Free Kids Dental
At Warrnambool Smile Dental, we are offering free dental care for children between the ages of 2-17 years, who are eligible for the Child Dental Benefit Scheme. This Medicare service started in 2014 and offers $1000 worth of dental treatment for over 2 years. Unlike most other surgeries in Warrnambool, we bulk bill all eligible services up to $1000 so there will be no out of pocket expenses for a vast majority of them.
For your convenience, you can call us or come into our clinic and our friendly staff can check your children’s eligibility simply by checking your Medicare card or alternatively, please fill in the details below and we will get back to you on the same day.
Child Dental Benefits Schedule
What Is It?
The Child Dental Benefit Scheme (CDBS) is is a unique scheme allowing eligible children who are between the ages of 2 to 17 access to $1000 worth of dental treatment over two years.
Who Can Get It?
To be eligible for this scheme, you must be claiming Family Tax Benefit Part A or similar. To find out if your children are eligible you can either call Medicare directly.
Under the CDBS, we can provide checkups, cleans, xrays, fissure sealants, fillings, extractions and root canal treatments. Orthodontic and cosmetic work is not covered at the moment.
Want More Information?
You can obtain more information by the following ways
- Read about CDBS on the Medicare website:
- website: http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/child-dental-benefits-schedule