Children’s dentistry places a deliberate focus on preventative dentistry via regular check-ups with your child. At Drouin Dental, we make our dental check-ups a fun learning experience for children of all ages. The healthiest smile for your child can only be established with regular check-ups supported by good oral hygiene habits at home.
At Drouin Dental, we love to see your kids for regular dental check-ups. We don’t believe any child should fear going to the dentist. Through a gentle and caring approach, we manage our way through the potential for fears and phobias during dental treatment. Our fun-loving team will ensure that your child feels happy and relaxed at every visit.
We are proud to offer a full spectrum of children’s general dentistry services, including:
Straight teeth not only enhance your child’s smile, but can also impact on your child’s overall health. Regular orthodontic assessments are recommended for children between the ages of 6 – 10 years. The conditions we usually look for and treat in early childhood include:
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A toothbrush will remove plaque bacteria that can lead to decay. Any soft-bristled toothbrush with a small head, preferably one designed specifically for infants, should be used at least once a day at bedtime.
Thumb and pacifier sucking habits will generally only become a problem if they go on for a very long period of time. Most children stop these habits on their own, but if they are still sucking their thumbs or fingers past the age of three, a mouth appliance may be recommended by your dentist.
We recommend bringing your child in for their first dental treatment at two years of age.
We recommend bring children for their first dental appointment at two years of age. Feel free to call us and we will talk your through it. If needed we will offer advice and a follow-up appointment if necessary.
Feel free to call us and we will offer advice and discuss the need for a consultation where necessary.
A check-up every six months is recommended in order prevent cavities and other dental problems. However, your dentist can tell you when and how often your child should visit based on their personal oral health.
Make sure your child has a balanced diet, including one serving each of: fruits and vegetables, breads and cereals, milk and dairy products, and meat fish and eggs. Limiting the servings of sugars and starches will also aid in protecting your child’s teeth from decay. You can also ask your dentist to help you select foods that protect your children’s teeth.
We provide braces for all ages. Why not organise a free orthodontic consultation and we can answer all of your questions.