Oral hygiene is essential from an early age to prevent tooth decay and gum disease in the future. That’s why it’s important for your children to visit the dentist as young as possible to learn good habits and establish a positive dental relationship.
At Grafton Dental Centre, we recommend you schedule your child’s first dental assessment on their first birthday or when their first tooth erupts. Our dentists will then be able to perform a brief examination of your child’s teeth looking for early signs of decay.
As your child grows in confidence and oral development, these dental assessments will become more thorough to monitor erupted teeth, correct jaw development and bite, as well as professional cleaning. This is vital, as managing tooth alignment early can avoid difficulties when your child’s adult teeth start erupting.
Our dental team will also educate your children on how to prevent tooth decay and equip you with the skills to teach your child how to effectively clean and care for their teeth at home.
Contact our centre today to discuss any queries and schedule your child’s dental assessment. If your child is apprehensive about visiting the dentist, our specially-trained team will put their fears at ease and can recommend suitable pain-relief options to ensure they receive necessary dental care in fewer visits.
Learn about the Child Dental Benefit Schedule offering $1000 Free kids dental over 2 years for eligible patients.