About Us

Adelaide Hills Family Dental is a member of the ADA

Adelaide Hills Family Dental was opened in 2013 to meet the needs of the growing population of Mount Barker and surrounding areas.

Adelaide Hills Family Dental provides caring general dental care to patients of all ages. Ensuring you receive the very highest standard of dental treatment is our top priority. See our range of treatments and services.

Adelaide Hills Family Dental is located at 38 Adelaide Road Mount Barker – adjacent REMAX Real Estate. Our modern state of the art facilities are located within the premises of the Adelaide Hills Medical and Dental Centre, together with GPs and other allied health professionals.

Meet our friendly team of dentists and hygienists below or get in touch if you would like to discuss a dental issue or book an appointment.


Dr Julian French

Julian is passionate about providing caring, gentle and high quality dental treatment to all patients.

Julian graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2007.

Julian previously worked as a Dentist at Payneham and Allenby Gardens as well as being a clinical tutor for undergraduate dental students at the University of Adelaide.

Julian was born and raised in Adelaide, attending Unley High School.
Outside of dentistry Julian enjoys following the AFL, playing cricket and gardening on the weekend.

Julian is married to wife Kellie. Julian and Kellie have two children, son Charlie and daughter Zoe.





Dr Rebecca Spagnoletti

Rebecca_adelaide_hills_family_dentalRebecca completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Adelaide, and has experience working in rural clinics in both South Australia and Tasmania.

Rebecca enjoys performing all aspects of general dentistry, and finds working within our family friendly team especially rewarding. She places a strong focus on delivering comfortable patient care and working in partnership with anxious patients to provide an enjoyable experience.

Rebecca was born and raised in Adelaide. Outside of work, she loves to cook and enjoys spending time with family and friends.







Dr Clare McCusker

Clare graduated from the University of Glasgow with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2013. She worked as a dentist in Scotland before moving to Adelaide in 2017 where she has previously worked in general practice in the western suburbs.

Clare enjoy dentistry as a profession. One of the aspects she enjoys most is getting to know her patients, working with them to help them achieve the beautiful and healthy smile they desire in an environment which she hopes they find friendly and as comfortable as possible.

Outside of work Clare enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling and exploring all Australia has to offer.







Hannah Sandlant (Dental Hygienist)

Hannah_adelaide_hills_family_dentalHannah has a wealth of dental experience since working in the field since 2002. Starting off as a  Dental Nurse, Hannah went on to complete the Bachelor of Oral Health program at the University of Adelaide, graduating in  2007, where she received the Dental School Medallion for her studies and clinical practice.

This took her to Melbourne, where she worked extensively in both private and public practices for five years before returning back home to settle and start a family in the Adelaide Hills.

Hannah is passionate about educating patient’s on their periodontal health and has a keen interest in tooth whitening. She is also an active member of the Dental Hygienists’s Association of Australia.

When she’s not a work, Hannah enjoys spending time with her husband, Alex, and trying to cook/bake with their two year old daughter, Isabelle, as well as pottering around in the garden.





Lauren Gomer (Dental Hygienist)

Lauren graduated from the Advanced Diploma of Oral Health in 2010 and has previously been working in a city based practice for the last three years.

Prior to dental hygiene Lauren completed a Diploma of Dental Technology and worked for the Adelaide Dental Hospital before going on to complete the ADOH.

Lauren is committed to the preventative side of dentistry, providing education and advice in maintaining good oral health.

Aside from dental hygiene Lauren enjoys spending time with friends and family , travelling and gardening in her free time.