The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) is a dental benefits program provided by the federal government for eligible children aged 2-17 years that provides up to $1000 in benefits to the child for basic dental services.
The range of services include:
Benefits are not available for orthodontic or cosmetic dental work and cannot be paid for any services provided in a hospital.
Dental services are capped at $1000 over two consecutive years. The 2 year cap period starts when the child receives an eligible dental service.
To be eligible for the CDBS patients must:
Please inform reception at the time of making your appointment if you believe your child is eligible for the CDBS. Our practice bulk bills services for eligible children to a value of $1000.