Why Bringing Your Kids to the Dentist During School Holidays is a Smart Choice

As a parent, finding the right time to schedule a dental appointment for your child can be challenging. Between school, extracurricular activities, and family commitments, it’s easy for dental visits to fall to the bottom of the priority list. However, the school holidays present an excellent opportunity to take care of your child’s dental health. Here’s why:


1. Flexible Scheduling

During the school holidays, you have a lot more flexibility in your schedule, which means you can book an appointment at a time that is most convenient for you and your child. This eliminates the need to take time off work, or pulling your child out of school early for a dental visit.


2. Preventive Care & Early Detection

Regular dental check-ups are super important for maintaining good oral health and catching potential problems early. During a routine visit, your Floss Dentist or Oral Health Therapist can identify and address issues (such as decay, gingivitis, crooked/misaligned teeth) before they become serious issues. School holidays are a perfect time to ensure your child’s teeth are in great shape.


3. Avoiding School Absences


Missing school for a dental appointment can disrupt your child’s learning, and cause them to fall behind on their studies. Scheduling dental visits during the holidays ensures that your child won’t miss important lessons or activities.



4. Less Stress for Kids

Without the pressure of schoolwork and extracurricular activities, children are often more relaxed during the holidays. A relaxed child is more likely to have a positive experience at the dentist, reducing any anxiety they may have about dental visits.


5. Establishing Good Oral Hygiene Habits

Regular dental visits reinforce the importance of good oral hygiene habits. By scheduling an appointment during the holidays, you can take advantage of the extra time to emphasise the importance of brushing, flossing and healthy eating. Your Floss Dentist or Oral Health Therapist will provide personalised tips and guidance to help your child maintain a healthy smile.


7. Peace of Mind

Taking care of dental appointments during the holidays means one less thing to worry about during the busy school year. You’ll have peace of mind knowing that your child’s dental health is in good hands and can focus on other importance aspects of their development and education.


8. Our Famous Prize Box

Bring your child to the dentist during the school holidays and let them pick a special reward from our awesome prize box after their visit! It’s our way of making dental care fun and exciting while ensuring their smiles stay bright and healthy – and we always stock up prior to school holidays so there’s something for everyone!