Our Team

At Southdown Dental, we are extremely proud of our diverse, professional team that provides the care and support for all your needs!

Dr. Bob Vavaroutsos

Dr. Bob Vavaroutsos (or Dr. Bob as we call him) received his Bachelor of Science at the University of Toronto in 1987. He then successfully graduated as a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1991 at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

After graduating from dental school, Dr.Vavaroutsos completed a hospital internship at the Nassau County Medical Center in Long Island, New York. At the internship, he treated many medically compromised patients in need of dental therapy.

After completion of this internship, Dr. Vavaroutsos became interested in children’s care, sports dentistry, and orthodontics. He has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education on orthodontics. Currently, Dr. Vavaroutsos spends close to a third of his time treating both children and adult orthodontic patients.

From 2011, Dr. Vavaroutsos had been a teaching instructor at the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto in the Oral Medicine Department.

Dr. Vavaroutsos is a member of the Ontario Dental Association, American Dental Association, the International Orthodontic Association, and the American Association of Functional Orthodontics.


Dr. K. Khaled

Dr. Khaled completed his dental degree at the University of Toronto in 1986. After graduation, he moved to Mississauga in 1989.

In 1999, Dr. Khaled began teaching at the University of Toronto – Faculty of Dentistry part-time, where he taught dentists-in-training dental diagnosis and emergency care.

Dr. Khaled became interested in Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry and has taken hundreds of hours of continuing education on these and other aspects of dentistry. In 1998, he joined the board of directors at the Toronto Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, an organization that assists in educating area dentists about cosmetic dental techniques.

In 2004, Dr. Khaled returned to the University, this time as a student, to get a specialty degree in Dental Anaesthesia. At the university and downtown hospitals (including Toronto General, Sick Children’s, and Toronto East General) he sedates patients that are undergoing various types of surgeries. This three-year program will allow him to sedate (put to sleep) any patients with anxiety, medical problems, or various handicaps, in order to complete their dental treatment.

Dr. Khaled lives in downtown Toronto with his wife and two children. He plays soccer competitively every year in Mississauga. Dr. Khaled also practices sedation dentistry. http://www.childrenssleepdentistry.ca/

Dr. Karim ElMofty

Dr. ElMofty is a general dentist with a Master's degree in Dental Public Health. He has successfully passed both the Canadian and American Dental Board Exams. Dr. Karim has also completed advanced training in paediatric dental care. He has been practicing dentistry for over 10 years, however, his greatest passion is the focus on preventive dental care. He is the founder and leader of "KnowDental", an international company that focuses on oral health education and training for children. KnowDental is a system of games and tools designed to empower children with the ability to prevent dental health issues before they begin. Dr. Elmofty loves to work with children and is fluent in French.

Dr. Karim lives in Oakville with his wife and 3 year old daughter. He is an amateur fisherman, a runner and truly enjoys practicing family dentistry. Please help us welcome him to our Dental Home.