At Bacchus Marsh Dental Care we bulk bill all CDBS eligible patients.
About the Child Dental Benefits Schedule
The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) provides basic dental services to children. Dental services are capped at $1,000 over 2 consecutive calendar years.
Dental services include:
- fissure sealing
- root canals
- partial dentures
The CDBS does not cover orthodontic, cosmetic dental work, or dental services provided in hospital.
There are some restrictions for dental services. These are listed in the Guide to the Child Dental Benefits Schedule on the Department of Health’s website.
Patient eligibility for the Child Dental Benefits Schedule
To be eligible for the Child Dental Benefits Schedule, patient must:
- be aged 2 to 17 years for at least 1 day of the calendar year
- be eligible for Medicare
- receive, or be part of a family receiving, certain Australian Government payments
Patient’s eligibility can be checked over the phone. Please call our friendly receptionist to see if your child is eligible for CDBS.