Positive dental experiences begin in childhood! At Driftwood Dental in Courtenay, BC, we strive to make every visit to our pediatric dentist a fun experience for children.
Specialized Dental Care Just For Kids
Pediatric dentists specialize in the oral health of children from infancy through the teen years. They have the experience and qualifications to care for a child’s teeth, gums, and mouth at every stage of child development. Dr. Alex Chen is our pediatric dentist dedicated to providing dental care for children and their growing smiles.
Services for Children
At Driftwood Dental, our staff love working with children and we are proud to offer a range of dental services tailored to their specific needs including:
- Preventive education
- Dental hygiene and cavities control
- Mouthguards & bite guards
- Dental sealants
Our Pediatric Dentist works with our Anesthesiologist to provide General Anesthesia for dentistry on children.
Your Child's First Visit
Learn what to expect at your child's first visit to our dental clinic.
Canada Dental Benefit for children under 12
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.