Dentistry for Children

Dentistry for Children at Plymouth Dental

When should you start worrying about taking your child to the dentist? When they start school? When their adult teeth come through? To ensure that your child maintain’s optimal oral health, they should start seeing a dentist regularly from 2 years old.

The leading cause of admittance to hospital among children in the UK is for having decaying teeth removed! Prevention is better than cure, so don’t leave it until it’s too late.

Did You Know?

Percentage of Children Who Visited a Dentist Last Year
58%
Percentage of Children Affected by Tooth Decay by the Age of 8
50%
Number of Children Admitted to Hospital to Remove Rotting Teeth
43,000
Annual Cost to the NHS for Child Tooth Extractions
£36.2million

Educating Little Ones to Maintain Good Oral Hygiene

During your child’s visits with us here at Plymouth Dental Centre of Excellence, we won’t only provide them with the calm, gentle care that they deserve – we’ll also educate them on how to continue good practice with looking after their oral health at home. Useful tips on brushing techniques and diet choices at home & school will equip them with valuable knowledge and an understanding of the importance of maintaining healthy habits, for life.   

Under 6s go FREE!

Here at Plymouth Dental, we will see your children up to the age of 5, completely free of charge (providing other family members are on practice plan or private care).

Monthly Plans for Children

We can take care of your older children’s routine dental care for a small monthly fee – see our monthly plans & finance page for more information and pricing.

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IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFORMATION

We’re pleased to announce that our practice has now reopened.

Despite this, strict disinfection and compliance guidelines mean that we’re restricted on the number of patients we can see and the type of treatments that we can provide.

We will contact you in due course if; while we were closed your dental treatment was disrupted, you are due a routine appointment or you had an appointment cancelled.

Please still call the practice if you have a dental emergency.

Your visit to us will look different to what you’re used to – please see the video below for IMPORTANT information regarding your appointment.

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