Dr. Bartkowiak studied at the Dentistry Department of Wroclaw Medical University between 1978 and 1983. In 1987, she had achieved the 1st grade of specialisation in the field of general dentistry, and in 1995 the 2nd grade of specialisation in the field of orthodontics.
In 1983, she started working for a health care centre (ZOZ) in Jawor, where she worked until 1986.
In the same year, Dr. Bartkowiak began working in Przemyll, in a local ZOZ department. In 1993, she worked in an orthodontics clinic in ZOZ Krzyki in Wroclaw.
After finishing work in ZOZ in Przemyll, she started a stomatology clinic in Przemyll (1992-1996) and Wroclaw (1992-2002). Since 2001, together with Elwira Urban, she has run The Bartkowiak and Urban Stomatological Clinic.