Child Dental Benefits Scheme

Child Dental Benefits Scheme

We are pleased to support the Federal Government’s scheme to provide basic dental treatment to children aged 2-17 years. Depending on eligibility your child maybe eligible for treatment capped at $1000 over 2 years. Please bring in Medicare card and ring Medicare on 132 150 to check if you are eligible for this.

Does Your Child Need Braces?

Does Your Child Need Braces

Did you know that your child does not have to have to have metal, train-tracks – style braces anymore?

I am passionate about providing a pain-free, hygienic solution for children that does not restrict their diet.

Having two teenagers myself, I know how uncomfortable braces can be. They can also restrict what foods they can eat, which most teenagers are not going to be happy about!

This is why I offer Invisalign teen for all my teenage patients. It is fast, clean, clear and painless compared to braces, and their are no restrictions on their diet.

Talk to me about how I can help your child get a comfortable solution to correcting their teeth and providing them with a great smile. This system also requires a lot less visits to the dentist! Dr Sasha Rutnam

Do you have a tooth ache, but are afraid of the dentist?

Do you have a tooth ache, but are afraid of the dentist

You are not alone.

It’s not uncommon for patients to avoid going to the dentist because they are afraid to do so.

Here at North Shore Dentistry, we endevour to make your experience as pain-free as possible.


We offer SLEEP DENTISTRY, where you sleep through the procedure and wake up refreshed while we do all the hard work.

Dr. Rutnam feels that dentistry should be like other medical procedures; done in a way that comfort of the patient is paramount.

The sedation is administered by qualified practitioners; not the dentist. The dentist then just focuses on making your teeth healthy and beautiful.

Ring us now to find out how we can help you get your teeth fixed with no pain or anxiety.

Invisalign vs. Braces: Which Will Work Best for Me?

Invisalign vs. Braces: Which Will Work Best for Me

One Of The Most Common Questions Patients Ask In The Invisalign Vs. Braces Debate Is, What Will Work Best For Me? For Patients Looking To Get Orthodontic Dental Treatments, The Answer Can Be Complicated.

Firstly, Dr Rutnam will need to determine if you’re a candidate for either treatment. Your orthodontic options will vary based on jaw, bite, and teeth.

The good news is, both Invisalign and braces can effectively straighten teeth. They can also correct bite issues that require specific diagnosis and treatment. The bad news is, the different between the two treatments is significant. So choosing the wrong option could leave you with a bad taste in your mouth. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of each before you decide what’s best for you.