Exact Orthodontics, Indooroopilly

Meet The Team

161122 Teamimage Circle 202X202 Laurabarbagallo
Lead Orthodontist

Dr Laura Barbagallo

In 2006 Dr Laura Barbagallo joined the Exact Orthodontics team as lead dentist, bringing with her a wealth of experience. Dr Barbagallo graduated from the University of Queensland with first class honours in a Bachelor of Dental Science. She spent the first years of her career working in the Royal Australian Air Force and in private practice in England. After returning home, Dr Barbagallo went on to complete her Masters of Dental Science Degree in Orthodontics (Honours) at the University of Sydney.

Over the years Dr Barbagallo has achieved a number of credentials reflecting her high standard of academic work,…

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In 2006 Dr Laura Barbagallo joined the Exact Orthodontics team as lead dentist, bringing with her a wealth of experience. Dr Barbagallo graduated from the University of Queensland with first class honours in a Bachelor of Dental Science. She spent the first years of her career working in the Royal Australian Air Force and in private practice in England. After returning home, Dr Barbagallo went on to complete her Masters of Dental Science Degree in Orthodontics (Honours) at the University of Sydney.

Over the years Dr Barbagallo has achieved a number of credentials reflecting her high standard of academic work, including:

  • Wrigley's Post-graduate Prize for best overall academic and clinical performance, 2005
  • Young Investigator Award
  • Elsdon Storey First Research Prize, 2006
  • Milton R Sims Award, 2008
  • Research paper published in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Dec 2007
  • Research paper published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Feb 2008

Although well experienced across all areas of general dentistry and orthodontics, Dr Barbagallo has special clinical interest in Invisalign treatment, Damon braces and lingual braces. Ensuring she keeps up to date on the latest in orthodontic developments she regularly attends national and international conferences. This pro-activeness allows Dr Barbagallo to deliver the best dental and orthodontic care and treatment to her patients.

Outside of dentistry, Dr Barbagallo's interests include Tae Kwon Do, wind surfing and adventure racing/orienteering. She also loves animals and spending time with her family.

Dr Laura Barbagallo is part of the following associations:

  • Dental Board of Queensland (specialist orthodontist)
  • Royal College of Dental Surgeons, Edinburgh (fellow)
  • Australian Dental Association
  • Australian Society of Orthodontics
  • Australian Society of Lingual Orthodontics
  • Invisalign Study Group
  • Australian/New Zealand Damon Study Club
Teamimage 202X202 Victorlalieu
Associate Orthodontist

Dr Victor Lalieu

Dr Victor Lalieu is an associate dentist at the Exact Orthodontics practice based in Indooroopilly, Queensland. Originally from South Africa, Dr Lalieu graduated from the University of Witwatersrand in 1981 with a dental degree - receiving the Dental Association of South Africa's Bronze Medal. He then spent the next few years working as a general dentist before completing his post-graduate Masters of Dentistry (Orthodontics) in 1986. During his Masters degree he was awarded the Henry Bradlow Scholarship twice for his academic excellence and also won the Colgate Palmolive Prize of the International Associate of Dental Research for his research paper…

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Dr Victor Lalieu is an associate dentist at the Exact Orthodontics practice based in Indooroopilly, Queensland. Originally from South Africa, Dr Lalieu graduated from the University of Witwatersrand in 1981 with a dental degree - receiving the Dental Association of South Africa's Bronze Medal. He then spent the next few years working as a general dentist before completing his post-graduate Masters of Dentistry (Orthodontics) in 1986. During his Masters degree he was awarded the Henry Bradlow Scholarship twice for his academic excellence and also won the Colgate Palmolive Prize of the International Associate of Dental Research for his research paper on Functional Orthodontic Appliances.

Since arriving in Australia in 1987, Dr Lalieu continues to seek out new opportunities to further his education within the field of dentistry. With a keen interest in Invisible, Lingual and Damon braces, he attends national and international conferences to keep up with the latest developments in orthodontics. Keeping across these new techniques and technologies ensures Dr Lalieu delivers the highest standard in treatment and care. His career has also seen him fill the role of visiting specialist/orthodontist for the Royal Australian Air Force in Amberley for over 18 years.

Outside of the practice Dr Lalieu enjoys spending time with his wife and four children and getting out to play a round of golf and tennis. He is also an avid supporter of the Queensland Reds and Australian Wallabies in rugby union.

Dr Victor Lalieu is part of the following associations:

  • Dental Board of Queensland (registered Specialist Orthodontist)
  • Royal Australian College of Dentists
  • Australian Dental Association
  • Australian Society of Orthodontists
  • International Federation of Orthodontists
  • Australasian Society of Lingual Orthodontists
  • Queensland Orthodontic Study Group
  • Invisalign Study Group
  • Australian/New Zealand Damon Study Group
  • Fauchard Dental Study Group
Teamimage 202X202 Lisasakzewski
Associate Orthodontist

Dr Lisa Sakzewski

Dr Lisa Sakzewski originally began her dental career as a general dentist, graduating with a Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours) from the University of Queensland in 2006. After several years working in private practice Dr Sakzewski pursued her passion for orthodontics and completed a Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) in 2012. From the cases she presented in her post-graduate studies she was awarded the Australian Orthodontic Board UQ student prize.

Ensuring she continues to deliver the highest level of dental care and service, Dr Sakzewski enjoys learning new orthodontic techniques and keeps up to date with the latest in orthodontics…

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Dr Lisa Sakzewski originally began her dental career as a general dentist, graduating with a Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours) from the University of Queensland in 2006. After several years working in private practice Dr Sakzewski pursued her passion for orthodontics and completed a Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) in 2012. From the cases she presented in her post-graduate studies she was awarded the Australian Orthodontic Board UQ student prize.

Ensuring she continues to deliver the highest level of dental care and service, Dr Sakzewski enjoys learning new orthodontic techniques and keeps up to date with the latest in orthodontics by attending local and international conferences. She also places high importance on attending study group meetings and lectures to further improve her professional development.

When not busy tending to her patients, Dr Sakzewski enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling and a range of outdoor activities (touch football, swimming, walking, running and hitting up the beach).

Dr Lisa Sakzewski is part of the following associations:

  • Australian Dental Association
  • Australian Society of Orthodontics (member and representative)
  • Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons, stream of Orthodontics
  • Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Practice Manager

Coralie Blinco

Coralie Blinco is the enthusiastic practice manager at Exact Orthodontics. Prior to joining the specialist practice, Coralie spent a number of years in Toowoomba working as an assistant to the Board of Management of the Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce and Industry, where she gained extensive business and event management skills. In 2010 she relocated to Brisbane and joined the Exact Orthodontics team where she has since gained experience across a number of roles, including reception, admin management and her current role of practice manager.

As a highly motivated and passionate practice manager, Coralie is passionate about delivering exceptional patient care…

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Coralie Blinco is the enthusiastic practice manager at Exact Orthodontics. Prior to joining the specialist practice, Coralie spent a number of years in Toowoomba working as an assistant to the Board of Management of the Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce and Industry, where she gained extensive business and event management skills. In 2010 she relocated to Brisbane and joined the Exact Orthodontics team where she has since gained experience across a number of roles, including reception, admin management and her current role of practice manager.

As a highly motivated and passionate practice manager, Coralie is passionate about delivering exceptional patient care and building strong relationships. She takes great pride in providing exceptional customer service and strives to ensure each and every patient has an enjoyable orthodontic journey and experience. Coralie particularly finds it fulfilling to watch as patients' smiles transform and being able to assist them throughout the process.

Away from the practice Coralie enjoys singing, song writing and spending quality time with her family.