Child Dental Benefits Schedule

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) is a federally funded dental scheme which commenced the 1st of January 2014 and replaces the Medicare Teen Dental Voucher.

CDBS entitles children aged between 2 –17 years, who receive Family Tax Benefit Part A (or one of the below Australian Government payments) with $1000.00 of dental care over a two year period.

Dental and related services provided by the team at Garry Hibble Dental will be bulk billed. If your child is eligible there will be no GAP payment. 

Children who are eligible will receive a letter from Medicare or Centrelink in the coming months. Please bring this letter and your Medicare Card to all appointments to claim your child’s benefits.

If you are unsure of your child’s eligibility, please visit: http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/child-dental-benefits-schedule

Please contact our rooms to make an appointment for your child, or if you have any further queries.

Australian Government payments:

Youth Allowance ABSTUDY

Disability Support Pension

Parenting Payment

Special Benefit Carer Payment

Double Orphan Pension

Veteran’s Children Education Scheme, if the child is 16 or over

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Education and Training Scheme, if the child is 16 or over

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