Our team of kids dentists at Kelmscott Dental in Perth can provide quality treatments for kids of any ages. We provide gentle dental care for kids to help them maintain their oral health for life.
Yes. When teeth aren’t flossed, roughly a third of tooth surfaces are left unclean. Flossing is needed as soon as two teeth touch. You can encourage your child by creating a game out of it or putting on a favourite song.
27% of Aussie kids aged between 5 to 10 years have untreated tooth decay in their baby teeth. It remains the most common chronic disease in childhood. Daily flossing and brushing helps to keep teeth and gums healthier for longer.
Forceful sucking when the mouth, jaws and teeth are still developing can cause issues in oral development and teeth alignment. If you have concerns about dummy use or thumb-sucking, speak to your dentist. They will be able to suggest ways to help you break their habit.
Kids usually begin to lose their baby teeth between the ages of 5 and 6 years old. When the adult tooth is ready to come through, the baby tooth is only holding on by a little amount of tissue. It’s possible for your child to wiggle a loose baby tooth out using their tongue or by hand using a quick twisting motion.
CDBS is a government benefit that provides $1,000 towards basic dental costs for each eligible child over 2 calendar years. To be eligible to claim CDBS, you must:
Comprehensive Dental Assessment for $150 (valued at $306) includes: