A1 Dental Care Barton is located in the heart of Canberra in the Parliamentary circle.

We provide quality general dental care for you and your family. Our highly esteemed team of Dental professionals are committed to providing dental care that is tailored to meet your individual needs.

Our team is renowned for expert knowledge, care and communication. We offer all facets of general dentistry, implant dentistry, orthodontics and invisalign and sedation dentistry.

Your smile is our business. Experience the difference at A1 Dental

Our Dentists

Dr Mohamed Elfar

Dr Mohamed graduated in 2000, obtaining a Bachelor of Dental Science (BDS) Honours degree from Ain Shams University (Cairo, Egypt). He was selected to study a Masters of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery & work in the University as an assistant lecturer.

The MSc (oral and maxillofacial surgery) was granted after his thesis defence in 2010 from Al-Azhar University (Cairo, Egypt). He undertook advanced training in oral implantology, bone grafting and reconstructive dentoalveolar surgery.

Dr Mohamed is registered as an Oral and Maxillofacial Specialist in Egypt. He has been working in the private practice in Australia as a General Dentist since 2008 and in partnership established A1 Dental Care in Canberra in 2011.

Dr Mohamed was granted the Membership of the Royal Australian College Dental Surgeon (MRACDS) in 2013 after completing 2 years of further study.
In the year 2015 he was granted Fellowship in the International Academy for Dental-Facial Esthetics.

Dr Mohamed was granted the ICOI Fellowship and ASID Fellowship in 2019.

Dr Mohamed is committed to life-long learning and is always staying updated and using the latest technology and techniques in Implant Dentistry.

Dr Shareif Elhoufy

Dr Shareif is a qualified Dentist with over twenty five years of experience, with an Australian Dental Council certificate (ADC) and is a federal member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA).

Dr Shareif believes that a personalised patient centered philosophy has led to the continual growth of A1 Dental. He strives to not only provide great care, but to have complete and comprehensive treatment plans in which his patients understand.

Dr Shareif adopts a conservative approach to dentistry combining function and aesthetics with cutting edge methods and materials. He has interest in all facets of Dentistry, especially: Preventative Dentistry, Patient Education, White Ceramic Restorations and Root Canal Conservative Therapy.

Dr Shareif is strongly committed to ongoing postgraduate education and in 2010 commenced the prestigious Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons MRACDS education programme for the greater benefit of his patients.

Aside from being a dentist, Dr Shareif also enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Dr Arash Mohseni

Dr Arash holds a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from the University of Sydney.

Prior to calling Canberra home, he gained valuable experience working in the private sector in Newcastle, focusing on regional health. Originally from Vancouver, he swapped the perpetual drizzle of the Pacific Northwest for the sun-kissed atmosphere of Australia.

Dr Arash finds joy in all facets of general dentistry and is deeply committed to minimal intervention dentistry, prioritizing patient education. He cultivates a serene and relaxing environment, ensuring quality care with a gentle touch for his patients.

Beyond the dental chair, Dr Arash enjoys socializing with friends and family, exploring local Canberra markets, hiking, sailing, and immersing himself in the world of comedy.

Dr Taban Napaki

Dr Taban graduated from James Cook University with Distinction and was awarded membership to the Golden Key International Honour Society for her academic performance.

She has experience working in both public and private practice and is passionate about preventative dentistry and helping individuals take control over their oral health.

Dr Taban takes the time to ensure that you are comfortable during your visit and ensures that you understand your oral health status and available treatment options.

Dr Taban believes patient education forms an integral part of any dental visit and strives to ensure her patients have a positive experience.

Dr Michael Barin

Dr Michael believes that empathetic, clear and honest communication is key to empowering his patients with their own dental health.

When you visit, whether it’s for a routine checkup for you and your family or a major procedure, Dr Michael works to ensure that you are as comfortable as possible. His focus is on good communication with his patients and management of dental anxiety.

He enjoys looking after families and young children and has a particular interest in oral surgery, dental implants and aesthetic dentistry.

Dr Michael completed an honours degree in Political Economy at Sydney University before moving overseas to live, work and travel. He returned to his Alma Mater to complete Dentistry as a graduate student.

Dr Michael’s interest in health and wellbeing extends beyond the clinic which he works to achieve for himself through good food, rock climbing, skiing and being active with his young family and their border collie.

Opening Hours

Monday 8am to 5pm
Tuesday 8am to 5pm
Wednesday 8am to 5pm
Thursday 8am to 5pm
Friday 8am to 5pm
Saturday – closed
Sunday – closed
Public Holidays – closed