Dr Rafeek Zaki
Rafeek, originally from Cairo, Egypt, graduated from Misr International University, College of Dentistry in 2013. After completing the Australian Dental Council Registration Exams, he has been working in several practices all around Victoria.
His experience is broad, ranging from pain management to comprehensive treatment planning, and he prides himself on work that combines the science and art of dentistry. He is passionate about providing high quality, gentle, personalised patient care. His central dentistry focus includes Crown and Bridge work, Cosmetic Dentistry as well as Root Canal Treatment.
He treats each patient as if he/she is a family member, making sure the visit to the dentist is a positive experience. Rafeek believes that honesty and translucency are the shortest way to success.
Rafeek is fluent in both Arabic and English. In his spare time, Rafeek loves to spend time with his family, play squash and travel.
Dr Sonia Sangwan
Dr Sonia is an ADC qualified dentist having worked in both public and private practise overseas. She has acquired sound knowledge and experience in all aspects of dentistry. She loves helping people and ensures that all her patients leave her practice with a happy face.
Since completing her Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree, she has pursued continuing education in various areas of dentistry. She keeps updated in restorative, cosmetic, preventive and children’s dentistry.
She loves spending time with her family and is an avid traveller. She has also lived in USA and UK for few years which gave her good experience of dealing with people from various nationalities.
Dr Mikhil Nathoo
Dr Mikhil Nathoo completed a Bachelor of Science (Honours) at the University of Melbourne in 2014, before undertaking the Doctor of Dental Medicine course at the University of Sydney.
Throughout his time at university, Mikhil has managed to win the Professor Noel Martin Memorial prize in Dentistry, made the University of Sydney honour roll and was awarded the Vice Chancellors Global Mobility scholarship.
Mikhil is extremely dedicated to his patients and always aims to provide a caring and sensible course of care for all those that he treats. He also has a passion for endodontics (root canal treatment), fixed prosthodontics (crown and bridge work) and oral surgery, and has used his time at university to hone his skills in these areas.
Outside of work, Mikhil enjoys playing tennis, bike riding and going to the beach as much as he possibly can.
Senior Dental Therapist
Mariam graduated from the University of Melbourne 2002 as a dental therapist, caring for most of the oral and dental needs of patients of all ages but specifically children.
Preventative dentistry is of great interest to Mariam. She wants to give children pleasant dental experiences, endeavouring to help them feel confident and comfortable through out their dental visits.
She is able to show great compassion and has much experience in dealing with children with special needs, taking them slowly and gradually into extensive dental treatment when needed.
She has 10 years of experiences working as a dental therapist, in the beautiful country side of Victoria, and has worked with a variety of dentists, including seniors, juniors and new graduates, both Australian and overseas trained.
Mariam loves treating patients with both her heart and mind. Her philosophy in practicing dental therapy is “Always remember to treat patients and not just teeth!”
Outside of work, Mariam manages her time as a wife and a mother of young teenagers. She likes cooking, supporting young teenagers in her community and learning Zumba dancing.