The CDBS is a government program where eligible children aged between 2-17 years old can receive up to $1000 dollars in benefits for dental treatment over two consecutive calendar years.
Your child maybe eligible if they have a medicare card and are part of a family that receives Family Tax Benefit Part A.
The services covered by the CDBS include
- Root canal Treatment
- Stainless steel crowns and more.
To check your kids eligibility for the Child Dental Benefits Schedule please complete the below form. We will contact you in next 24 hours.
Child Dental Benefits Schedule FAQ’s
How do you know if my child(ren) are eligible for Child Dental Benefits Scheme
Child’s eligibility for Child Dental Benefits Scheme is assessed at the beginning of each year and lasts the whole calendar year. A child will be eligible if they are aged 2-17 years and are either part of a family receiving Family Tax Benefit – Part A or receive certain Australian Government Payments.
When is eligibility determined?
Eligibility is determined each calendar year.
How will I be notified?
Families or teenagers will be notified of eligibility by letter, starting in early 2014.
What entitlements will my child receive under Child Dental Benefits Scheme
Eligible children & teenagers will have access to benefits for basic dental services capped at $1000 over two calendar years. Basic dental services include
- Root Canal Treatment
If I don't use all the $1000 in first year of eligibility, can I access it in the second year?
If you are found eligible for the second year, then you will be able to utilise any remaining balance.
How often can I access CDBS services? (or Is my child entitled to multiple services in a calendar year)
You can access CDBS as many times as necessary throughout the calendar year (up to $1000). However, some services have restrictions on how many times or when they can be provided. Your dentist will be able to advise you on the services required for your treatment.