Children’s Dentistry

We provide a friendly, comfortable environment for the whole family. As your local children’s dentist, we look forward to helping you look after your kids’ teeth from baby to teenager and beyond! Children’s dentistry services we provide include:

  • Check-ups and x-rays
  • Teeth cleaning & fluoride treatments
  • Fissure sealant
  • Oral health education
  • Ortho ascent
  • Growth monitoring
  • Sports mouthguards

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.

Get them comfortable at the dentist!

It is vital that children get used to coming in to see the dentist while they are young. This will help them form good associations and avoid any fear of dentists.

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.

What about teenagers and their teeth?

Mouthguards

If your child plays a contact sport, a fitted mouthguard from your dentist offers the best protection. Chat to us about the colours and styles available

Sugary sports drinks

Energy and sports drinks contain high levels of acid and sugar. These can start destroying teeth after only a few days of consistent use. Damaged enamel can cause sensitivity and susceptibility to decay and cavities.

Find out what the Australian Dental Association recommends for children and teenagers.

Contact us today at Great White Smiles for an appointment for your children.

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