Kid's Dentist Caboolture 

Child friendly dentists

At Greenland Dental, we take great pride in our ability to provide exceptional dental care to children of all ages. All our Caboolture dentists are gentle, calm and have a lot of patience. These qualities make them great with children and ensure your child’s dental visit is as calm and stress free as possible.

Why bring your children for checkups?

Bringing your children to the dentist for regular checkups from a young age makes them feel comfortable in the dental chair and prepares them for a lifetime of stress free dental visits. Visiting the dentist also teaches children how to maintain good dental health. Regular dental checkups ensure problems are identified early and help you to prevent problems altogether. Visiting the dentist should be a fun experience and our team make sure each visit leaves a positive impression for your child. Leaving your child’s first visit until they are in pain will create a negative first impression and contribute to your child developing a dental phobia.

What age should children see the dentist

The Australian Dental Association recommend your child’s first visit should be when their first baby tooth erupts or when your child is 12 months of age. A great way to introduce your children to the dentist is to bring them along to watch your regular dental checkup. We would love to see your entire family at Greenland Dental, so don't be afraid to bring them along.

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The key to a healthy smile is maintaining good hygiene and dietary habits and seeing the dentist routinely.

What to expect from your child's first visit

​Our dentists enjoy helping you and your children learn about what you can do to prevent decay, gum disease and other dental problems. At your child's first dental visit the dentist will assess your child's teeth and identify any existing or potential problems.

During the appointment your dentist may discuss with you:

The importance of baby teeth

Baby teeth are not only needed to eat and speak with, they also hold the space in the jaw for permanent teeth that are developing under the gums.  Decay in baby teeth could also mean a higher risk of decay in the permanent teeth. Your child's permanent teeth will begin to erupt at approximately six years of age. The immature enamel on a newly erupted tooth is more susceptible and less resistant to decay. Your dentist may recommend sealing newly erupted molar teeth to protect them during this crucial time.

Teething chart for baby teeth

Tooth erupts (months)

Tooth lost (years)

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Teething chart for adult teeth

Tooth erupts (years)

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Parents with dental phobia

As a parent with dental phobia, you can prevent your child from developing a fear of the dentist by not letting your own fear become theirs. Avoid putting fear into your child about visiting the dentist and never use coming to the dentist as a threat. Try your best to make dental visits a routine part of their lives, even if you avoid the dentist yourself. You can help your child avoid invasive dental treatment by practising good hygiene and dietary habits and by taking them to the dentist for routine checkups. If your child does require treatment, remember that modern dentistry has come a long way and restorative treatments are more comfortable than before and are often completely pain free.

Emergency Children’s Dentistry

Emergency dental services can be needed for anyone at any time. This includes children who are suffering from developmental issues or experience an accident that damages the teeth. At Greenland Dental, we provide high-quality emergency children’s dentistry services that are reliable and trustworthy. Often, kids won’t understand the full extent of their dental problems, and therefore, it is up to the parents to actively visit a professional dental clinic when an emergency arises. 

 

All children have accidents. However, if you find that a certain situation has caused extensive oral damage for your child, you must get it checked immediately. Prolonging a dental check-up or ignoring the issue can cause it to worsen over time and eventually become more complicated to treat. Situations that may require the assistance of emergency dentistry services include: 

 

  • Broken tooth 

  • Infected gums 

  • Extreme sensitivity – especially to hot or cold temperatures 

  • Any dental pain that does not seem to go away 

  • A dental issue after a fall or accident 

 

If your child is struggling with any of these dental concerns, contact our kid’s dentists today, and we’ll provide you with high-quality emergency children’s dentistry. Our services will completely restore the functionality and visual appeal of your child’s teeth to ensure their overall oral development remains in pristine condition. For more information on emergency children’s dentistry, contact us today. 

Why Choose Us

At Greenland Dental, our team believes that everyone should have access to premium dental care. Therefore, we aim to provide essential kid’s dentistry services that transform and repair growing teeth. At our dental clinic in Caboolture, we provide patients with a welcoming and comforting environment which we hope will make it easier for you to attain the dental care you require. Our children’s dentists are constantly learning the latest trends in modern dentistry to enhance their skills and complete each dental treatment with care and precision. With our access to the most innovative technology, our kid’s dentists will work seamlessly to aid your child’s oral development throughout every stage of their lives. 

 

There are many reasons as to why you should choose the kid’s dentists at Greenland Dental for your child dentistry services, including: 

 

  • Affordable dental care when it is needed most 

  • Customised patient plans 

  • Comprehensive services 

  • One-on-one consultation sessions where we will evaluate the state of your child’s oral health 

  • Safe dental environment for children to feel comfortable 

  • A team of friendly kid’s dentists 

 

For more information on why you should choose Greenland Dental as your children’s dentist, get in touch with us today. 

Accessing better health care for your family

Even though routine dental checkups may seem expensive, it costs much more in the long run to treat dental problems. We hope that by partnering with private health funds and government schemes we can help reduce the financial pressure of dental treatment and help our patients access more preventative and restorative dental services. ​If you do have private health insurance with extras cover, you and each eligible member of your family are entitled to receive a rebate on two dental check-ups a year (conditions apply as set by your health insurance provider). 

 

As a recognised provider our practice ensures:

  • Children eligible for Medicare's Child Dental Benefits Schedule can receive up to $1000 in bulk billed dental services over a two year period

  • HCF members receive 100% rebate on preventative treatment

  • Westfund members receive 100% rebate on preventative treatment

  • Bupa members receive 100% rebate for dependants (depending on your level of cover)

  • NIB members receive a better rebate on all services by attending a preferred provider clinic like ours

Contact Our Dentists Today

For more information on the kid’s dentists at Greenland Dental and how we can help transform your child’s dental state, contact our team today or call us on (07) 5495 4266. We offer the most dependable dental services in Caboolture as our experts are experienced in overcoming various oral health challenges. Book an appointment with us today.

Find out how we can help with your child's dental health

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Phone  
07 5495 4266
Fax  
07 5495 3662
Suite 12 / 8 King Street
CABOOLTURE QLD 4510

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