No out of pocket costs.
There are no out of pocket costs for kids who:
- Haven’t started school
Or are covered by:
- the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (Medicare)
- a Pensioner Concession Card
- a Health Care Card
- a School Card Scheme
For children not covered by any of the above, it will cost $50 for dental services provided in a calendar year.
Any dental emergencies treated at a clinic between check-ups are also covered by this fee.
Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS)
We see children who are eligible for CDBS.
Children can access up to $1,026 for basic dental services over two calendar years.
The Commonwealth Child Dental Benefits Schedule offers assistance for dental treatment for children who are covered by the Scheme (receive Family Tax Benefit A).
General dental care is covered by CDBS, however orthodontic treatment may incur additional fees.