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Child Dental Benefits Schedule Belmont WA

The Medicare Child Dental Benefits Scheme provides dental services to children and teens between 0 and 17 years. The child must be eligible for Medicare on the day of service.

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Child Dental Benefits Scheme: Dental Services Covered

Dental services that can be covered by CDBS are as follows:

The CDBS does not cover any orthodontic, cosmetic dental work, or dental services provided in the hospital. At Epsom Dental Care, we provide children’s dentistry services, including pain-free dentistry, fissure sealants, and protective appliances such as mouthguards and splints.

Eligible Candidates for Child Dental Benefits Scheme

The child’s eligibility is determined at the beginning of each year and lasts the whole year.

Here are the qualifications:

  • aged between 2-17 years at least 1 day of the calendar year
  • qualified for Medicare part of a family receiving Family Tax Benefit Part-A, or
  • receiving one of the following Australian Government Payments: 
    • Youth Allowance
    • ABSTUDY Allowance
    • Disability Support Pension
    • Parenting Payment
    • Special Benefit
    • Carer Payment
    • Double Orphan Pension
Children’s Dentistry

How would I know if my child is qualified for CDBS?

You don’t need to apply or register for Child Dental Benefits Scheme.

If your child is eligible, Medicare will send you a letter.

To check your child’s eligibility, access your Medicare online account at or call the Medicare general enquiries line on 132 011.

The Importance of Children’s Dentistry

Children require proper dental attention as much as adults do. They are more prone to dental emergencies and problems that can have life-long effects.

Our dentists Belmont WA spots dental issues early and prevents them from developing. This early diagnosis helps parents monitor their children’s health status. Underlying dental issues may cause more serious health problems if left untreated.

Epsom Dental Care is dedicated to teaching children the importance of dental health. It’s important that they learn to practice proper oral hygiene techniques as early as one year old.

Child Dental Benefits Scheme in Belmont WA

Epsom Dental Care accepts CDBS – contact us today if you have more questions, or to arrange your child’s next dental appointment.

Child Dental Benefits Schedule in Belmont WA

Bulk Bill for eligible children

Up to $1,026 worth of dental treatments for two years

For more information on Child Dental Benefits Scheme in Belmont WA, please contact us today at (08) 9478 2349.

We are located at 5/132 Epsom Ave in Belmont WA.

Frequently Asked Questions

What if my child is not eligible for the CDBS?
Your child will still be able to join the GuS (Grow Up Smiling) program at no out-of-pocket expense to the school or parents – as long as you submit all required information and records to their teacher by the school’s deadline.
How do I use the $1,026 benefit?

The $1,026 benefit may be used to pay for your child’s basic dental services for two years. If the funds are not yet fully used up within the first year, you can still use them in the second year if your child is still in the program. After the second year, any existing balance will not be carried forward.

Will I have to pay out-of-pocket expenses?
As long as the amount of your balance can cover the fees for the appointment, you don’t need to pay any out-of-pocket expenses. Your claim will be bulk-billed via Medicare, so no patient co-payment is needed.

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