Children Dental Services in Calgary NW
We're dedicated to keeping Calgary's kids smiling! At Market Mall Dental Care, our dentists offer services for kids as young as age one. Looking for a family-friendly dentist for your family? We can help! Get in touch with our dental office in Calgary NW today.
Our dental team understands the importance of finding a dental team that is family-friendly and accommodating for parents. It is important to us that your child receives proper oral health care and starts off on the right foot! We make it our priority to make your child feel comfortable with their treatments and have a fun experience.
We have experience with kids and teens of all ages! You should schedule an appointment with after your child starts to grow their first tooth. The first appointment should be around your child’s first birthday.
Services that we offer for kids include:
At Market Mall Dental Care, we believe in educating kids so that they understand the importance of their oral health and maintaining a healthy smile. We work with them every step of the way so that they feel comfortable with their dental care professionals.
It may be challenging to start your child's oral health routine. Here are some tips to help keep their smile healthy:
It's normal for kids to be scared of the dentist. Our team is experienced and uses various tricks and tools to calm anxious children. Usually, a friendly manner and some entertaining distractions, such as their favorite movie or TV show, are enough to calm most children. Their parents helping to soothe them if they get upset also goes a long way.
In severe cases, nitrous oxide can be used to help calm your child as well. Nitrous oxide, or "laughing gas", is an anesthetic gas that’s used to calm patients during procedures. It does not fully anaesthetize a person, and is not used to put them to sleep. Nitrous oxide sedation is safe for children. If nitrous oxide is administered, there are a few care instructions to take note of:
We recommend that your child make their first appointment before or by their first birthday.
Yes! Baby teeth lay the foundation of your child's ongoing oral health and development, influencing jaw structure and more, even if they are temporary!
Our dentists recommend booking a checkup every six months. If your child is experiencing dental issues or unique circumstances, we might suggest that your child visits us more often.
If a permanent tooth erupts behind a baby tooth, it should push the baby tooth out and fall out on its own. If it still hasn’t fallen out by then, see your dentist, and they’ll remove it for you. The permanent tooth will typically move into place.
Starting in December 2022, eligible families that do not have dental insurance can receive up to $650 per child to cover dental expenses, depending on household income. Eligible services include oral surgery and diagnostic, preventative, restorative, endodontic, periodontal, prosthodontic, and orthodontic services.*
|Household Income||Maximum Annual Benefit |
|$70,000 to 79,999||$390|
|$80,000 to $89,000||$260|
You can apply for the benefit through the CRA. To find out if you are eligible, visit the Government of Canada website.
*Services are subject to change, as indicated by the government of Canada.
**Benefit coverage amount is subject to adjustment, as indicated by the government of Canada.
We strive to always provide you with the best service possible to keep your smile healthy. Whether you require a simple cleaning or a more complex treatment, we're here for you.
Contact our team via phone, online chat or by filling out a form. We will do our best to get you the information you need.
We work with you to ensure you understand your treatment. We also offer sedation services to ease your nerves.
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Our team of general dentists and dental professionals are currently accepting new patients to join our dental family.
A member of our team will get back to you within 48 hours* with a response.