The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) commenced on 1 January 2014 and provides access to benefits for basic dental services to around 3.4 million children aged 2-17 years.
The total benefit entitlement is capped at $1,000 per child over a two calendar year period. The CDBS has a means test, which requires receipt of Family Tax Benefit Part A (FTB-A) or a relevant Australian Government payment.
The CDBS provides individual benefits for a range of services including :
Benefits are not available for orthodontic or cosmetic dental work and cannot be paid for any services provided in a hospital.
Further information for families on the CDBS is available from the following website
- Bulk billed at Cranbourne Dental
- On the spot electronic claims using your medicare card
- No out of pocket costs
For further information on our General Dentistry services offered in our Cranbourne Dental Centre , please Call Us on 03 03 5995 9538 to speak with our friendly receptionist.