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Balnarring Dental Clinic

When you enter the doors of the Balnarring Dental Centre you will have a dental experience unlike any other. You will be welcomed by a professional and friendly team of Dental experts who take pride in their work. We make time for you so we can align our treatment plan with your specific wants and needs. You will leave each visit well informed, relaxed and confident that you are being looked after by the leading dental professionals in their field.

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About Our Mornington Peninsula Dental Clinic

Balnarring Dental Centre provides you with world-class dental care treatments at Mornington Peninsula that are tailored to your individual wants and needs. We have a welcoming and comfortable set-up to provide our clients, who will be cared for like family, with the best possible treatment.

We have dentists that are highly skilled, providing comprehensive care for adults, teenagers, and kids. A personalised treatment plan will be created by our team, one that’s specific to your clinical needs and goals.

Also among the services we offer aside from dental exams, cleanings and fillings are a number of restorative and cosmetic procedures such as crowns, bridges, veneers, implants and teeth whitening. We’re also certified providers of Invisalign, a cosmetic choice for orthodontics.

Balnarring Dental Centre is not only a highly respected leader within the dental community, we are also equipped with advanced dental technology. Using our incredible technologies we can deliver same day crowns and fillings, making the experience faster and more comfortable for our patients.

If you want to learn more, or to schedule a visit, just give our dental centre a call. Balnarring Dental Centre’s dental surgeons and dental hygienists are looking forward to welcoming you into our family and help you achieve the healthy, beautiful and confident smile you deserve!

Why Choose Our Dental Clinic in Mornington Peninsula

Guaranteed satisfaction

Our goal is to be the one-stop dental clinic for everyone in our community – for children’s dentistry and orthodontics to dental care for seniors – regardless if they only need a simple check-up and clean or a complex procedure. 

Professional Staff

For us to better serve our patients, our dentists constantly update their knowledge and expertise with the latest advances in global dentistry. Our clinic is also kept up to date with the latest technologies so we can offer a more comfortable and convenient dental experience.

Quality Service

For us, everyone has unique needs and goals for their dental care, and we treat them as such.  We would usually suggest a number of alternative treatments in many situations with the variety of services we offer. We will explain any possible risks and costs involved in certain services, so that our patients can weigh the advantages and disadvantages, to which we then provide a treatment option that suits their preferences and within their means.

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Our Happy Patients

Based on 143 reviews
Eve Hope
Eve Hope
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Firstly, all of the staff at Balnarring Dental are genuinely amazing. I'm an anxious soul, especially when at the dentist. But all my worries were put to rest with the staff at Balnarring Dental. My consultation with Dr Tiv and with Tori, was the most extensive dental consultation I have ever had. I walked away feeling that my every concern had been addressed, feeling like I had a very good understanding of what dental care I actually needed and an extensive plan to move forward with. So much time and care was taken to ensure that I felt at ease, understood and well informed. I genuinely wish I'd have started being treated at Balnarring Dental years ago.
Liz Maclaren
Liz Maclaren
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After many years of dental neglect and absolute fear of the dentist I finally bit the bullet (after a few missteps) and attended Balnarring Dental Clinic with a commitment to see it through. Although my teeth are in a disgusting condition both Dr Mish and her dental nurse Ebony made me comfortable and did not judge me. We are working together through a treatment plan that can go as slow or fast as I can cope with. It will be a long journey but eventually I will be able to smile without embarrassment. Dr Mish is so skilled, compassionate and caring - I trust her completely. Highly recommend all the staff, they have gained a patient for life 👍
Michelle parodi
Michelle parodi
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It took me 25 yrs of neglecting my dental care due to trauma, to find dentists that understand the impact of trauma and were both compassionate snd skilled. Dr Darshika (now moved) and Dr Nish both work hard to care for you to alleviate anxiety, fear and trauma..talking things through, warm blankets, neck pillows, music and videos of your choice to watch and listen to. The equipment and techniques used by the team are state of the art, modern and minimise discomfort markedly. Kindness, compassion, humour from all front of staff and Dental Nurses is appreciated. Over the last year I have had many dental treatments all very necessary. Its been remarkable having my dental care no longer ashamed and feel that I can smile again. I would highly recommend this practice..this is modern highly skilled, compassionate dentistry at its very best. Every dentist there is to be trusted and other dentists have seen me in an emergency. For me Dr Nish is the best person for me. Im very grateful to the whole team
Tim George
Tim George
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I am not the best dentists patient, but panicky and nervous. I had a porcelain filling put in which took a couple of hours. Dr Krish and dental staff made me feel very comfortable to the point that I checked my watch for heart rate and saw that it was sitting at 52 bpm. Totally recommend this practice for any nervous tooth patients. Found my new dentists. Many thanks guys.
Kira E
Kira E
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I've been coming to Balnarring dental for around 4 years now and highly recommend. The drs do a great job but I want to especially thank dr. J for the incredible work he has done on my teeth. I had braces for almost 4 years and the results are amazing and I could not be happier. Hes brilliant at what he does and I always felt comfortable and pain free through out the whole process. Its changed my life and I cant stop showing off my new smile which is something I never would have done before all this so thankyouu
Maile Goodwin
Maile Goodwin
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I couldn’t recommend a better dental clinic. They have been amazing with my 10yo son and applying braces and at every single consult. So patient, attentive, gentle and reasonably priced considering the great service received every time. A huge Thankyou to Dr Krish, who has been amazing. Bailey says you are an amazing dentist! And you are made to be the best dentist ever!
Naomi Best
Naomi Best
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Always receive the best care at Balnarring dental centre. Have been going there for many years now. Dr Tiv recently helped me straighten my teeth, going above and beyond to make sure I was happy with them. He took extra time and care to make sure I was happy with them and got them finished in time for my wedding. Highly recommend!
Brendon Metcalf-Butcher
Brendon Metcalf-Butcher
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I am beyond thrilled with the exceptional care and expertise provided by Dr. J at Balnarring Dental Centre. Throughout the process of having my braces, Dr. J demonstrated a level of professionalism and skill that truly set him apart. Not only did he achieve remarkable results for my teeth, but he also ensured that the entire experience was as comfortable as possible. I am genuinely grateful for the personalized attention and care I received. Dr. J's dedication to his craft and patient well-being is truly commendable, making him an outstanding choice for anyone seeking top-notch orthodontic care.
Taryn Clough
Taryn Clough
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Dr. Mish is absolutely incredible. I have seen her a number of times now and I love the way how approachable and understanding she is. She was clear with her directions and advice. I love the way this dental practice puts all options on the table, gives clear costs and then provides the pros and cons for each option. Thankyou very much Dr. Mish and the team at Balnarring dental.
Michael Rule
Michael Rule
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Just had a long exploratory consult with Dr Tiv and his dental nurse/technician Tori. Great team work, very profesional. I was quite impressed.

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Our Mornington Peninsula Dental Services


Invisalign Mornington Peninsula

To get the beautiful straight teeth that you have always wanted without having braces, then consider Invisalign treatment. Consult with our team of Dental in Mornington Peninsula to determine whether Invisalign clear aligners are right for you.

A series of virtually invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners is used by the Invisalign treatment. These clear aligners of Invisalign are made with 3D computer imaging technology which are proven to be effective.

You can also view your own virtual treatment plan when you start with Invisalign treatment in Mornington Peninsula, for you to see an estimate of how your straighter teeth may look when your treatment is complete.

Dental Implants Mornington Peninsula

People often get embarrassed, hide their smile and lose their self-esteem because of missing teeth. Bacteria can easily infect the spaces that have missing teeth, which causes other teeth to shift out of place, and making it difficult for people to speak or eat correctly. Our dental clinic in Mornington Peninsula, understands that a missing tooth can create hardships. We provide dental implants so that our patients can regain their self-confidence, improve their health, and approach life boldly.

Installation of implants is a complex procedure requiring the replacement of missing teeth in a safe and natural way. 

