Give your child the dental care they deserve. At Eaglehawk Dental, we bulk bill for the Child Dental Benefits Schedule. With the Child Dental Benefits Schedule, your child can receive $1000 worth of basic dental treatment over a 2-year period. The program is intended to benefit eligible children ages 2-17 years old. To be eligible, you must receive Family Tax benefit A or other relevant Australian Government payments.
Treatments Under Child Dental Benefits Schedule
The Child Dental Benefits Schedule covers the following the following preventative and restorative dental treatments:
- Dental exams
- Tooth fillings
- Fissure sealants
- Tooth extractions
- Root canal treatment
The scheme does not cover cosmetic dental treatments, orthodontics, or procedures conducted in hospitals.
Is Your Child Eligible for Child Dental Benefits Schedule
Here’s how to find out if your child qualifies for CDBS:
- Access your Medicare account
- Visit my.gov.au
- Call Medicare General Enquiries line on 132 011
- Contact your dentist at Eaglehawk Dental for more information
All treatments provided under Child Dental Benefits Schedule are bulk billed, which means that you will not be out of pocket. Keep in mind that only the eligible patient can use the benefits. Any family member who is not eligible cannot share the entitlements of the scheme.
The Child Dental Benefits Schedule will continue in 2017
In the news: The Australian Dental Association (ADA) has applauded announcement by the Turnbull Government and its Health Minister, Greg Hunt, to reinstate the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) cap to $1,000. Click here to find out more
Schedule An Appointment for Your Child Today!
When making an appointment at Eaglehawk Dental, please inform our front desk if your child is qualified for Child Dental Benefits Schedule. We want you to take advantage of the benefits before the year ends to help improve the overall health of your child. If you have questions about the Child Dental Benefits Schedule, visit or call our Eaglehawk clinic. Call us on (03) 5446 9859 or book your appointment online today!