Children’s Dental Care
Children’s Dental Care
We provide a fun and relaxed environment for the whole family. As your community’s children’s dentist, we look forward to helping you look after your kids’ teeth from infancy to their teenager years and beyond.
Our children’s dental care services include:
- Check-ups and x-rays
- Teeth cleaning and fluoride treatments
- Fissure sealant
- Oral health education
- Ortho ascent
- Growth monitoring
- Sports mouthguards
- Lip tie
- Tongue tie
Get them comfortable at the dentist
We understand that not everyone may like visiting the dentist; however, it is vital that children get used to coming in to see the dentist while they are young to help them form good lifelong associations. Our approachable, down-to-earth, and easy going team are here to put your family at ease and to ensure your children always have a pleasant experience when they visit us.
While children are growing, we monitor their facial growth and dental development closely. This will help avoid crowding of teeth and jaw issues. We also assess and address factors such as large tonsils, sleep apnoea or snoring, mouth breathing, and thumb sucking.
Bring your children to see us so that we can diagnose any problems early and your child can develop a happy, healthy, trusting relationship with our children’s dentist.
When should I make my child’s first appointment?
We recommend that children start seeing the dentist when their first teeth appear or by the time they turn one year old.
You are welcome to bring them in earlier if you have any questions or concerns.
Young children generally only need to see the dentist every 6-12 months. We will talk to you about this at your appointment.
What about teenagers and their teeth?
Sugary sports drinks
Child Dental Benefits Schedule
We support the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) and we bulk bill all eligible children.
The Government-funded Child Dental Benefits Schedule is now available for families with children aged 2-17. Families must receive Government Benefits. The CDBS has a means test, which requires receipt of Family Tax Benefit Part A or a relevant Australian Government payment. If children are eligible, they receive up to $1000 over two calendar years for preventative and restorative dentistry.
Eligible services include:
- Fissure sealing
- Root canals
Note that the CDBS scheme does not cover cosmetic dental work or orthodontics.
To check if you are eligible or check your remaining funds, please contact Medicare or us.