We pride ourselves in providing the best experience for kids
Your child may be eligible for FREE dental care under Medicare’s Child Dental Benefit Scheme (CDBS). At myDentist West Ryde we directly bulk bill for eligible kids up to $1000.
Healthy teeth in childhood can save large costs and treatments in the future. At myDentist West Ryde, we are proud to promote good lifelong hygiene habits for kids in a fun and friendly way.
What can I expect for my Child’s dental visit?
- A friendly tour at the dentist and what it is like to be at the dentist
- An assessment of your child’s cleaning habits and the latest tips and tricks to improve their oral health
- Baby teeth and adult teeth check of decays, plaque, crowding and development
To check if you child is eligible for free dental, fill in the form below and our friendly team will check and get in touch with you shortly.
Prefer to talk to us directly? Call us now on (02) 8073 9338
Here are some examples of words that we use:
|Drill||Whistle brush or Mr Bumpy|
|Decay||Sugar bug hole|
|Suction||Straw or Mr. Thirsty|
Frequently Asked Questions:
- At what age should my child start visiting the dentist?
When your child have their first set of teeth (usually 3 years of age) your child can visit the dentist to start with an easy and enjoyable visit to familiarise being at the dentist. Usually the visit involves a ride in the chair and a “show and tell” style to get your child comfortable going to the dentist. Usually no treatment is undertaken on their first visit
- When should my child start brushing their teeth?
Parents should brush their child’s teeth as soon as they are present with soft bristles and small head, brushing at least once a day, at bedtime will help reduce the risk of decay
- When should my child start using toothpaste?
Until the age of 3, your child should not use a fluoridated toothpaste due to risk of swallow. Earlier than that clean your child’s teeth with water and a soft toothbrush. After the age of 3, parents should use no more than a pea-sized amount of toothpaste, preferably child’s toothpaste with less fluoride content and make sure they do not swallow an excessive amount
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