Meet Buderim Pediatric Dentist, Dr Kylie
Dr Kylie Pearce
Specialist Paediatric Dentist
Dr Kylie is a specialist paediatric dentist. She graduated with honours from the University of Queensland in 1994, before working as a dental officer in the Royal Australian Air Force in Melbourne. After discharging from the military Dr Kylie worked in a large public dental facility at Tawam Hospital in the United Arab Emirates. It was during her time in the Middle East that she established an interest in dentistry for children, returning to the University of Melbourne in 2000 to complete her Master of Paediatric Dentistry degree. During this time she also completed her Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.
Dr Kylie moved to the Sunshine Coast in 2003, and established ABC Dentistry soon after. She is passionate about improving the oral health of children on the Sunshine Coast, insisting on providing preventive and educational support to families, along with referral services for local dentists. Dr Kylie developed a technique for root canal treatment in primary teeth as part of her Master’s research, and uses this standard technique in practice. Her main interests are management of dental trauma and managing patients with autism spectrum disorder and other behavioural problems.
Dr Kylie has provided teaching services at the University of Melbourne, worked for Queensland Health at the Children’s Hospital in Brisbane, and worked as a consultant at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. She travels to specialist conferences both in Australia and overseas regularly to ensure that the best paediatric services are available to our patients.
Dr Kylie has an interest in health and fitness, outdoor activities, and has completed many personal challenges and fundraising ventures. She has climbed Mt Kilimanjaro, and scaled a volcano in The Congo to raise money for charity. Dr Kylie has completed the Paris Marathon, along with many other adventures. She has a love for photography, and spends much of her recreation time following this pursuit.