Accurate monitoring and planning during the childhood years are essential. In children, preventive dentistry is very important.
Early exams and cleaning can lay the groundwork for a lifetime of dental health.
After getting your kid’s teeth cleaned, reinforcing the dentist’s work with fluoride can help make the teeth more resistant to decay.
Fissure sealants are a preventive measure, which may benefit your child.
As children’s permanent molars erupt between the ages of six and twelve, dental sealants are applied to the surfaces to prevent decay from happening in the grooves found in these back teeth.
As they continue to grow, children may need orthodontic work (braces), during which they wear brackets and wires surrounding most of the teeth to prevent misalignment as the jaw matures into adulthood.
At Smile Dental Studios Gosnells, we provide comfortable dental care and environment for your child.
Purpose of Children’s Dentistry
- Diagnose oral diseases
- Promote oral health
- Create treatment plans to maintain or restore the child’s oral health
- Interpret X-rays and diagnostic tests
- Ensure the safe administration of anaesthetics
- Monitor the growth and development of the child’s teeth and jaws
- Perform surgical procedures on the teeth, bone and soft tissues of the oral cavity
- Repair or fill decayed teeth
- Fix dental injuries, including fractured, displaced, and knocked out teeth
Children’s Dental Care Tips
Smile Dental Studios will provide you with tips on how to take care of your child’s teeth at home, including the proper way to brush and floss your child’s teeth and additional information based on your child’s oral health condition.
Another topic that’s typically addressed is your child’s eating habits and what parents should do to help protect their child’s teeth and gums.
As a general measure, parents should keep their children away from sugary and starchy foods. Also, a child should never sleep while nursing, or with a juice or milk in their bottle.
Your baby’s first teeth are important. Developmental stages that are vital to your child’s future dental health depend on them.
Children’s dentistry provides parents with a guide for oral care so that their children will have excellent dental hygiene as they mature.
Children’s Common Dental Emergencies
We know dental emergencies can happen any time, and we are here for you.
Please call our office, and we will schedule you an appointment on the same day. Please understand that it may take a few minutes to get your child in the chair.
If your child knocks out a permanent tooth, try to place it back into the socket as soon as you can. If you are unable to do this, place tooth in cold milk and call our office immediately.
Children’s Dentistry at Smile Dental Studios Gosnells
At Smile Dental Studios Gosnells, we focus on the whole patient and not just their teeth.
We always put your child first, making sure they are anxiety-free while they receive the highest quality dental care available.
Our entire dental team works hard to make sure your child can relax and have fun during their visit with us.
Child Dental Benefit Schedule
Bulk Bill for children who are eligible for MEDICARE CHILD DENTAL BENEFIT SCHEDULE
Up to $1000 worth of dental treatments over two years
We are your friendly dental practice located at 8/2328 Albany Hwy in Gosnells.
Frequently Asked Questions
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