. He enjoys getting outdoors and has a keen interest in rugby and mountain trekking.
Dr. Leah Gosden
Dr Leah Gosden graduated from the University of Bristol in 2011 with her BDS (Batchelor of Dental Surgery). After working for the NHS she then moved to Brisbane to join her husband Ian.
They moved to Biloela November 2012 and Leah has been the resident dentist here ever since. After having her first daughter in 2017 she moved to working part time and welcomed a second daughter in 2019.
She is dedicated to providing the best possible standard of dental care and to that end is currently undertaking a Masters in Advanced General Practice with the University of Birmingham.
Under the training of experts she has developed additional skills in the treatment of decay, tooth wear, replacement of teeth, management of gum disease, root canals and cosmetic dentistry, all while supporting minimally invasive dentistry and prevention.
She aims to provide a calm, caring environment where your concerns can be listened to and solutions found to protect your smile for years to come. Your dentists at DCD pride themselves on offering the most up-to- date treatments and advice and using the best materials and equipment.
Dr. Michael Whyte
Specialist periodontist, BDSc
Dr Michael Whyte is one of the most qualified orthodontists in Queensland. He has degrees in engineering and dentistry (both with first class honours), as well as a Doctorate in Orthodontics.
Being a good orthodontist is more than just holding the right qualifications. It’s about seeing the full potential for every client and helping them change their smile and their life. This is what makes Dr Whyte so highly respected. He has outstanding attention to detail and is truly dedicated to patient care. Dr Whyte and his team help you understand your treatment options and keep you updated on your progress every step of the way. You will feel comfortable in his professional and friendly environment while knowing you are in the most capable hands.
As a testament to his enthusiasm for the industry, Dr Whyte also lectures internationally on child, teenage and adult orthodontics.
Certifications and memberships:
- Australasian Orthodontic Board
- World Federation of Orthodontists member
- American Association of Orthodontists member
- Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons
- Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
Dr. Mark Logan
Dr Mark Logan is an Australian-based health professional. Mark is trained as a Dentist