Children’s Dentistry near Hawthorn West
Local Hawthorn West Dentist for Kids
At Boroondara Family Dentist, we provide gentle, respectful dental care for children of all ages near Hawthorn West. Our aim is to teach children good oral habits so that they can have a healthy mouth for life. Through the Child Dental Benefits Scheme, Medicare provides $1000 of dental care over a 2-year period for eligible children.
Dental care is really important for children near Hawthorn West. Instances of decay among children are on the rise in Australia. In 2010, 55% of 6-year-olds had experienced decay in their baby teeth and 48% of 12-year-olds had experienced decay in their permanent teeth.