Our Team

Our dental Team

Meet our dentists and hygienists in Mornington

For dental appointments, you will see either Dr Goher, Dr Park, Dr Sefidroodi, Dr Reddy or Dr Tjoa at our Mornington Peninsula dental clinic.

While each of our dentists has a unique set of skills, they are all highly qualified. Fady Goher leads a team that offer the best in contemporary dentistry methods, and each dentist has been hand-picked to bring extra depth and skills to the practice.

Having multiple dentists interacting so closely together means they will always be completely aware of your dental history and able to treat any conditions you may have. Your continuity of care is always assured.

Also, when patients need to go to a hygiene or oral health appointment in Mornington, we are fortunate enough to have a highly skilled professional who works closely with our dentists. Our oral health therapist delivers a range of dental therapies and treatments designed at maximising your oral health.

Meet our Mornington dental team

Our dental practice professionals.

Mornington Peninsula Dr Fady Goher orthodontics cosmetic dentistry

Dr Fady Goher

BDSc ADC MFDS Edinburgh
Principal Dentist & Dental Surgeon

Dr Fady Goher is passionate about helping his patients achieve bright healthy smiles. He enjoys completing smile makeovers, which means he gets to apply his comprehensive knowledge about orthodontics (including Invisalign), teeth alignment, teeth whitening, resin bonding and veneers, digital smile design and same day porcelain restorations.  Fady’s Invisalign work has led to him receiving Platinum Invisalign Provider status.

Fady also has skills and experience in dental implants as a way to transform patients’ smiles. Depending on patient suitability, he performs many dental implants using the All On 4 approach, which allows a shorter treatment & recovery time.

His qualifications include:  

A Mornington local, Fady is a keen reader who also enjoys cycling, going to the gym, travelling and spending time with family, friends and with his gorgeous dog Charlie.  

Mornington Peninsula Dentist Dr Gurjeet Jason Jhauj dental implants sedation

Dr Gurjeet Jason Jhauj

DDS (Melb)
Associate Dentist

With a father and an uncle who are both dentists, Jason developed a passion for dentistry early on. They are still figures he looks up to professionally and personally, and this high regard strongly influenced him to pursue a dental career.

Jason grew up in Canada and moved to Melbourne to study dentistry in 2017. He returned to Canada in 2021 for a short spell and then came back to Melbourne in 2023.

Professional Experience  

Along with his Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Melbourne (2021), Dr Jhauj has completed a course in Oral Moderate Sedation (2021) and a residency in Dental Implants (2022).

Outside the Practice  

Jason has more to him than dentistry, though, and he is a big fan of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy and is currently binging Beckham on Netflix.

In his free time, he also loves to play board games and among his favourites are Risk, Monopoly and Catan.

He also pursues an active lifestyle, playing all sorts of sports, including soccer, hockey and volleyball, and loves to get away camping when he has the time.

Jason is handy in the kitchen, too, and likes to cook and experiment with all sorts of different cuisines. He has been cooking a lot of Mexican recently, but if reports are accurate, he also makes a pretty good butter chicken.

Mornington Peninsula dentist Dr Mani Jassal dental surgeon paediatric dentist

Dr Mani Jassal (MJ)

BDS, ADC
Associate Dentist

MJ was always fascinated by health sciences and art while growing up in Delhi, India. This passion inspired her to pursue dentistry, where she gets to combine her love of science with her artistic side while creating perfect smiles for her patients.

After completing her dental degree, she worked locally in India for several years before relocating to Australia, where she completed the extra qualifications to become an Australian dentist in 2016.

Professional Experience  

Dr Jassal has done various courses for endodontics, surgical extractions, cosmetic dentistry, nitrous, paediatric dentistry, orthodontics, and implant restorations.

Special Skills & Interests  

MJ enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and attends regular CBD (Continuing Professional Development) courses for the same reason.

She is currently undertaking a course in orthodontics.

Outside the Practice  

When having some me time, MJ pursues activities that keep her brain stimulated. She loves solving Sudoku games and crossword puzzles. Even when she chooses to unwind with a book, TV or movie, horror, thrillers, and true crime stories are her all-time favourites – anything that puts her detective mind into play!

But she likes to stay active too and loves spending time outdoors surrounded by nature. She stays physically and mentally fit by swimming, yoga, and meditation.

Mornington Peninsula dental surgeon Dr Aliakbar Sefidroodi all-on-4 implants orthodontics

Dr Ali Sefidroodi

DDS
Associate Dentist

For over ten years, Dr Ali (Aliakbar) Sefidroodi has been living in bayside Melbourne with his wife, young family and gorgeous Samoyed dog called Bafi.

Dr Ali completed his dental studies at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Teheran, Iran, and was one of the top students in the 2004 graduating class. He was one of the few students to have his work and research on new frontiers in dentistry published in Australian dental journals, and was the recipient of several scholarships in his university days.

He’s a lifelong learner, having completed a two-year mini-residency in orthodontics in Sydney, as well as attending ongoing lectures and hands-on training facilitated by the Australian Society of Implant Dentistry. He’s also attended professional development courses at international venues, including Portugal (All on 4 dental implant course), Los Angeles (Soft and hard tissue grafting) and Budapest, Hungary (Advanced Bone Grafting).

