88 Railway Street South, Altona VIC
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The Practitioners

Where we have come from

Altona Complete Dental Clinic was established in 1956 by brothers Dr. Ross and Dr. Leslie King, who have retired after years of professional and friendly service to the community. Although dentistry has advanced in leaps and bounds, our commitment to upholding a great professional service remains unchanged.

Where we are

At Altona Complete Dental Clinic, we take pride in providing our patients with the most comprehensive and superb dental care, while caring for each patient with compassion and diligence.

We partner with our patients to make informed choices and ask them to join us in our passion for creating beautiful and healthy smiles for their lifetime. Our care thrives on surpassing our patients’ highest expectations in customer service, while optimizing our patient’s oral health and esthetics.

Dr. John Panoussi

Dr. John Panoussi

Mastering the Art of Dentistry for Over Three Decades

With nearly three decades of clinical experience, Dr. John Panoussi is a dedicated dentist committed to providing exceptional dental care. His passion for dentistry is evident in his continuous pursuit of mastering his craft. Dr. Panoussi’s expertise allows him to offer the best advice, use quality materials, and deliver outstanding results to his patients.

He finds fulfilment in handling complex cases like full mouth rehabilitation and treating collapsed bites. These challenges enable him to deliver exceptional outcomes.

Staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in dentistry, Dr. Panoussi combines his extensive knowledge with a gentle approach to create a positive and comfortable dental experience for every patient. He prioritises patient satisfaction and understands the transformative power of a healthy, beautiful smile for overall well-being.

Dr. Cecilia Gunter

Dr. Cecilia Gunter

Dr. Cecilia Gunter is renowned for her exceptional skills and compassionate approach. With a heart-warming affinity for children, Dr. Gunter has earned a reputation as the go-to dentist for families seeking a gentle touch and a soothing presence. Her meticulous techniques and sound decision-making ensure excellence in oral health solutions tailored to each patient’s unique needs.

But it’s not just her professional prowess that sets Dr. Gunter apart – it’s her unwavering commitment to truly hearing her patients. She understands that every individual has distinct concerns and desires, and she takes the time to listen attentively, fostering an atmosphere of trust and understanding. This personalised care has cultivated an extensive list of loyal followers who wouldn’t dream of seeking dental care elsewhere.

Whether it’s a routine check-up, a complicated procedure, or a child’s first dental visit, Dr. Cecilia Gunter is synonymous with comfort, expertise, and genuine care.

Dr. Rafeek Zaki

Dr. Refeek Zaki

BDS, ADC Graduated in 2013

Rafeek (Raf) has gained vast experience ranging from pain management to comprehensive treatment planning. He prides himself on work that combines the science and art of dentistry. He is passionate about providing high quality, gentle, personalised patient care as well as providing all the options and create a custom treatment plan for each patient to achieve and maintain his/her perfect healthy smile.

His central dentistry focus includes Crown and Bridge work, Restorative, 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 has established an excellent reputation among the community for his kind manner as well as his commitment to his patient’s well-being and comfort.

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 Metwally

Dr. Mahmoud (Met) Metwally


Dr. Metwally is a second-generation dentist with a thriving career spanning over 10 years across multiple countries. His expertise includes Root Canal Treatments, which he employs to salvage severely damaged or dead teeth, and Cosmetic Dentistry, with a specialisation in veneers and crowns for smile enhancement.

His commitment to excellence is evident through his regular participation in professional development activities, such as courses and conferences. Dr. Metwally believes “prevention is better than cure,” a principle reflected in his practice of minimally invasive dentistry, ensuring early intervention and the preservation of natural dental structures.

Distinguished not only by his technical skills but also by his patient-centric approach, Dr. Metwally prioritises creating a comfortable experience, especially for those with dental anxiety. Outside his profession, he enjoys swimming and table tennis.

Dr. Christopher Chung

A Pioneer in Compassionate and Innovative Dentistry

Originally from Canada, Dr. Christopher Chung discovered his passion for dentistry at the University of Sydney. Now an integral part of the Melbourne community, he is renowned for his compassionate approach and innovative dental practices.

Dr. Chung’s expertise is not just limited to his technical skills; he has a special focus on assisting patients who experience severe dental anxiety, ensuring they feel comfortable and at ease throughout their treatment. In the realm of cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Chung is a leader, staying abreast of the latest developments and employing modern techniques to craft beautiful smiles.

Away from the dental clinic, Dr. Chung is an enthusiastic hiker and nature lover, often found exploring the great outdoors. His passion extends to Melbourne’s vibrant culinary scene, where he enjoys discovering new and exciting dining experiences.

The dentists are backed by the friendly and professional team of nurses and receptionists. This professional team of dentists and nurses strives to provide attentive and caring service.