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oral health and cdbs

Why are early dental checks important? Poor Oral health can have a detrimental effect on children’s quality of life, their growth,body weight and cognitive development. It is important to start educating them early on maintenance of good oral hygiene and get in habit of regularly seeing a dentist. Most oral diseases are preventable and treatable if detected early.

Dental decay is one of the most prevalent oral conditions affecting half the children and over 90% of the adults. It is followed by moderate to severe gum disease. Early dental checks for children can help maintain their oral health, general health and confidence for long.

Australian government has introduced the Child Dental Benefits Schedule. This provides access to up to $1000 in benefits over two consecutive calendar years.Thereby covering most basic general dental services (but not specialist services like orthodontics or services provided under general anaesthetic.).

Call us today at 02-8711 8815 to check your child’s eligibility and book in for their dental check up.