Child Dental Benefits Scheme
The Medicare Child Dental Benefits Scheme provides dental services to children and teens between 2 and 17 years. The child must be eligible for Medicare on the day of service.
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
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 my.gov.au 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 $1000 worth of dental treatments for two years
We are located at 5/132 Epsom Ave in Belmont WA.