Children’s Dentistry Red Hill
“We are committed to care for your children’s teeth and their overall dental well-being”.
At Red Hill Dental, we care about your child’s dental issues, and we take time to find the right solution. We believe that your child’s dental care is very important. Our friendly and professional team is committed to making your child’s visit comforting and educational.
We think it is important that children are confident and happy to smile.
Our Dental Therapist / Oral Health Therapist Kylie Saint provides excellent dental care for pre-school, primary, and secondary school children. Her aim is to make your child’s visit as pleasant as possible, and to create a positive attitude towards visiting the dentist.
Dental Therapist / Oral Health Therapist
“We are passionate about educating families about the advantages of looking after young teeth and gums”.
Through education and motivation, the goal is to teach and encourage good oral hygiene techniques to maintain healthy gums and teeth, and to develop good oral hygiene habits that will last their lifetime.
Kylie has over 20 years dental experience. She has gained extensive dental experience in both public and private sector. She is uniquely qualified to aid with the management of oral disease, focusing on oral health and education. Her role as Dental Therapist / Oral Health Therapist is to perform dental hygiene maintenance, as well as administering advice on oral hygiene techniques, nutrition, use of fluoride and tooth whitening.
Kylie enjoys seeing children at our practice and has a loving nature towards children. Kylie’s work complements that of Dr Henry, and will endeavour to make your visit as comfortable and informative as possible.
Our Children’s Dental Services (performed by our Dental Therapist / Oral Health Therapist) include:
Diet and oral hygiene instruction (teaching good oral hygiene techniques to maintain healthy gums and teeth)
Scale and polish (including removal of heavy staining, and removal of calculus / tartar)
Extractions (deciduous teeth only)
Topical anaesthetic (oral anaesthetic cream)
Child Dental Benefit Schedule
Is your family eligible for the Child Dental Benefit Schedule (CDBS)? Eligible children are entitled to access the benefit of $1000 for eligible dental services.
The CDBS provides individuals benefits for a range of services including examinations, x-rays, cleaning, fissure sealing, fillings, root canals and extractions. Benefits are not available for orthodontics or cosmetic dental work and cannot be paid for any services provided in a hospital.
The CDBS continues to be means tested, which requires of Family Tax Benefit Part A or a relevant Australian Government payment.
Read more about The Child Dental Benefit Schedule or talk to our team at Red Hill Dental to see if your family is eligible.