Below is a list of the top and leading Paediatric Dentists in Brisbane. To help you find the best Paediatric Dentists located near you in Brisbane, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Brisbane’s Best Paediatric Dentists:
The top rated Paediatric Dentists in Brisbane are:
- Dr. P.Y. Lai
- Dr. Matthew S. Fracaro
- Dr. Sue Taji – Queensland Dental Group for Kids
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Dr. P.Y. Lai
Dr P.Y. Lai is the only dual trained Brisbane specialist in the specialties of Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics. Both these specialties being upmost important for children, he is therefore able to diagnose, manage and treat your child in the best possible way. This is particularly important if a decision needs to be made on the spot when proceeding with treatment under general anaesthetics. Despite all the preparations and treatment planning prior to surgery, many situations may arise where the specialised skills of both a paediatric dentist and an orthodontist are called for. In addition to many years of dedicated children dental care, since 1991, Dr P.Y. is actively involved in teaching, lecturing, and taking up appointments as an external examiner for training specialists.
Paediatric Dentistry, Orthodentics, Extractions, Space Maintainers, Root Canal Treatment or Nerve Treatment, Stainless Steel Crowns, Anterior Crowns or Composite Crowns, Fissure Sealants
“Took good care of our 3 year old son who required a surgery.”- Kishore K.
Dr. Matthew S. Fracaro
Dr. Matthew S. Fracaro graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Adelaide. He topped his year at Dental School being the recipient of four academic achievement awards. After graduating, he went on to work in both public health and private practice in Hervey Bay and Cairns, before returning to complete Specialist Training at The University of Queensland, obtaining a Master of Dental Science in Paediatric Dentistry in 2000. His experience over this time has included working in The School Dental Program as well as the Itinerant Dental Program servicing remote areas of Far North Queensland, as well as being a Dental Officer for the Royal Flying Doctor Service, reaching out to remote areas including indigenous communities.
Dr. Fracaro have taught at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including being an examiner in the post graduate program at the University of Queensland. He have been involved in training and examining many of Queensland’s Paediatric Dentists, and have a breath of experience reflecting involvement in all aspects of the Specialty, from simple to complex medical and dental conditions in children.
Dr. Fracaro is a member of the Australian Dental Association, The Australasian Academy of Paediatric Dentistry, The Australian and New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry, The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, and The International College of Dentists. Something for which he isparticularly proud is having been awarded one of Dentistry’s Highest Meritorious Honours, Fellowship of The International College of Dentists, recognizing “outstanding professional achievement”. He see this as reflection of his commitment to child dental health, and testament to working hard and staying focused.
Paediatric Crowns, Happy Gas, Special Care Patients, Hospital Dentistry (General Anaesthesia), Fissure Sealants, Space Maintainers, Cosmetic Bonding, Orthodontics, Medical Conditions Of Interest, Dental Caries & Prevention
“I would recommend Dr Matt to anyone who is in need of specialist care for their child’s dental needs. My daughter required paediatric crowns as a result of underdeveloped molars and he did everything possible to explain the treatment in detail and put me, my husband and my daughter at ease.” – Jo-Anne Sardi
Dr. Sue Taji – Queensland Dental Group for Kids
Dr. Sue Taji is the current Federal President of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry, ANZSPD Federal Councillor for Queensland and a former Federal Secretary of the Australasian Academy of Paediatric Dentistry. Dr. Taji is a fellow of the International College of Dentists, a fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy and a fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International. Holding surgical accreditation at various hospitals, she remains clinically orientated and restricts her Brisbane specialist practice to the management of paediatric patients from infancy to school years and those with special needs. Having completed her undergraduate dental degree at the University of Adelaide, Dr. Taji was awarded membership to the prestigious Golden Key Honours Society for excellence during her studies, subsequently working in Private Practice in Brisbane for a decade prior to completing her Clinical Doctorate in Paediatric Dentistry at the University of Queensland in 2010. Completing numerous research projects during this time, she has published in national and international journals and has co-authored various textbook chapters on paediatric dental aspects.
Managing Early Childhood Decay, Custom Made Mouthguards, Management of Dental Trauma, Treatment of Enamel Hypoplasia, Orthodontics: Preventive & Interceptive, Management of Oral Diseases & Gum Problems, Care for Children with Special Needs, Care for the Medically Compromised Children, Treatment under General Anaesthesia
“Dr. Sue Taji truly is an amazing dentist. Gentle and re-assuring, would not hesitate to recommend to others. She is an expert in her field!” – Rachel Barron