Placement of Stainless Steel Crowns for Children

At Mildura Family Dental, we understand the unique dental needs of children, and we are committed to providing comprehensive and compassionate dental care for your little ones. One of the services we offer is the placement of stainless steel crowns, a reliable and durable solution for restoring and protecting your child’s damaged teeth. Our experienced team of pediatric dentists specializes in the placement of stainless steel crowns, ensuring the comfort and oral health of your child.
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What Are Stainless Steel Crowns?

Stainless steel crowns are protective caps that are placed over a child’s primary (baby) teeth. They are made of biocompatible stainless steel material, which is safe, durable, and suitable for children. Stainless steel crowns are specifically designed to provide strength and protection for teeth that are extensively decayed, broken, or damaged. They are an excellent treatment option for restoring functionality and aesthetics to your child’s smile.

Frequently Asked Questions

Stainless steel crowns are primarily used to restore severely decayed, damaged, or weakened primary teeth in children. They provide durability and protection, preventing further decay and fractures.

Yes, stainless steel crowns are safe for children. They are made of biocompatible material and have been used in pediatric dentistry for many years with a high success rate.

Stainless steel crowns do not require extensive maintenance. However, it is important to encourage regular brushing and flossing and schedule routine dental check-ups to monitor the crown's condition.

Stainless steel crowns are not tooth-colored but are placed on primary teeth, which will eventually be replaced by permanent teeth. While visible, they provide excellent functionality and protection.

The placement of stainless steel crowns is typically a painless procedure. Our dentists take special care to ensure your child's comfort throughout the process.

Stainless steel crowns are designed to be durable and long-lasting. They can remain in place until the primary tooth naturally falls out as part of the normal tooth development process.

Depending on the specific case, there may be alternative treatment options such as tooth-colored composite fillings or dental bonding. Our pediatric dentists will evaluate your child's condition and recommend the most suitable option.

Dental insurance coverage varies, so it's best to check with your insurance provider. Our office staff can assist you in determining your coverage and provide information on any out-of-pocket expenses.

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Why Choose Stainless Steel Crowns for Your Child?

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Post-Placement Care

After the placement of the stainless steel crown, our team will provide you with detailed instructions on how to care for your child’s oral health. This may include regular brushing and flossing, avoiding sticky or hard foods, and scheduling routine dental check-ups to monitor the crown’s condition.

Compassionate Pediatric Dental Care at Mildura Family Dental

At Mildura Family Dental, we prioritize the well-being of your child and strive to create a positive and comfortable dental experience. Our pediatric dentists have extensive experience in placing stainless steel crowns and are dedicated to providing the highest standard of care. If your child requires stainless steel crowns or any other dental treatment, we are here to help. Contact Mildura Family Dental today to schedule an appointment or to learn more about our services. We look forward to serving you and your family!

Medicare Scheme Bulk Billing

Mildura Family Dental is proud to support families through bulk billing Medicare for dental services under the Child Dental Benefits Scheme (CDBS).

As part of the Australian Government’s dental initiative, the CDBS commenced on 1st January 2014. It provides access to benefits for a variety of dental services to around 3 million of eligible Australian children aged 2-17 years. The total benefit entitlement is capped at $1,000 per child over 2 calendar years.

To discover more about this beneficial program, and whether your child is eligible, call Medicare on 132 011 or visit the Department of Human Services website.

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