Martin Vale Dentist Bendigo – Our Team

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Martin Vale, Principal Dentist – B.D.Sc

I have been in general dental private practice serving the people of Bendigo for over 30 years and in the same Queen St location since 1985.

I arrived in Bendigo after graduating for University of Queensland in 1979, then working in Horsham for one and a half years, the 1 and a half year in Britain.

Dentistry is one of my longest passions, together with my family, golf and AFL.I married a local girl Anne on Valentine’s Day 1984 our children and new grandchildren have all been born here. After I having lived in a number of places before arriving here,where I found this town I soon realised that there is no better place to live, work and have a family.

I have worked being in Dental technology and attended numerous continuing Education seminars and courses,I am in excess of that mandated by the dental board of Australia. I believe the people who put their trust in me deserve a practitioner dedicated to he keeps up his level of training and equipment so they receive exemplary care and attention, and maximise the change of obtain an ideal result with the resources we provide.Your are the reason we are here. We care about making your experience with us comfortable, affordable and satisfying.

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Luke Vale, Oral Health Therapist - B.O.H.Sc

Luke Graduated from La Trobe University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Oral Health Science. Oral health therapists are dental professionals who are dual qualified in dental therapy and dental hygiene. Oral health therapists provide a wide range of dental care to children, adolescents and adults. Luke has now returned to La Trobe University to complete The Bachelor of Health Sciences in Dentistry/Master of Dentistry.


Our ethics are very important to us and we have extremely high expectations of our entire team. We care about you and your health and adhere to ethical principles and abide by governing professional bodies to deliver to you the high standards of dentistry that you deserve.

At Martin Vale Dentistry, we believe in:

  • Correct representation of our skills, competencies, training and experience
  • When needed, referring you to other experts to gain the necessary assistance
  • Keeping you well informed while providing a clear understanding of your options at all points of time
  • Providing you with definitive, factual and accurate information
  • Following the rules put forth by the ADA and AHPRA
  • Always keeping your best interest in mind
  • Getting your full consent before undertaking treatment
  • Providing you with full choice
  • Respecting your privacy

Taking positive steps to promote the growth of our field