Upon moving to Melbourne, Dr Ali spent three years working in community dental clinics in Prahran and South Melbourne, before moving to private practice. With his detailed dental experience dating from  2005, he enjoys working close to where he lives, applying his high standards of treatment to all his patients. Dr Ali’s special skills and interests lie in laser frenectomy (treatment of tongue ties), pain relief treatments as well as general and restorative dentistry.

Mornington Oral Health Therapist Kimi Barary

Kimi Barary

BOH (Therapy & Hygiene)
Oral Health Therapist

Kimi is a lifelong traveller and has experienced various cultures and lifestyles. Persian by birth, she considers herself half-Australian as she’s lived here since 2010. Before coming to Melbourne, Kimi lived in Perth, Wagga Wagga, Armidale and Canberra. The beautiful Mornington Peninsula is her favourite part of Australia, and she’s so pleased to be a part of our dental team here.

Kimi joins us with a Bachelor of Oral Health (Therapy & Hygiene) from Charles Sturt University, and plans to undertake postgraduate studies in the adult scope of oral health therapy and management.

She enjoys being a favourite therapist for both our adult and child patients, and continues to develop connections with existing and new patients. One of Kimi’s particular interests is managing and preventing periodontal disease to ensure healthy gums for life.

Away from our clinic, Kimi loves playing tennis and volleyball and has a love-hate relationship with HIIT. She can leg-press an amazing 210kg! She fine-tunes her strategy skills by playing chess, and lets her creativity run loose by creating a range of tasty sandwich combinations.

Meet our All On 4 Plus Implant Experts

Our dental implant experts in All On 4 Plus , complex oral implantology and dento-facial surgery.

Mornington Peninsula All On 4 dental implants surgeon Dr Ron Patel dentist

Dr Ronak (Ron) Patel

BDS MJDF
Dental Implants Surgeon 

Dr Ronak (Ron) Patel graduated from Guy’s, King’s, and St Thomas’s Dental School in 2003. He worked in several private dental practices in the UK before immigrating to Melbourne in 2011.

Professional Experience  

Although Ron is skilled in all areas of dentistry, his advanced training and qualifications give him elite expertise in the fields of implants (prosthodontics), endodontics (root canal therapy), cosmetic dentistry, adult orthodontics, and CEREC CAD/CAM technology.

  • Bachelor of Dental Science at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Dental School, London, England
  • The Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at The Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Member of the ADA (Australian Dental Association)
  • All On 4 Plus Premium Provider
  • Invisalign Provider 
  • Dental Phobia Certified

Special Skills & Interests  

Dr Patel is a licensed and experienced All On 4 Plus and Invisalign practitioner. With his extensive training in orthodontics and implants, he can help his patients choose the best approach to personalize and enhance their smiles. Additionally, Dr. Ron is the first dentist in Australia to be certified to treat dental phobia. His anxious patients can attest to his ability to make them feel relaxed and comfortable during their visits.

Outside the Practice  

When away from the dental practice, Ron is a passionate football (soccer to us Australians) player and enjoys spending as much time as possible with his three young children.

Mornington Peninsula All On 4 dental implants surgeon Dr Alex Fibishenko dentist

Dr Alex Fibishenko

BDSc
Dental Implants Surgeon 

Since his student days, Dr Alex Fibishenko heightened his interest in oral surgery and prosthodontics (restorative dentistry using replacement teeth). He received student awards in these areas. Following graduation, his professional practice has since surrounded oral and facial aesthetics, dento-facial surgery and implantology.

He established the All On 4 Plus network across Australia and presents continuing education to dentists in All On 4 implant dentistry. Dr Fibishenko has also pioneered the All On 4 Plus approach, adding improvements to the innovative All On 4 method. 

Professional Experience  

  • Bachelor of Dental Science, The University of Melbourne
  • Level III & IV Accreditation – Dental Implants, Australian Society of Implant Dentistry
  • Fellow – Oral Implants & Dento-Alveolar Surgery, International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA)
  • Member of the Australian Osseointegration Society (AOS)
  • Member of the Australian Society of Implant Dentistry (ASID)
  • Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)
  • Chairman of the Implant Team Academy (ITA)
  • Founder of the Asia Pacific Institute for Oral Implantology (APIOI)
  • Visiting lecturer at NYU College of Dentistry Linhart CDE Program

Additionally, Dr Fibishenko has worked on an exchange program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the Hadassah Medical Center Facio-Maxillary Surgical Unit. He offers clinical residencies in dental implants.

Special Skills & Interests  

Dr Fibishenko’s expertise lies in oral implantology and dento-facial reconstructive surgery. His extensive skills see him guiding the overall procedure, including restorative elements such as dental implants, crowns and bridges. He also oversees cosmetic dentistry treatments.

Outside the Practice  

Dr Fibishenko travels nationally and globally, presenting lectures on dental implants, oral rehabilitation and aesthetic dental solutions. He is married with a son.