The Child Dental Benefits Scheme (CDBS) provides individuals benefits for a range of services including examinations, x-rays, cleaning, fissure sealing, fillings, root canals and extractions. The means-tested initiative requires eligibility for a Family Tax Benefit Part A or a relevant Australian Government payment.Book Now
The Child Dental Benefits Schedule provides eligible families with children aged 2-17 years old with access to a benefit of $1000* for eligible dental services over a 2 calendar year period.
The CDBS provides benefits for a range of dental services including: Dental Check-ups // X-rays // Teeth cleaning // Fissure sealing // Fillings // Root canals // Tooth extractions
Benefits are not available for orthodontics or cosmetic dental work and cannot be paid for any services provided in a hospital.
The CDBS continues to be means-tested, which requires of Family Tax Benefit Part A or a relevant Australian Government payment.
Your child is eligible when: they are eligible for Medicare // they are between 2 and 17 years old for at least 1 day that year // you or they get an eligible payment at least once that year.
It is simple to check whether your child is eligible – you can:
1. Check your myGov online account, in the Medicare section – it will advise whether your children are eligible.
2. Call Medicare on 132011.
3. Call your local Pacific Smiles Dental clinic with your Medicare card number and we can enquire on your behalf.
4. Enter your details into our online form and we will call you to discuss eligibility.
At Pacific Smiles Dental we’re passionate about improving the oral health of all Australians. We offer a broad range of general, family and cosmetic dentistry services with a unwavering commitment to quality patient care.
4 out of 5 of our patients are highly satisfied with their treatment, and that’s because from the moment you contact us, you can expect the highest level of professionalism, expertise and care. Our dentists and staff are dedicated to providing service that instils you with comfort and confidence.
Pacific Smiles Dental centres are situated in accessible locations across Australia, we have early morning, afternoon, evening and weekend appointments which means caring about your oral health has never been easier.