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Teeth Whitening Mornington Peninsula

Talk to our dentists in the Mornington Peninsula about teeth whitening options if you have teeth that are stained or discoloured.

To lift the most common teeth stains and brighten teeth up to 8 shades, you can undergo teeth whitening treatments to help you show the smile you want. It is a popular treatment among adults of all ages, from young urban professionals to baby boomers.

Give our clinic a call to book a consultation and find out if you are suitable for teeth whitening. 

Orthodontics Mornington Peninsula

Straightening your smile is possible with orthodontic treatment, helping you straighten crooked or misshapen teeth, close gaps and correct bite problems.

Adult orthodontics continues to be popular, defeating the common misconception that orthodontic treatment is only for teenagers. With advances in clear orthodontic braces and aligners, it is now much easier for patients to achieve the perfect look, without any worry in their appearance.

Arrange a consultation for orthodontics at our Mornington Peninsula dental clinic and find out if you could benefit from orthodontic treatment.

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Dental Hygiene Mornington Peninsula

When you come in for a ‘regular clean’ you will have an experience like no other with our thorough and gentle Oral Health Therapists/Dental Hygienists. Instead of a ‘quick 10 minute clean’ they allocate 60 minutes of their time to you to effectively remove stains & bacteria (plaque & calculus) from around your teeth and gums. 

Our Mornington Peninsula Oral Hygienists take time to thoroughly assess your gums for hidden and silent gum issues that could be causing bad breath and permanent loss of gums (gum recession) or loss of bone. Their motto is to help you keep your teeth for life through prevention and early detection of hidden disease. 

They will also help you assess the colour of your teeth and help you achieve your goals in gaining a healthy and bright smile you are proud of. 

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Muscle Relaxants

Clenching and grinding is subconscious and so most people that do it will have no idea that it’s occurring. The damage done by clenching and grinding isn’t obvious until a tooth fractures or the wear has occurred into the nerve. A common sign of long-term clenching or grinding is that the muscles in the cheek and temples enlarge on clenching. Much like working out at the gym, a muscle that is overworked can get larger and more powerful.

This makes the damage caused by clenching and grinding worse. One treatment method is to inject muscle relaxants into the muscles to stop them activating to their maximum potential. A common side effect is that the wrinkles around the area injected tend to disappear.


Is the world famous device to reduce or even stop snoring. It’s custom fitted and can be adjusted at home for comfort or extreme snore reduction. It can also help with sleep obstructive airway issues in some people too.

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Digital Smile Design

Ever wanted to change your smile? We have the latest software to “Mock Up” your smile so see what you would look like. This can also be done in 3D so you can trial the new look in your own mouth.

Planning is everything to make a fantastic smile that is bespoke, and your input is the most important. Call today to book in for a digital smile design session


You can change the shape and alignment of your teeth in 2 ways. Firstly, is braces, but if you want to do it quickly then veneers are the answer for you. They are facings that are glues on your teeth to change the shape and colour.

They can be designed to any shape and size you want. With our digital smile design protocol, you’ll have the smile you want in no time at all.

Sleep Apnoea

How can our Mornington Peninsula best dentists help you will a refreshed sleep? We check your tongue and airway space to make sure you don’t have obstructive airway issues. Obstructive or resistant airways can cause you to wake up feeling tired or may make you feel like napping through the day.

We have a special analysis and questionnaire to see if this is an issue for you and if so have solutions to help you recover quickly and wake up feeling refreshed to make your day the best it can be.

Your Mornington Peninsula Dentist

Our passion at our Mornington Peninsula clinic, located in Balnarring, is to help maintain good dental health in our community. We want to emphasise good oral hygiene and regular check-ups as a means of preventive care as well as discuss cosmetic treatments if you want to make changes to your smile.

We do not operate a ‘cookie-cutter’ dental practice because for us every smile is unique. Taking time to listen to your thoughts and concerns is part of the services of our dentists and hygienists at Mornington Peninsula so we can work with you to design tailored solutions to suit your oral health needs.

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We service all areas of the Mornington Peninsula.

