Child Dental Benefits Schedule
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(08) 9242 4400
322 Vincent St, Leederville
Who is eligible for CDBS?
A child’s eligibility is evaluated at the start of each year and lasts the entire year.
A child is eligible for CDBS if they are:
- aged between 2-17 years for at least one day of the calendar year
- eligible for Medicare, part of a family receiving Family Tax Benefit Part-A; or
- receiving one of the following Australian Government Payments:
- Youth Allowance
- ABSTUDY Allowance
- Disability Support Pension
- Parenting Payment
- Special Benefit
- Carer Payment
- Double Orphan Pension
How would I know if my child is eligible?
Confirm your child’s eligibility by accessing your Medicare online account at my.gov.au or calling the Medicare general enquiries hotline on 132 011.
What if my child is not eligible?
How does the $1,000 dental benefits work?
You may use the benefit of $1,000 to pay for your child’s essential dental services over two years. If the funds are not fully used up within the first year, you can use them in the next year, provided your child is still eligible. After the second year, any remaining balance will not be carried forward or transferred.
Will I have to pay any out-of-pocket expenses?
The Importance of Children’s Dentistry
Your Leederville dental team detects dental problems early and prevents them from progressing. This early diagnosis helps parents monitor their children’s health. Underlying dental issues may cause more severe overall health problems if ignored.
Dentists on Vincent is committed to educating children about the importance of maintaining dental health. It is important that children learn to practice oral hygiene as early as one year old.
Child Dental Benefits Schedule in Leederville
The CDBS provides benefits for a range of services including dental examinations, X-rays, scaling and cleaning, fissure sealing, composite fillings, root canal treatments, and tooth extractions.
These benefits are not for orthodontic or cosmetic dental work and cannot be paid for any services provided in a hospital.
CHILD DENTAL BENEFITS SCHEDULE LEEDERVILLE
Bulk Bill for children who are eligible for MEDICARE CHILD DENTAL BENEFIT SCHEDULE
Up to $1000 worth of dental treatments over two years
We are located at 322 Vincent Street in Leederville.
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