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We take pride in our commitment to providing high-quality services to all our patients. We understand the importance of using the latest dental tools and equipment to ensure that all our treatments are successful and efficient.
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Our Services At Karrinyup Dental Centre
At Karrinyup Dental Centre, we provide comprehensive general dentistry services to keep your teeth and gums in optimal health. From routine check-ups and cleanings for overall dental health, our experienced team is here to help you find the most suitable treatment.
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We accept a range of payment methods for the convenience of our patients. We accept all health funds, Fund My Dental, SuperCare, the Child Dental Benefits Schedule, DVA Cardholders, and the Metropolitan Patients Dental Subsidy Scheme.
We want to make quality dental care accessible and affordable for all our patients by offering various payment options.
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Regular dental visits for children are important for several reasons:
- Early detection and prevention of dental issues:
Early dental visits allow the dentist to identify and address any potential dental issues, such as tooth decay, gum disease, or orthodontic problems, in their early stages. This can prevent more serious and costly dental problems from developing later on.
- Establishing good oral hygiene habits:
Regular dental visits allow children to learn about proper oral hygiene practices, such as brushing and flossing, and develop good oral care habits from a young age. This sets the foundation for a lifetime of good oral health practices.
- Monitoring dental development: Dentists can monitor the growth and development of children’s teeth and jaws, including the eruption of permanent teeth and the development of the bite. Early identification of issues allows for timely intervention and appropriate treatment to guide proper dental development.
- Preventing dental anxiety and fear:
Early and positive dental experiences can help children feel comfortable and familiar with the dental environment, reducing dental anxiety and fear. This can contribute to a positive attitude towards dental care and promote regular dental visits as they age.
- Providing preventive care:
Children’s dentists may provide preventive treatments, such as dental sealants and fluoride treatments, to protect children’s teeth from cavities and promote optimal oral health.
- Promoting overall health:
Oral health is closely linked to overall health; poor oral health in childhood can impact a child’s overall well-being. Regular dental visits help ensure that children maintain good oral health, which can positively affect their overall health and quality of life.
If you’re anxious or scared of the dentist or a dental procedure, it’s important to communicate your concerns with your dentist or dental professional. They are trained to handle patients with dental anxiety and can help you feel more comfortable. Here are some options you can consider:
- Talk to your dentist:
Openly communicate your fears and concerns with your dentist or dental professional. They can provide you with information about the procedure, explain the steps involved, and address any misconceptions you may have. Knowing what to expect can help alleviate anxiety.
- Practice relaxation techniques:
Use relaxation techniques such as deep breathing, meditation, or listening to calming music before and during your dental appointment to help calm your nerves.
- Consider sedation options:
Depending on the procedure and your level of anxiety, your dentist may offer sedation options such as oral sedation, or even intravenous (IV) sedation to help you relax during the procedure.
- Bring a support person:
Consider bringing a trusted friend or family member to accompany you during your dental appointment. Having someone by your side can provide emotional support and help you feel more at ease.
- Explore alternative treatments:
In some cases, your dentist may be able to offer alternative treatments or techniques that are less invasive or more comfortable for patients with dental anxiety. Talk to your dentist about any options that may be available to you.