Southern Metropolitan Region

The Region

The Southern Metropolitan Region represents almost 25% of Victoria's population.


Nearby Attractions

The region spans the following areas: Bayside, Cardinia, Casey, Frankston, Glen Eira, Greater Dandenong, Kingston, Mornington Peninsula, Port Phillip and Stonnington.

Community Clinics


Bentleigh Bayside Community Health

Bentleigh Bayside Community Health operates a modern seven-chair dental clinic offering general and emergency dental care to people with concession cards and their dependants. Primary school children of non-cardholders are also eligible for care. The team includes dentists, oral health therapists, dental therapists, dental prosthetists and dental assistants. Find out more at

Central Bayside Community Health Services - Parkdale

Central Bayside Community Health runs an eight-chair clinic staffed by a team of dedicated dentists, dental therapists, dental assistants and reception staff.  The clinic offers a range of services and can arrange referrals to dental specialists if required. Waiting lists apply for general dental care and dentures. Find out more at

Inner South Community Health Service

Inner South Community Health has two four-chair dental clinics, located in Prahran and South Melbourne which runs special programs for people who are homeless (youth and adults), indigenous, refugees, those with chronic mental illness and substance abuse issues and HIV/AIDS. The Service also treats low income people from the general waiting list. It’s challenging and rewarding work with a high level of job satisfaction. Find out more at

Peninsula Health

Peninsula Health is the major health care provider serving the metropolitan and rural areas on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula – home to a range of wineries, national parks and coastline. The Community Dental Program consists of 19 dental chairs across three clinics, at Rosebud, Frankston and Hasting, and provides a range of general, specialist, and outreach dental services to the region. Find out more at

Southern Health - Monash

Monash offers a full range of dental services to people with a health care card or pension card and a private clinic for non-cardholders. Running 26 chairs and employing 80 staff at clinics located in Berwick, Cranbourne, Dandenong (Thomas Street and David Street), Kingston Centre, Pakenham and Springvale, Monash Health provides dental services for around 17,000 patients per year. Find out more  at