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 Lilly Lay implant dental surgeon Invisalign orthodontics cosmetic dentistry

Dr Lilly Lay

BBMed (Melb) DMD (USyd)
Associate Dentist

Dr Lilly Lay’s unwavering dedication to patient care is the driving force behind her career in healthcare. She decided to become a dentist because it allowed her to work with her hands and closely with patients, providing personalised care in a one-on-one environment.

Dr Lilly graduated from The University of Sydney with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree.

Having grown up on the beachy shores of Phillip Island, helping her parents run the family restaurant, Lilly appreciates the country ways of living and working within a close community. She likes getting to know her patients and strives to treat not just teeth but the patient as a whole. 

Professional Experience  

Special Skills & Interests  

Dr Lay enjoys all areas of dentistry and is passionate about prevention before intervention. She is committed to practising evidence-based dentistry, enabling her to provide quality dental care suited to each patient’s individual needs.

Her extracurricular training in implants and oral surgery has given her a passion for restorative dentistry, including crowns and bridges. Combining this with her orthodontic experience means she can achieve beautiful new smiles with the least invasive techniques. 

Outside the Practice  

In her spare time, Lilly loves to travel for food and culture, spend time with her family, or visit the beach with her dog, Lulu! 

She loves to stay active by playing badminton, wakeboarding, or taking a break in nature while camping. 

While at home, she loves to get busy baking in the kitchen. But when it comes to relaxing, she loves watching Grey’s Anatomy and Korean dramas or playing Tetris, Catan or 500. 

Mornington Peninsula Dental Clinic Our Team Male Dentist

Dr Daniel Kim

DDS (Melb) BBmed (Melb)
Associate Dentist

Originally born in Korea, Daniel left while only a young child in the early 2000s. He first lived in New Zealand and then later relocated to Australia, where he completed all of his tertiary studies. 

Before pursuing a career in dentistry, Dr Daniel Kim initially completed a Bachelor of Biomedicine. Following this, he obtained a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Melbourne. 

Daniel is passionate about providing high-quality, pain-free treatment with the aim of restoring people’s confidence in their oral health. He enjoys working with people of all ages and nurturing a relaxed and comfortable clinical environment. As part of this, he makes efforts to ensure that each patient has a comprehensive understanding of their personal treatment process.

Professional Experience  

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery,  Melbourne (2018)
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine, Melbourne (2014)

Special Skills & Interests  

Dr Daniel Kim attends regular educational courses involving subjects such as aesthetic dentistry, root canal therapy, and prosthetic dentistry to keep updated with the latest developments. 

While Daniel would always class patient care as his primary goal in dentistry, his interest in restorative procedures with complex oral surgery engages him most. 

Outside the Practice  

Outside of dentistry, Daniel is passionate about music and enjoys dabbling with his guitar, writing and listening to music. He also loves hiking and spending time in nature. As an animal lover, Daniel has volunteered at a puppy rescue centre and hopes to own multiple pets one day.

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.

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.