Below is a list of the top and leading Paediatric Dentists in Sydney. To help you find the best dental practice located near you in Sydney, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
This article is updated every 3-4 months.
Who are the best Paediatric Dentists in Sydney?
Here are the leading Paediatric Dentists dealing with oral health care for infants and children:
- Dr Juliette Scott – The Specialist Paediatric Dental Practice
- Dr Caroline Chung – Smiles Kids
- Dr Susan Hsieh – St George Paediatric Dental Specialists
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The Specialist Paediatric Dental Practice
Dr Juliette Scott graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Honours) from the University of Sydney in 1997. She worked as a Dental Officer at Sydney Dental Hospital and the Westmead Centre for Oral Health, and in general private practice in Sydney, before commencing her specialty training in 2002. From 1998 to 2002 she was appointed as an Associate Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry at the University of Sydney.
In 2001, she became a Fellow of The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. She completed her specialty training in Paediatric Dentistry at the University of Sydney in 2004, obtaining a Master of Dental Science (Paediatric Dentistry) degree with Honours. She then worked in private practice and as the Fellow in Paediatric Dentistry at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead until 2006. She is currently a Visiting Dental Specialist at the Westmead Centre for Oral Health.
Dr Scott is an elected council member of The Australian Dental Association (NSW Branch) and serves on committees for The Australian Dental Association, The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and the NSW Department of Health. She has been an examiner for The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (general dentistry stream), and is involved with dental teaching at the University of Sydney for both undergraduates and postgraduates. Dr Scott is also committed to providing continuing education for dentists, medical practitioners and other professionals with an interest in the oral health of children.
Dr Scott joined the team at The Specialist Paediatric Dental Practice in July 2006. She has a particular interest in treating medically compromised patients and those with special needs. When she is not practicing dentistry, she is kept busy running after her two very active small children, and not so active basset hound.
General Dental Maintenance, Oral Hygiene Advice, Restorative Treatment, Extractions, Dental Prosthetics, Custom-fitted Mouthguards, Complex Cases Where Extensive Treatment May Be Required, Nitrous Oxide Sedation, Intravenous Sedation, General Anaesthesia
“Wow, fantastic dentist. Unbelievable how calm and friendly they were with our child. Cannot recommend highly enough – what we thought would be an ordeal turned out to be pretty easy in the end. Absolutely worth it.” -RJ Ruitinga
Dr Caroline Chung is a registered specialist in paediatric dentistry. Her experience includes all aspects of paediatric dentistry, with a particular interest in dental trauma and emergencies, dental management of anxious children, decay in early childhood, and surgical management of impacted and supernumerary teeth. Following her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Sydney, she worked in general private practice in Sydney for three years and then moved overseas to further her studies and experience. Dr Chung obtained her Masters and Advanced Diploma in Paediatric Dentistry at the University of Hong Kong, and her Diploma of Membership with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. She then traveled in a professional capacity to places such as Malaysia, Canada and Germany, gaining a unique exposure to different cultures and backgrounds. Dr Chung has been working in specialist private practice in Sydney for several years, and also has two little girls to keep her very busy!
Checkups, Teeth Cleaning, Extractions, Fillings and Crowns, Mouthguards, Plates
“The dentist here is great with kid and very friendly. Clean is done very thorough and no pressure on the little one if they not feeling comfortable with it.” – Malia
St George Paediatric Dental Specialists
Dr Susan Hsieh graduated with a Bachelor of Dentistry from the University of Sydney in 2002. She worked as a general dentist in a busy private practice in Canberra, before commencing speciality training in Paediatric Dentistry at the University of Sydney in 2007. She completed her Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Paediatric Dentistry) in 2009 and commenced part-time specialist practice in 2010.
Between 2009 and 2012, Dr Susan was appointed as a Senior Registrar in Paediatric Dentistry at Westmead Centre for Oral Health, a Visiting Dental Officer at Hornsby Kuring-gai Hospital, and a clinical associate lecturer in the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Sydney. She was also involved in research in tongue-ties and frenectomies (tongue-tie release) in infancy and was a guest speaker at the NSW Childhood Cancer Survivorship Info Day. Dr Susan was awarded first prize in the Australian New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry Postgraduate Research Competition in 2010, and was a finalist in the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Graduate Student Research Award in 2011. Her research work was published in the journal Cancer in 2011.
Dr Susan and Dr Thuy collaborated in 2011 to establish St George Paediatric Dental Specialists. Dr Susan prioritises integretive approaches to dental health, especially in prevention and management of dental caries in young children, optimising jaw growth and oral myofunction, and more recently, the use of LASER in paediatric dentistry.
Prevention of dental decay through oral health education and preventive treatment, Prevention of dental and oral injuries through education and provision of custom-fitted mouthguards, Management of dental decay, tailored to your child, Emergency and long-term management of dental and oral injury
“We work closely with this practice and highly recommend them. :)” – Anne