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:
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.