When should my child get braces?

This varies between patients; some children have growth problems, which are often caused by thumb sucking or soothers. If a child's teeth adhere to this problem, a brace (retainer types) can be fitted as early as is suitable. These days, it is rare to wait until all the baby teeth are gone as we can [...]

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What are fissure seals?

Between the ages of 5 and 6 years your child gets their first adult molar tooth. This is an exceptionally important tooth throughout their lives, as it is our main chewing tooth. We can now protect the biting surface from decay by placing a sealant over this surface. This is a very easy procedure for [...]

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How to prevent cavities in children’s teeth

Children visit our hygienist and are shown how to brush and floss properly. Prevention is our motto and we try to keep your children motivated to maintain excellent dental health throughout their early years, into their teens, and beyond.

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At what age should I bring my child for the first time?

Usually between 4 and 5 years. At Haly Dental Care we believe your child’s first visit should be a very positive experience. We have a special surgery set up for children where everything is positive (including the dentist!). They receive stickers and other surprises as rewards. Our Children's Room We're committed to [...]

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