Finding a trusted and experienced dentist for your child can be a daunting task. But worry not, because at Coolamon Dental Centre in Ellenbrook, we have a team of dedicated kids dentists who are committed to providing the highest quality dental care for your little ones. With a child-friendly environment and a gentle approach, we strive to make every dental visit a positive experience for your child.
What is Kids Dentistry?
Kids dentistry, also known as paediatric dentistry, is a specialised branch of dentistry that focuses on the oral health of children from infancy through their teenage years. Paediatric dentists undergo additional training to cater to the unique dental needs of children, including examining and treating their teeth, gums, and mouth, as well as educating them about proper oral hygiene habits.
What to Expect at Your Child’s First Visit
At Coolamon Dental Centre, we understand that the first dental visit can be intimidating for both children and parents. Rest assured, our kids dentists are skilled in creating a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere. During your child’s first visit, we will:
- Conduct a thorough examination of their teeth, gums, and mouth.
- Evaluate their oral hygiene and offer guidance on proper brushing and flossing techniques.
- Check for early signs of tooth decay or other dental issues.
- Discuss any concerns you may have as a parent and address them accordingly.
- Create a personalized treatment plan to ensure optimal oral health.
We Are Preferred
Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS)
Coolamon Dental Centre is proud to participate in the Australian government’s Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS). This program provides eligible children with up to $1,000 in dental benefits over two consecutive calendar years. To find out if your child is eligible and to make the most of this program, contact our friendly team.
Tips For Your Child’s Dental Health
Maintaining good oral health is important for your child’s overall well-being. Here are some tips to help keep their teeth healthy and cavity-free:
- Encourage regular brushing and flossing.
- Limit sugary snacks and drinks.
- Schedule regular dental check-ups and cleanings.
- Instil good oral hygiene habits from a young age.
- Lead by example and practice good oral care yourself.
Kids Dental Treatments We Offer
At Coolamon Dental Centre, we offer a wide range of dental treatments specifically tailored for children.
Prevention is the key to maintaining good oral health. Our preventive dental care services include:
- Dental cleanings and exams
- Dental sealants to protect against cavities
- Fluoride treatments to strengthen tooth enamel
- Oral health education and dietary advice
In case your child requires dental treatment, we offer a variety of restorative dental care options, including:
- Fillings for cavities
- Crowns for damaged teeth
- Stainless steel crowns for baby teeth
- Pulpotomy (baby tooth nerve treatment)
- Extractions (if necessary)
Accidents happen, and dental emergencies are no exception. Our kids dentists are well-equipped to handle any dental emergencies that your child may encounter, such as:
- Broken or chipped teeth
- Lost fillings or crowns
- Knocked-out teeth
If your child requires orthodontic treatment, we offer a range of options to help achieve a straight, beautiful smile. Our orthodontic services include:
- Traditional braces
- Invisalign Teen® clear aligners
- Orthodontic consultations and treatments customised to your child’s individual needs
What our patients say
“My whole experience was amazing! The reception staff was friendly and very helpful, they made me feel at ease! Dr Aaron was an amazing dentist who is professional and I felt safe and relaxed while he sorted out my problem! They are caring people who is professional and I would highly recommend this dentist! Keep up the good work! I will see yous soon!”
“Everyone working at Coolamon Dental are so helpful & friendly. Dr. Gen is so patient with me knowing I am terrified of going to the dentist. The ladies in reception put you at ease as soon as you come in the door. They are so friendly & have a laugh with you which helps when you are so nervous. The dentist explains everything that's going to be done so there are no surprises. The rooms are absolutely spotless. I now don't mind going to this dentist. Can highly recommend Coolamon Dental.”
“Been three times, three different dentists…all brilliant and caring. The reception team are friendly too. Highly recommend. I’ve always found it difficult to find a caring dentist but each time here I am not disappointed. Keep up the great approach it’s highly appreciated.”
“Shaun and Jenny were fantastic.
I came in for a toothache and they were able to fit me in. I'm a nervous patient and Shaun did an amazing job of calming my nerves and explaining the issue and options and then sorted the problem with minimal discomfort.
I'll be back for regular checkups!”
“The staff here are all very friendly and helpful. The dentist was gentle and thoughtful. As I'm in a wheelchair he and his nurse were also very helpful. I recommend this practice and will go to them in the future.”
“Absolutely the best dental practice I have ever used in the last 20 years. Wonderful and friendly reception staff, especially Serena, who is the model that all reception staff, everywhere, should aspire to. Very skilled dentists who dish out sensible and affordable solutions to dental issues.”
“I’m a very anxious patient but my experience today was amazing. I was made very comfortable and Dr Aron was so gentle and friendly. I will be recommending Coolamon Dental Centre to everyone. Very happy customer here.”