Children’s Dental

Make the first dentist visit one worth remembering

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Creating good habits for a lifetime of cheeky grins

Kids can often be hesitant about medical-related experiences, so our friendly staff use technology to create an environment with healthy distractions that help them feel at ease. 

Your child’s first dental visit

We recommended visiting the dentist from 2 years old. A comprehensive visual examination will assess any concerns or identify possible future issues. You’re both also taught proper dental hygiene at home to keep up in-between visits.

Follow up that’s easy as ABC

Keeping track of annual check-ups is easy with reminders and scheduling. Book in a time that suits and we’ll remind you a week before so you never miss a visit (we know life can get busy!)

Child Dental Benefit Scheme

Here at Newstead Smiles, we bulk bill dental treatment for patients who are eligible for the child Dental benefit through Medicare. No out-of-pocket costs for claimable treatment.

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) is a scheme run by Medicare that provides each eligible child up to $1,013 over 2 calendar years to pay for a range of dental services. It is for families who are already receiving other benefits, such as Family Tax Benefit A payments.

All you need to do is provide your Medicare card details when you book your appointment with us. We can check eligibility for you, or you can contact Medicare for more information. Alternatively, you can check online by logging in to your MyGov account, you can check the balance if your Medicare is linked.

It is very simple to claim dental treatment through the Child Dental Benefit Scheme, all you need to do is provide your child’s Medicare card details and we can Bulk bill dental treatment at the end of your child’s appointment. We also check your child’s balance before each appointment and advise you if you a going to reach your limit.

All children’s Check-up and clean appointments (including x-rays if needed) capped at $149

Common dental issues in paediatric dental patients

Tooth decay
Cavities
Damage to the teeth as a result of accidents
Thumb sucking / pacifier sucking
Bad breath
Gum disease
Tooth grinding

Newstead Smiles, delivers Tender Loving Care for your child’s pearly whites