Children’s Dentistry McDowall

Children’s Dentist Near McDowall

Here at Everton Park Dental, we love working with kids! That’s why we also know how anxious your kids may be when seeing the dentist. At our clinic, we always go the extra step in ensuring your little ones are as comfortable as possible. Our staff have a friendly and gentle approach to dental care, and our clinic sees patients as young as 2 years old! 

Promoting good oral hygiene practice in children from a young age is really important in establishing a routine and maintaining their happy, healthy smiles. Seeing the dentist frequently is the first step. And, for helping your children understand the importance of their pearly whites to take care of their teeth at home, our team at Everton Park Dental can be of great help. 

Plus, we’re only an 8 minute drive away from McDowall!

We’re committed to providing the absolute best oral healthcare for your family. Book an appointment with Everton Park Dental for the best children’s dentist near McDowall.


It’s recommended, for general dental appointments involving routine check-ups, that children should see a dentist every 6 months. However, the frequency of dental visits can all depend upon a child’s personal needs and oral health status. 

It’s best if you consult with one of our children’s dentists near McDowall, here at Everton Park Dental to discuss and evaluate your child’s dental needs and oral health so we can recommend the appropriate frequency of their dental appointments.

To prevent further oral health complications, it’s actually recommended that within the first six months of your child’s first tooth eruption, that you book an appointment with your children’s dentist. Starting to introduce them to dental appointments at a young age enables a better establishment of good oral hygiene practices and sets them up for optimal oral health. It also allows your dentist to check that their teeth are developing the way they should be and to spot any issues from the get-go, to prevent further complications down the road. Book an appointment with the best children’s dentist near McDowall, with Everton Park Dental.

Even before the first dental visit, parents should start caring for their children’s oral health, not just teeth but also their gums. These can include gently cleaning their gums with a soft cloth or with an infant toothbrush after their feedings. As soon as your little one’s teeth start emerging, it’s important to brush their teeth with a rice-grain-size smear of fluoride toothpaste and gradually increase the amount as they grow older and their teeth further develop. If you’re unsure about taking care of your children’s teeth at home, feel free to book an appointment here at Everton Park Dental, so we can help you out with any uncertainties.

Tooth decay is when bacteria in the mouth produce acids that damage the tooth enamel, leading to the formation of cavities. It’s incredibly important to be vigilant and look out for the following signs of tooth decay in your children:

  • Discolouration or spots on the teeth
  • Tooth sensitivity and pain
  • Visible holes or pits in the teeth
  • Bad breath
  • Swelling or bleeding gums
  • Changes in eating habits
  • Irritability or sleep disturbances


If you notice any of these signs, immediately book an appointment with our children’s dentists at Everton Park Dental, so we can evaluate your kid’s teeth and determine the best course of action to ensure that the decay does not worsen.

Some of the most common dental issues in children that we see in the clinic include:
  • Tooth decay: Accumulation of bacteria damages the tooth enamel, which leads to the formation of cavities.
  • Gum disease: Plaque and bacteria accumulate along the gumline, which causes swelling, inflammation, redness and sometimes bleeding gums.
  • Malocclusions: Incorrect position or misalignment of teeth, which can form crossbite, overbite and underbites.
  • Thumb sucking and pacifier use: Both can affect alignment of teeth and the development of their bite.

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