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Dental Health Assessment

Dentist Discussing X-RayThe team at Port Kennedy Central Dental Care can help you keep your teeth and gums healthy for life. Your home hygiene routines play a vital role in showing off a healthy smile. The other essential component is to have regular dental health assessments done. These checkups ensure that we catch any potential problems early. By doing so, they can be addressed straightaway so that they can’t develop into more serious issues that are costlier to treat.

What to Expect During Your Dental Health Assessment

When you come in for these periodic appointments, we will go through a comprehensive process that includes:

  • An examination of each tooth
  • An evaluation of your gum health
  • A check for signs of disease such as oral cancer and gum disease
  • A discussion of the appropriate home care routines or techniques

Young man wearing ski hat and hoodieYou’ll receive answers to any questions you have with thorough, understandable explanations from our team. If we determine that you can benefit from other treatments, we’ll tell you what we have found, which procedures may be appropriate and all costs involved. You can choose what you would like to do and feel fully informed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you recommend any certain products for me to use at home?

We’ll make these recommendations to you after your assessment is complete. Only then will we know what you, individually, can benefit from using or doing.

How often do I need a dental health assessment?

We recommend that you come in every six months to have your assessment completed. Those who have gum disease or other serious oral health concerns may benefit from dental health assessments Port Kennedy done on a more frequent basis. We’ll be happy to discuss this with you at your appointment.

When should children come in for a dental health assessment?

We encourage parents to bring their child to an older sibling’s appointment from a young age. That way, they will feel familiar with our practice and team members. They can begin seeing us for their dental health assessment shortly after their first teeth erupt.

Do you accept health funds?

Yes. We accept all major health funds and have a HICAPS machine so that you can claim your rebate on the day. We also work with SuperCare so that you can apply for the Early Release of Superannuation to cover you or a family member’s treatment.

Book Your Consultation

Uncertain of which dental treatment you need? You can learn more at a complimentary, no-cost obligation. Contact us today to make your booking!


Dental Health Assessment Port Kennedy, Warnbro, Baldivis WA | (08) 6500 7345