Canterbury Dentist

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At Blackburn Family Dental Care, we provide family-friendly dental care within relaxing surroundings near Canterbury. Our approachable team includes experienced dental professionals, considerate dental nurses and cheerful reception staff committed to making your time with us as comfortable as possible.

Whether you’re in need of teeth whitening, root canal therapy, extractions or orthodontics, we provide a full range of general and cosmetic dental treatments to bring out the very best in your smile, as well as offering the highest clinical standards. Our family dentist is conveniently located 7km and 13 mins’ drive from Canterbury.

Our dental practice near Canterbury is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment to offer the best possible experience for patients. Our friendly and caring team’s training requirements are constantly under review to ensure they are trained to work effectively and efficiently. Our dentist are also commited to giving you the latest non invasive treatments and best practices by attending and constantly updating their professional development. We ensure you receive the very best treatment to suit your personal requirements.

Blackburn Family Dental Care are dedicated to making every visit an appointment to look forward to. The dental clinic is open 6 days a week from 8am to 5.30pm (Monday to Friday) and Saturday 8am to 12 pm. From time to time, we do receive requests for emergency appointments which could possibly be slotted in on the day itself.

For more than 60 years, we have been providing personalised dental care, with expertise in cosmetic and restorative dentistry to generations of families near Canterbury. At Blackburn Family Dental Care, we understand that caring for your teeth is just as important as any other aspect of your health. A comfortable mouth and an attractive smile can do much more to enhance the quality of your life.

With modern dentistry becoming more and more sophisticated, with advances in technology and equipment, we pride ourselves on keeping up to date with the latest techniques so that we can provide a first-class service to you and your family.

Through our work in serving the community around Canterbury, our patients list has grown through word-of-mouth. Book an appointment with us today to see why we remain the family dentist of choice in Melbourne’s East.

Family Dentist Canterbury

Family Dental Care

We provide a full range of general dentistry treatments for all age groups, from routine examinations and simple fillings to complex reconstructions. We offer high quality dental care both to our own patients and to those referred for specialist treatments.

Cosmetic Dental Surgery

At Blackburn Family Dental Care near Canterbury, we offer a full range of cosmetic dentistry treatments. Our experienced cosmetic dentists will guide you on the best cause of treatment following a detailed assessment.

Emergency Dental Box Hill

If you need a trusted, highly experienced emergency dentist near Canterbury with same day appointments, our state-of-the-art dental clinic can help. Our expert emergency dentists are highly experienced at dealing with emergency patients with a gentle and professional approach. If you need to see an expert but don’t have a dental appointment booked, call our dental practice near Canterbury as soon as possible to arrange to see our emergency dentist.

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Where are you located?

Our Dental Clinic is next to Blackburn train station via the Belgrave or Lilydale line and only 13 minutes’ drive and 7km from Canterbury.

Parking is available behind the practice, entering Main St or alternatively on S parade.

What are your business hours?

Our family dental clinic is open from Monday to Friday from 8am to 5.30pm, and Saturday from 8am to 12pm. If required, we can usually slot in an emergency appointment on the day itself.

What available payment options are there?

As a private dental clinic we require payment on the day of service; we accept cash, EFTPOS and most credit cards. If you have private health insurance we can scan your card using HICAPS, leaving you to pay only the remaining balance.

Does my private health insurance cover the costs?

Rebates issued from private health insurance vary greatly and this is based on your provider and level of coverage. For more information on what is covered, be sure to make a quick phone call to our staff and ask for the insurance codes, so you can check with your health fund the amount they will cover before undergoing treatment.

How often should I schedule a visit to my dentist?

Some patients visit us every 6 months while others book a check-up every 12 months. We understand that every patient is different and recommend for children to visit a dentist every year. Our gentle and professional dentists provide preventive dental care and treatments for a brighter, whiter smile and minimise gum disease.

How do I book an appointment?

Booking an appointment at our dental clinic is simple, please call us on (03) 9877 2589.

You can also now book online 24/7 through a secure Health Engine system and our staff will be in touch to confirm your appointment date and time.

Complementary video assessment

We can also arrange a time for a free video conference using Zoom or Facebook by appointment to assess anything dentistry related.

$1000 FREE DENTAL for eligible children every 2 years

The Commonwealth Child Dental Benefits Schedule provides assistance for basic dental treatment for children between 2-17 years of age

Get $1000 worth of Child Dental Benefit from the Government:

  • If you receive Family Tax Benefit A or other relevant Australian Government payments, all 2-17 year olds are eligible
  • Any treatment is bulk billed through Medicare
  • There are no extra costs, with eligible children having to pay $0
  • Your child will have the next available appointment and will not be put on a wait list.

Child Dental Benefits are available for:

  • Root canals
  • Extractions
  • Fissure sealants and Fillings
  • Dental check-ups and cleaning teeth
  • Dental X-rays

* Orthodontic or cosmetic dental work is not available under the Child Dental Benefits scheme and any services provided in a hospital operating theatre will not be paid for.

Contact us

Our Location

1 Main St,
Blackburn VIC 3130

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Opening hours

8am - 8pm

Tue - Fri
8am - 8pm

8am - 6pm




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Conveniently positioned for patients seeking cosmetic dental bonding in Blackburn, Box Hill, Burwood, Nunawading, Mitcham, Vermont, Forest Hill, Canterbury & Surrey Hills. Our Blackburn North Dental Clinic is next to Blackburn station via the Belgrave or Lilydale line. Walk towards Main St (2 minutes) and you will see a light blue signage.

Parking is available behind Blackburn Family Dental, entering Main St or alternatively on S parade.

Many buses, including 703 and 765, are also in close proximity to our Blackburn North dental clinic.