Smart Snacks for Your Child’s Smile

By the time your child is six years old, their permanent teeth will start coming in.  If cared for properly, these teeth will stay with them for the rest of their lives. Whether you are a resident of Brighton or Ferntree Gully of Victoria, Centre for Dentistry is available to provide comprehensive services to children of all ages.  It’s important for your child to be seen for a check and clean twice per year.  But at home, there are additional ways you can help your child maintain a healthy smile (which includes more than just regular brushing and flossing.) One … Continue reading

What to Expect at Your Child’s First Dental Appointment

Are you bringing your child to Centre for Dentistry for their first checkup? You may be wondering how to prepare your son or daughter (or yourself) for that important first visit to our Brighton or Ferntree Gully family practice. Depending on your child’s age, the initial dental visit will look something like this:   A Tour of the Office: If you haven’t been here before, we’ll show you around and give you a chance to meet the staff.  A Few “Pictures”: Older children may have a couple of X-rays taken to assess their orofacial and tooth development. Radiographs allow us … Continue reading