Children’s Dentist Norlane Geelong
Do your child’s teeth matter?
Since every child is different, children’s dentistry has a wide range of approaches to help a child complete needed dental treatment.
A pediatric dentist makes recommendations of behaviour guidance methods for a child based upon health history, special health care needs, dental needs, type of treatment required, the consequences of no treatment, emotional and intellectual development, and parental preferences.
Your trusted Norlane dentist provides comfortable dental care and a comfortable environment for your child.
What do Children’s Dentists do?
- Diagnose oral diseases
- Promote oral health
- Create treatment plans to maintain the child’s oral health
- Interpret X-rays and diagnostic tests
- Ensure the safe administration of anaesthetics
- Monitor the growth and development of the child’s teeth and jaws
- Perform surgical procedures on the teeth, bone and soft tissues of the oral cavity
- Repair or fill decayed teeth
- Fix dental injuries, including fractured, displaced, and knocked out teeth
Kid’s Dental Care Tips
We will provide you with tips on how to take care of your child’s teeth at home, including the proper way to brush and floss your child’s teeth and additional information based on your child’s oral health condition.
Another topic that’s typically addressed is your child’s eating habits and what parents should do to help protect their child’s teeth and gums.
As a general measure, parents should keep their children away from sugary and starchy foods. Also, a child should never sleep while nursing or with juice or milk in their bottle.
Your baby’s first teeth are important. Developmental stages that are vital to your child’s future dental health depends on them.
Children’s dentistry provides parents with a guide for oral care so that children will have excellent dental hygiene as they mature.
Children’s Dental Emergencies
We know dental emergencies can happen any time, and we are here for you.
Please call our office, and we will schedule you an appointment on the same day. Please understand that it may take a few minutes to get your child in the chair.
If your child has a knocked-out permanent tooth, try to place it back into the socket as soon as you can.
If you are unable to do this, place tooth in cold milk and call our office immediately.
Children’s Dentistry in Norlane Geelong
Our friendly staff understands that the children’s dentist can sometimes be scary for little children.
Child Dental Benefits Schedule in Geelong
Bulk Bill for eligible children
Up to $1,052 worth of dental treatments over two years
We are located at 21 Princes Highway in Norlane.
Frequently Asked Questions
How should I clean my baby's teeth?
At what age should my child have his/her first dental visit?
“First visit by first birthday” is the general rule. To prevent dental problems, your child should see a paediatric dentist when the first tooth appears, usually between 6 and 12 months.