At Fraser Valley Dental Specialists in Abbotsford, we offer a wide range of dental services for children to help meet their oral health needs. We strive to make each visit fun, educational, and positive.
A pediatric dentist is a dentist with an additional three years of specialist training in dentistry for children.
The training includes specialized care for children’s teeth and ways to encourage a happy, positive experience for your child when going to the dentist.
The Canadian Dental Association recommends the assessment of infants by a dentist, within 6 months of when their first tooth surfaces, or by one year of age.
Thereafter, children should visit the dentist every six months for a check-up and cleaning, just like adults.
We're here to help your children achieve optimum oral health. We focus on improving your child’s oral health, in addition to educating them at a young age on how to maintain a healthy smile.
When working with children, we understand the importance of each visit. We offer a variety of children's dental services, including:
Our dentists examine your child's teeth for potential oral health problems by performing:
Our dentists provide preventive treatment and educational management to help your child maintain a healthy smile by performing:
Our dentists provide a vast range of dental treatment services for:
To help kids feel comfortable about the dentist, we offer a special "kid’s tour" which introduces your child to the office and the dental team. This fun tour includes an opportunity to enjoy a "chair ride", to meet the "tooth explorer", and to play with the popular water squirt, all while making friends with our team of dental professionals.
The objective of our popular "kid’s tour" is to help make our young patients feel comfortable and relaxed when it comes time for a dental exam or procedure.
We also offer a child's play area and other fun amenities to help make your child's dental visit as fun and positive as possible.
Our pediatric dentist may be an excellent resource for any questions you might have about your child's dental health. This combined with our support staff helps creates an environment that is designed to help your entire family's dental needs.
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.