Kid’s Dentist Brisbane
Children's Dentistry or Kids Dentist Brisbane
Our paediatric dentist offers baby teeth and gum care for infants and toddlers. Oral health has many benefits for young kids. These benefits begin from an early age. Get an early start on your child’s lifetime of healthy smiles by taking good care of their oral health. healthy and caries free teeth in infants and toddlers reduced the risk of caries in permanent teeth later in life.
As toddlers learn to walk they will fall down and bump their teeth many times. most of these falls are small scratches and harmless. However, some of the trauma sustained to teeth can cause pain and infection and potentially damage the permanent tooth. Regular dental checkups for toddlers in Brisbane can quickly identify early childhood dental problems. The right dental treatment can be provided by your child’s paediatric dentist.
DO NOT Relay your Anxiety to your Child
Be a ‘Brave Model’ for Kids at the Dentist
Passive Parental Presence during your Kid's Paediatric Dental Appointment
Passive Parental Presence
during your Kid's Paediatric Dental Appointment
Referral for Kids Extractions under General Anaesthesia
Young uncooperative kids with multiple teeth of poor prognoses may require referral for tooth extractions under general anaesthesia by Pure Dentistry dentists in Brisbane at a local Hospital. Once this decision has been made, dental treatment will be carefully planned by our kids-specific dentists in Brisbane. Also, ask us about using SuperCare to pay for dental work using your ATO super fund.
Create Kid-Friendly Dental Clinic Environment
Avoid the use of alarming questions like “Does it hurt?” or words like ‘drill’ and ‘needle’.For young children, use gentle, non-scary language, appropriate to the child’s comprehension level.
Depending on their age, you may use child-friendly language:
Frequently asked questions
0 baby teeth are already present in the jaw at birth. They usually start to come through the gums around 4 to 6 months of age.
Yes, toddlers really need to see a dentist because if they don’t they would be at the risk of these common conditions:
- Early childhood caries can cause pain and infection which may lead to early loss of teeth
- develop incorrect oral hygiene habits
The mindset and dental health knowledge of parents or caregivers is a predictors of a child’s dental health. Consulting with a kids dentist Brisbane or a paediatric dentist provides anticipatory guidance regarding feeding habits and oral hygiene. This knowledge also prepares parents on what to do in the event of trauma to the baby teeth.
You should start your child’s paediatric dental care from an early age. Early age for baby teeth means by age of one or within the first six months after the first baby tooth erupts. On the first visit to the kid’s dentist in Brisbane, your child’s dental health record is put together. Kids’ dental record is updated every 6 months and forms a basis for your kid’s dentist to detect abnormalities in the growth and development of the kid’s teeth and jaws from an early age.
Our Brisbane kid’s dentist uses your kid’s dental health records, to assess the progression rate of caries in baby teeth. In the subsequent dental visits, the kids dentist re-assesses your child’s dental health records and will make regular updates to your kid’s records.
Based on the dental health records, the kid’s dentist makes adjustments to your child’s oral hygiene care. Diet advice for kids can help the parents prevent new caries from forming or arrest initial caries that have already formed in the kid’s teeth.
The price of a kid’s dentist in Brisbane varies depending on the type of kid’s dental treatment required. An initial kid’s dental examination pricing by kid’s dental specialist, Dr Soha for new child patients or patients with dental trauma is $150. These dental treatment prices for kids in Brisbane are subject to change. Dental examination by other general dentists at our dental clinic, just south of Brisbane’s CBD, is priced at $70 per visit. Periodic dental examination prices by dentists (e.g. for six-monthly routine check-ups) are roughly $55 to $60 (subject to change).
If you are eligible for the Medicare Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) in Brisbane and you have a sufficient balance in your Medicare account, you can ask our receptionist to provide an invoice so you can partially claim the dental treatment or examination fees for kids from Medicare using your MyGov App. Medicare may or may not rebate the full amount as our prices are typically higher than Medicare price rebates.
You can use SuperCare to pay for kids dental. This is a popular option when using sleep dentistry for children which our dentist provides in a private hospital using a specialist paediatric anaesthetist.
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