Dental Office in Melbourne
As providers of dental care that is of the highest quality, Carlton Dental uses a team approach. With each member specialising in a different aspect of dentistry, from general care to emergency dental care to cosmetic dentistry, our common goal is to offer a combination of excellence and empathy that makes the dental experience painless, relaxing and, of course, beautiful.
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The five people who comprise the Carlton Dental team are as follows:
Dr. Barry S. Johnson
BDSc and LDS
Dr. Barry S. Johnson, BDSc and LDS, is the founding member of the team, having been with the practice since 1975. He is now a well-known fixture in the Carlton area along Lygon Street. Captivated by the intricacies of dentistry, he pairs his passion for his profession with great people skills. The result is a diverse practice in which his skill and expertise enable him to specialise in complex problems with an eclectic mix of patients, including local university staff. Barry specialises in the following:
Dr. Wessam Atteya
BDS, ADC, FRACDS, MFDS RCSEd, MFD RCSI
Dr. Wessam Atteya, BDS and FRACDS, joined the practice in 2013 after a stint at The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne. Practising his motto of ‘quality dentistry, quality life’, Wessam provides friendly, compassionate dentistry, which he believes has the potential for a lasting impact on patients’ lives. Originally, from Cairo, Egypt, Wessam is fluent in both Arabic and English. His central dentistry focus includes:
Wessam is married and is the father of two young children.
B.App.H.Sc (Oral Health)
Christel Martini is the oral health therapist/hygienist. Joining the practice after working in rural Queensland, she is a graduate of the University of Queensland and holds a Bachelor of Oral Health. Christel’s interest in preventative dentistry is an asset as she assists patients in developing and maintaining healthy, alluring smiles. She spends her leisure time enjoying athletic pursuits, learning the viola, and reading.
Mai Thi Tran
Mai Thi Tran is the receptionist for Carlton Dental. Having worked in administration and healthcare for several years, she is now pursuing certification in dentistry at Box Hill Institute. With a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, Mai Thi enjoys printmaking, and playing the viola and violin. Her other passion is her cat, Aika.
Mai Thi is fluent in both Vietnamese and English.
Senior Dental Assistant
Maria Gianninoto, the Senior Dental Assistant, has ably assisted Dr. Barry Johnson in general and emergency dental care for three decades. When not working, health and fitness are her main pursuits, and she is a 1st Dan in karate. She also enjoys movies.