Balnarring Dental Centre is conveniently located and also easily accessible from the surrounding suburbs of:

Arthurs Seat
Balnarring Beach
Crib Point

Mount Martha
Mt Eliza
Red Hill

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Oral health is an important part of your overall health and wellbeing. Having good oral health will also help get the nutrition you need and to enjoy the foods you love. Other parts of your body may also be affected by oral health problems such as tooth decay and gum disease, so looking after your teeth and gums can also help to lower your general health risks.

We will give you a complete dental health assessment when you visit our dentists in Mornington Peninsula and check the condition of your teeth, gums and mouth and look for any signs of a possible problem. We will also recommend treatment or improvements that may be beneficial for you and the ones that you should make to your dental care routine.

Daily brushing and flossing is important, because your dental care isn’t limited only within the confines of our dental clinic. A healthy diet, and avoiding bad habits all contribute to maintaining a healthy smile. You won’t be forced to undergo treatments you don’t want. We want everyone to be fully informed first before making a decision for themselves and their families.

Dr Tiv, Principal Dental Surgeon, Balnarring Dental Centre

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Dental Anxiety

Dealing with dental anxiety

Dental anxiety is sadly still common for many dental patients, but avoiding getting your routine dental care will only put your oral health at risk and would likely require you an intensive treatment later.

Our friendly team at our Mornington Peninsula dental centre will keep you comfortable and relaxed, and help overcome your fears of dental visits. Below are just a few of the extra steps we take to help patients with dental anxiety, fear or phobias:

  • Dental Anxiety Consultation: opportunity to discuss your your unique dental history, past experiences & fears prior to starting any dental procedures.
  • Shared Decision Making: development of a dental care plan with your input that helps overcome your dental fears prior to starting treatment.
  • Consultation Rooms: we understand it can nerve-racking having consultations while being surrounded by dental equipment and while sitting in the dental chair so we have custom-built separate consultation rooms where you can sit at eye-level with your dentist in a comfortable chair and discuss your dental care.
  • Sensitive Teeth: we take extra steps to help reduce sensitivity during your ‘regular cleans’. We will discuss with you and analyse your teeth/gums prior to starting to understand the source of the sensitivity. We will then change our technique/process during your ‘regular clean’ e.g. application of a desensitising gel prior to starting, removing bacteria by hand instead of electric instrument (hand-scaling), changing the temperature of the water or equipment settings or administering anaesthetic. We also only hire gentle dental practitioners that will help make the procedure as pain-free as possible.
  • Patient Entertainment System: patients with dental anxiety often find it very helpful to have distractions such watching your favourite TV show/movie during your dental treatment, noise-cancelling headphones or relaxing music.
  • Dental Smells: we take extra care to ensure our building and dental rooms do not have the ‘dental smell’ that can trigger past bad experiences. We also have a variety of essential oils and candles we can use in your treatment room if you think that would help.
  • Treatment Rooms: our dental clinics was custom-built to help patients feel comfortable and at ease eg. every room has natural light with windows, doors can be left open/closed depending on your preference, the rooms are clean, light and welcoming, each treatment room has a patient refresh area with mirrors and a sink for your personal use, bathrooms are located very close to each treatment room.
  • Patient Comfort: to help make you comfortable and relax we offer a variety of herbal T2 teas prior to your dental procedure, neck cushions and blankets. Children may also hold soft toys and receive a toy gift from our famous ‘treasure chest’.
  • Feeling Rushed: we do our best to take things slow and plan treatment according to your unique needs to ensure you don’t feel rushed into having dental procedures.
  • Dental Anaesthetic: to help reduce pain from injections we have invested in custom-made numbing gel made by a local compounding pharmacy that is stronger than the generic gel most dental clinics use. It will help numb the area before the injection.
  • Sleep Dentistry: if you still feel anxious to have your dental treatment while being awake during your dental treatment we can discuss options for sleep dentistry or treatment under GA. You can also discuss medications to help reduce dental anxiety with your dentist prior to your appointment.
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