Free Kids Dental
Did you know that approximately 3.4 million children now have access to free general dental care thanks to the Child Dental Benefits Free Kids DentalSchedule (CDBS)?? This is a new scheme introduced by the government to try and combat the current oral health issues in Australian children!
It applies to children between the ages of 2 to 17 and the financial support is capped at $1000 per child over two consecutive calendar years. Some of the treatments that can be covered include dental check-ups, clean and scales, digital x-rays, fillings, fissures sealings and extractions! At the moment, cosmetic and orthodontic treatments are not covered.
Children must be eligible for this scheme and it is means-tested therefore applies to those who are part of a family receiving Family Tax Benefit Part A or any related payments from the Australian Government.
Find out if your child is eligible now! By simply phoning our clinic on (03) 9726 5484 or by using the form below! Please have your medicare number, address and child’s full name and date of birth ready.