Children’s Dentistry

Early Care

It’s never too early to start taking care of your teeth!

From pregnancy to your child being a teenager, there are so many dental development stages and dental treatment options it can be daunting and baffling for many parents. Parents are often looking for a children’s dentist they can trust throughout the many stages of development.

Fissure Sealants

Your back teeth are more likely to get a cavity than other teeth because they’re full of deep grooves and depressions called pits and fissures. Food and bacteria often get trapped in these grooves and cause tooth decay. In fact, more than 75% of dental decay begins in these pit and fissure areas of the back teeth.

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Growth and Development

Every child, their genetics and their growth pattern as well as their preventive needs are different. We work to support your child, and act as their partner to achieve optimal oral health.

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Medicare Child Benefit Scheme

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule was introduced by the Australian Government to provide financial assistance to families and encourage children and teenagers to care for their oral health and to introduce them to preventive care solutions by having regular examinations and hygiene appointments.

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Parents, there is no need to fear!

At Island Dental, we are with you every step of the way. Your child will receive the best dental education and dental treatments at the right time in their development.

We will also make sure that you, as the parent, always feel in control, armed with all the information, options and advice so that you can give your child the best dental start in life.

Our early dental care includes:

A lifetime partner in your child’s dental health

From their first tooth to the perfect smile, Island Dental works hand in hand with you, to make sure that your child gets the very best care and enjoyment out of their time at the dentist.

Together we will give them the perfect foundation for a life long healthy and beautiful smile!

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Can You Use Mouthwash Instead of Flossing?

Ever wanted to ‘cheat’ at some of your daily tasks? It’s OK. We’ve all thought about it. Some days you’re short on time but still want to make sure you take care of yourself. You may be wondering if you can skip flossing and just swish some mouthwash around instead. So, can you use mouthwash…

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How to Deal with a Cracked Tooth (and Prevent Teeth Cracking)

Just the thought is painful, right? Having a cracked tooth is no fun. It can cause serious pain when you eat, especially with foods that are hot or cold. Worse than that is the fact that, left untreated the situation is likely to get worse. You could even end up losing that tooth! Here’s what…

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Facts About Gum Disease You Need To Know, Now

It’s no laughing matter (pardon the pun!) Gum disease – the official term is periodontal disease – is the leading cause of tooth loss. And it’s prevalent in the community. In fact, the Department of Health states that 22.9 percent of Australians have moderate or several gum disease. Here are some important facts you should know to keep…

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