At Dazzling Smiles Dental, we see kids of all ages, starting from as young as 12 months all the way up to 18 years. We offer paediatric dentistry in Lara because we know the importance of starting your dental health journey early on in life.
We recommend bringing your children in to our Paediatric dentist in Lara Village for their first visit around the age of 2 years. At this age they will be comfortable sitting in the dental chair with assistance and maybe even opening their mouth.
The first few visits to our dentist for kids are vital and it is important that they have an enjoyable, comfortable and memorable experience! Our amazing team of gentle dentists will ensure this is the case
The free kids dental rebate under Medicare is income tested. This means that kids in low income families will be eligible for $1026 every two years for kids dental procedures.
Speak to our friendly receptionist either over the phone or in person and with your Medicare card number we can quickly check your eligibility
It is important to remember that children can experience the same dental problems as adults. Untreated conditions can result in poor tooth health and development leading to more severe problems later in life.
Just like adult teeth, even baby teeth can get cavities. And although baby teeth will eventually fall out, if cavities are not filled it can lead to dental infections, pain and swelling.
If the nerve of a baby tooth becomes infected. They may often require extraction. This is often completed under local anaesthetic.
When the time is right and your child is within the correct timeframe of development, braces can be placed on kids teeth to realign the smile
This includes routine procedures such as cleans, check ups and sealants. Preventative children’s dentistry when completed consistently prevents cavities and infection within your child's mouth.
In Lara, our children’s dentistry focuses on not just your child’s current dental health, but setting them up for a lifetime of healthy teeth. Contact us today to book in with our paediatric dentist in Lara Village.