We are now accepting and BULK BILLING children under the Child Dental Benefits Schedule.
The Child Dental Benefit Schedule (CDBS) will commence on 1 January 2014 and will provide access to benefits for basic dental services for children aged 2-17 years.
The total benefit entitlement will be capped at $1000 per child over a two year calender year period. The CDBS will have a means test, which requires recveipt of Family Tax Benefit Part A (FTB-A) or a relevant Australian Government payment.
The CDBS will provide individual benefits for a range of services including examinations, x-rays, cleaning, fissure sealing, filling, root canals and extractions. Benefits will not be available or orthodontic or cosmentic dental work, and cannot be transferred between indiviuals.
For further information visit: http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/childdental