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At Blackburn Family Dental Care, we provide the highest quality dentistry with a friendly and caring team of dentists dedicated to achieving beautiful natural looking results for you. Our family dentist is conveniently located 3.6km and 6 mins’ drive from Mitcham.
Our team of exceptional dental practitioners are committed to our patients and believe in giving them choices and knowledge in our wide range of dental treatments. Whether you’re looking for teeth whitening, root canal therapy, extractions or orthodontics, we cover all aspects of General and Cosmetic Dentistry.
Blackburn Family Dental Care is constantly investing in the practice to ensure our equipment and materials are of the highest standards. Our family dentists and fellow team members have made ongoing commitments to their dental education and regularly attend courses to continue to expand their knowledge.
We 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 an emergency dentist in Mitcham which could possibly be slotted in on the day itself. For same day emergency appointments and emergency treatments, please don’t hesitate to call.
For more than 60 years, we have been providing personalised dental care, with expertise in cosmetic and restorative dentistry to generations of families. Whether your treatment is practical or cosmetic, our talented dental team are always here to help.
Through our work in serving the community around Mitcham, 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.
Mitcham Family Dentist
Our friendly, relaxed and people-orientated approach along with our extensive training and experience, means we provide the best dental care for our patients with as little stress and pain as possible. Using the latest in dentistry equipment, we provide a range of treatments to patients of all ages, including toddlers, teenagers and adults:
- Sports mouth guards
- Early and late teeth straightening options
- Replacement of missing teeth (single and multiple missing)
- Kids dentistry
- Oral cancer/pathology screening
- Preventative dentistry (sealants)
If you feel apprehensive about the dentist, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. We’re passionate in helping you overcome that anxiety, leaving you with healthy teeth and a beautiful smile.
Our cosmetic dentists provide a wide range of world-class cosmetic treatments to improve the colour, shape and position of your teeth. Our philosophy at Blackburn Family Dental Care is to preserve the maximum amount of tooth structure, while working closely with to ensure you get the smile you want.
- Dental Bonding
- Teeth Whitening
- Dental Implants
Dental emergencies can occur when teeth crack, break, become loose or are knocked out completely. They can also happen if you have an acute dental infection or a filling or other dental work that fails. If you find yourself in the unfortunate situation where you have a dental emergency, call the practice as early as possible. Our emergency dentists in Mitcham have emergency appointments held in the diary on a daily basis.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
Where are you located?
Our Dental Clinic is next to Blackburn station via the Belgrave or Lilydale line and only 6 mins’ drive and 3.6km from Mitcham.
Parking is available behind the practice, entering Main St or alternatively on S parade.
Many buses, including 703 and 765, are also in close proximity to our dental clinic.
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.
Is the Child Dental Benefit Scheme accepted?
Yes, if your child is under the age of 16 and is eligible for the Child Dental Benefit Scheme (CDBS) we can provide up to $1000 in basic dental care. Please remember to bring your child’s Medicare card to your appointment.
How often should I schedule a visit to my dentist?
We recommend a routine recare appointment every 6 months, others with different risk profiles may be more frequent (ie 3 months), whilst others longer (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.
$1000 FREE DENTAL for eligible children every 2 years
Get $1000 worth of Child Dental Benefit from the Government. The Commonwealth Child Dental Benefits Schedule provides assistance for basic dental treatment for children between 2-17 years of age:
- 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.
Here are the list of procedures Child Dental Benefits are applicable for:
- Root canals
- 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.
1 Main St,
Blackburn VIC 3130
Monday - Friday
8am - 5:30pm
8am - 12pm
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Conveniently positioned for patients seeking a Dentist in Blackburn, Box Hill, Burwood, Nunawading, Mitcham, Forest Hill and Canterbury. 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.