STARTING OFF WITH GOOD DENTAL CARE
At this appointment, children’s teeth, gums & jaw are checked. Dental hygiene habits & dental hygiene instructions may also be discussed.
These sealants are thin coatings which are applied to pitted areas on the chewing surfaces of children’s teeth to protect them from decay.
it is important for all children & adults to wear mouthguards when playing sports to protect their teeth, lips, tongue & jaw. It is best to have it custom made by the dentist to ensure it fits well.
Topical fluoride treatment is applied to teeth to give teeth a chance to re-mineralize. It is a concentrated fluoride which gives your teeth the necessary materials to renew its damaged structures, makes teeth more resistant to acid & reduces your risk to tooth decay.
CHILD DENTAL BENEFITS SCHEDULE
Who can get it
Call us today! to Check if your child is eligible for the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS).
You don’t need to apply or register for CDBS. If your child is eligible, you will receive a letter from Medicare.
Your child can get CDBS when:
- they are eligible for Medicare
- they are between 2 and 17 years old for at least 1 day that year
- you or they get an eligible payment at least once that year
Find out what child dental services we cover under CDBS
You will get a cover up to $1,013 over 2 calendar years for basic dental services under CDBS. The services we will cover include:
- fissure sealing
- root canals