Medicare Children's Dental Scheme

Some patients may be able to receive dental treatment under Medicare.

Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) / Grow Up Smiling Program

Services for basic essential dental treatment, such as check-ups, x-rays, fillings and extractions will be included in the CDBS, the total benefit entitlements will be capped at $800 per child over a two year period.

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) is a $2.7 billion Commonwealth funded capped benefits entitlement for basic dental services for children.

Around 3.4 million children aged 2-17 in families who meet a means test will be eligible for benefits each year. The means test will require receipt of Family Tax Benefit Part A or certain government payments.

To find out if eligible, please call us on 9206 9500 and we can help.

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/growupsmiling