Children’s dentistry

Our dentists are dedicated to helping your child develop good dental habits that will help them maintain a healthy smile and follow them throughout their life. A child’s visit to the dentist should be enjoyable but we know they can fear the unknown. Therefore, our team makes a special effort to use pleasant and simple words to explain what the dentist is doing and teach them how to take care of their teeth

When to bring your child in for their first dental visit

Developing early habits such as correct brushing, flossing and diet sets a strong foundation for a healthy smile and helps prevent future anxiety issues as a result of dental pain. The Australian Dental Association recommends that you bring your child in for their first dental visit once their first baby tooth becomes visible or just before your child's first birthday. Early examination and preventive care will set your child up for success for the rest of their life, starting with prevention of childhood caries which can lead to tooth extractions.

"We create a fun and relaxed atmosphere to help familiarise your child with the dental chair and foster a pleasant and enjoyable dental experience right from the very start.  By creating a positive impression of the dentist at an early age, your child will understand the importance of looking after their teeth and feel completely relaxed at the dentist.“

— Dr. Lincoln Loi

What to expect

The Australian Dental Association recommends children and teens see a dentist every six months for a regular dental check up and clean. During this visit, the dentist will:

Learn more about Orthodontic Treatment for your child.

Eligibility for the Child Dental Benefits Schedule

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) is a Medicare program that provides up to $1000 in benefits for eligible children for a range of basic dental services. These include dental exams and cleaning, x-rays, fissure sealants, fillings, root canal treatment and extractions.  Benefits are not available for orthodontic or cosmetic dental work.

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule is means tested by the Department of Human Services. Find out if you are eligible for the benefits by clicking here

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