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Balwyn Clinic

7 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn,
Victoria Australia 3103

Opening Hours

Mon: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Tue: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Wed: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Fri: 9.00am – 5.00pm

Reception Hours

Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri:
9.00am – 5.30pm

Melbourne’s pre-eminent
periodontal treatment clinic, 
Melbourne Periocare

Melbourne Periocare provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of all periodontal diseases with professionalism and care. Our clinics are furnished with modern, state-of-the-art equipment for each treatment.

Dr. Nupur Kataria is the lead periodontist at Melbourne Periocare. Dr. Kataria has over two decades of experience in dentristry, orthodontics and periodontics. Learn more about Dr. Kataria.

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    Our Periodontal Team

    Dr. Nupur Kataria

    Lead Periodontist

    Dr Kataria takes a holistic approach to Periodontistry, employing the latest treatment modalities and using state-of-the-art facilities in a gentle and caring environment. She seeks to provide the highest level of care for her patients.

    Main periodontal disease symptoms

    • Bleeding from gums during brushing or spontaneously
    • Red, swollen, tender gums
    • Gaps opening between the teeth
    • Gums that appear distanced from teeth
    • Constant bad breath and foul taste
    • Pus apparent between gums and teeth
    • Loose or wobbly teeth
    • An altered feeling when you bite
    • A change in the way your dentures fit
    • Sensitivity to cold food
    • Food lodging between the teeth
    • Change in the position of the teeth
    • Teeth appearing longer than neighbouring teeth
    • Receding gums

    Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and the supporting structures of the teeth. It is one of the most common dental problems and can range from mild inflammation of the gums (gingivitis) to severe damage to the bone and tissues that support the teeth (periodontitis).

    Our Services and Treatments


    At your initial visit, we focus on understanding your concerns and undertake a detailed medical and dental history to learn of your health issues.


    Arriving at a diagnosis involves assessment of your oral health, including medical and dental history.

    Dental implants

    Dental implants are considered the most optimal and sustainable way of replacing missing teeth.

    Surgical periodontal therapy

    Surgical periodontal therapy can remove plaque and tartar in inaccessible areas, eliminate hard-to-maintain periodontal pockets and improve function and appearance.

    Regenerative Procedures

    Regenerative procedures can reverse some of the damage caused by periodontal disease.

    Osseous surgery

    Osseous surgery is a procedure that restores your gums to a healthier, more natural state.

    Scaling and root debridement

    Scaling and root debridement is the removal of tartar and plaque from the surface of the tooth crown and root that can prevent gum disease.

    Treatment of peri-implantitis

    Treatment of peri-implantitis can involve reinforcing oral hygiene instructions, non-surgical treatment (scaling) and surgical therapy.


    Frenectomy is a procedure that surgically removes an abnormal frenum, the muscle attachment which extends from the inner lip to the gum margins.

    Crown Lengthening

    Crown lengthening alters the gum margin of the tooth to optimise the width between gum margins and margins of fillings and crowns – critical in ensuring long term gum health and aesthetics.

    Gum Grafting

    Gum grafting is performed to correct the effects of gum recession where the gums recede from the teeth. It is a quick and relatively simple surgery.

    Post-operative Care

    Post-operative care after periodontal surgery is crucial to ensure proper healing and optimal results.

    “Healthy Gums – The Foundation For Healthy Smiles”

    – Dr. Nupur Kataria

    Melbourne Location

    7 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn, Melbourne Victoria 3103

    Melbourne Periocare, Balwyn

    7 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn,
    Victoria Australia 3103

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    03 9817 1860

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    Affiliations and Professional Membership

    Australian Dental Association (ADA)

    Australian & New Zealand Academy of Periodontists (ANZAP)

    Dental Board of Australia

    Australian Society of Periodontology (ASP)

    Australasian Osseointegration Society (AOS)