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CHILD DENTAL BENEFIT SCHEDULE (CDBS)

Thanks to the CDBS children aged 2-17 may be eligible for $1000 worth of basic dental services.

To be eligible:

  • Your child must be aged between 2–17 years
  • receive, or their family, guardian or carer receives, certain government benefits such as Family Tax Benefit Part A for at least part of the calendar year
  • Have a Medicare card
  • You can confirm your child’s eligibility and balance amount by accessing your Medicare online account at myGov or calling the Medicare general enquiries line on 132 011.

What is covered:

  • Check-ups, x-rays, cleaning, fissure sealing, fillings, root canals and extractions.
  • Benefits are not available for orthodontic or cosmetic dental work.
  • We will inform you in advance if any of the treatments are not covered.

How to claim:

  • Simply book an appointment with us and let us know you’re eligible for the Child Dental Benefit Schedule
  • Bring your Medicare card along to the appointment.
  • After your appointment, we will bulk bill which means there is no out of pocket expenses or upfront fees!

It’s important to help children develop healthy dental hygiene habits starting from an early age. Our dentists offer a gentle, caring and pleasant experience. Call us now (03) 9870 6030 or you can visit us today at 8 Warrandyte Rd, Ringwood, VIC, 3134, Australia

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