Experience is everything.

You can trust in the experienced,
friendly and professional dental team at
The Gap Dental Practice.

Meet the team

Andrea Smith B.Sc.B.Dent

Andrea Smith completed a Bachelor of Science at the University of QLD in 2001 majoring in Microbiology and her Bachelor of Dentistry from the University of Sydney in 2005.

She has been working in private practice in Brisbane & surrounding suburbs since then. Andrea enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has a particular interest in children’s dentistry.


Outside of work Andrea enjoys walking her german shepherd dogs and is happy to talk about pets at length.


Andrea joined the Gap Dental practice in 2007 and plans to continue her practice in the long term.

Dr. Mark Brumpton B.D.Sc.

Mark has worked as a Dentist in The Gap since 1976. He bought the practice from his Mentor Dr Graham Peel and a few years later along came his new Partner Dr Michael Rutherford and together The Gap Dental Practice has been well received in the local area. 

Mark has based his practice on General Dentistry focusing on families in this lovely suburb of The Gap. His philosophy is to be a kind, caring dentist and to maintain long and satisfying relationships with all of his patients. He feels that he has achieved this and looks forward to continuing this in the future.

Mark and his wife are happily raising their two younger children and the 2 older are both young adults.


Mark’s interests are Rugby Union and his favourite team is the Queensland Reds and he enjoys attending these games to support them.

Dr. Peter V Treacy B.D.Sc.

Peter graduated from the University of Qld in 1985 and began his careerin the public health system in Far Nth Qld before returning to private practice in South East Qld in 1987. He has over 25 years experience inclinical dentistry and joined Gap Dental in March 2014. His main area ofinterest is amalgam free dentistry.


Peter strives to provide the highest level of care for his patients. He welcomes all new patients including those who are anxious or nervous and his aim is to do the best he can for his patients by providing them with gentle, advanced dentistry so their teeth can cease to be a problem in their lives.


In his spare time Peter enjoys surfing, skiing, travel, reading and most outdoor pursuits, as well as continuing to improve his knowledge of dentistry by regularly attending seminars and workshops.He is a member of the Australian Dental Association.

Danielle Mein B.D.Sc. (Hons)

Danielle Mein graduated from the University of Queensland in 2005.
She has worked in a Brisbane southside private practice since graduating
after a short stint in Queensland Health, Sunshine Coast.

Danielle has skills in all areas of dentistry and strives to keep learning
as she continues in the dental profession.

Outside of dentisty, Danielle is a mother to two girls. She enjoys running
after the girls and exercising in her spare time.

Danielle looks forward to meeting and serving the dental needs of The Gap

Dr Mihaela Petrou B.D.Sc.

Mihaela grew up in sunny Bundaberg and came to Brisbane in 1985 to study dentistry at the University of Queensland. Soon after graduation in 1990, Mihaela accepted a position as Clinical Demonstrator for a couple of years at the University of Queensland’s dental school. This was a great compliment as to her clinical skills, as she had just graduated. She prides herself on her fine dexterity, gentleness and perfectionism. Mihaela was a founding member of the ADA affiliated Pogonion Dental Study Group which she still meets with for monthly meetings and lectures. She has completed many continuing educational courses, in numerous fields of dentistry both here and overseas. Her commitment to the advancement of new techniques and dental materials is ongoing.

Post graduation Mihaela worked in private practice in Sunnybank, Queensland for 7 years. Between 1997 and 2001 she worked in English private practice undertaking both British and American Dental courses. 2001 saw her return to Brisbane to both practice and enjoy Queensland family life (a teenage son Max and 2 dogs). Coming from an artistic family her passions also include singing (jazz), painting, tennis, fashion design and sewing.

Special interests include Cosmetic, Reconstructive, Paediatric (children) and Endodontic dentistry always with the aim for prevention, and minimal invasiveness. Mihaela has a special interest in being very gentle and caring. She is especially talented at easing and relaxing a nervous patient’s mind with a gift for turning children’s dental visits into a fun play time. Nothing makes her happier than to make you laugh whilst performing quality dentistry.

Dr. Chin-Hang (Rose) Kong B.Sc.D.M.D.

Rose is originally from New Zealand. After completing undergraduate studies in Science at the University of Auckland, she worked in medical publishing before deciding to move to Perth to study dentistry at the University of Western Australia. 

She worked in private practice in Perth upon graduating, before following her husband to Brisbane. When she is not in the dental surgery, you can find her at the ballet studio – she also has advanced training in classical ballet.

One of the things that Rose loves about dentistry is being able to change the way patients view that often dreaded dental visit. A gentle, careful and practical approach to treatment is her aim with every patient she sees. 

Dr. Nickie Hew B.Oral H GDip Dent

Nickie grew up in Brisbane and lives locally in The Gap. She graduated with a Graduate Diploma of Dentistry from Griffith University on the Gold Coast in 2008. 


After many years working on the south side of Brisbane, Nickie has moved back to the local area with her husband and two small children in 2018.


Nickie enjoys all areas of general dentistry and strives to be a caring and gentle dentist.

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5/23 Glen Affric Street, The Gap, Qld 4061

Dr. Stephen Tang B.D.S. (Adelaide)

Stephen grew up in Perth and has been practising dentistry for almost 20 years. After graduation with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2000 from the University of Adelaide, he worked in private practices in Perth and the Gold Coast and gained extensive experience in all aspects of general dentistry. He strives to provide quality health care to all of his patients by keeping up to date with continuing education.

Outside of dentistry, Stephen is an avid reader of classical literature. 

A smile is a curve that
sets everything straight.

5/23 Glen Affric Street, The Gap, QLD 4061
Phone 07 3300 1277 

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