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 joined the practice in 1998 having graduated from The University of Melbourne in 1995 and after working in Ballarat for two years in a busy general private practice. He has a special interest in full mouth reconstruction preventive dentistry and implants.

Dr. Cecilia Gunter

Dr. Cecilia Gunter joined the practice in 2010 after graduating from The University of Melbourne. Dr Gunter has a worked in both public and private practices and has an interest in all aspects of general dentistry.

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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.

The dentists are backed by the friendly and professional team of nurses and receptionist. The professional team of dentists and nurses strive to provide an attentive and caring service.