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Child Dental Benefit Scheme

Child Dental Benefits Scheme available at Peninsula Dental Frankston Vic

In January 2014

The Federal Government introduced the Child Dental Benefit Schedule, providing a wide range of dental benefits of up to $1000 for children aged 2 to 17 who meet certain conditions.

We have listed the details below to make it easier for you to understand the schedule, its benefits, whether your child is eligible and the main features of the scheme.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who Is Eligible?

If you have received a letter from Medicare stating that your child is eligible, you can book with us under this scheme.

What Do I Need to Do?

Call and book the appointment, advising us that you will be participating in this scheme.

Bring your Medicare card to the appointment.

You will be asked to sign a form to consent to their treatment at each visit.

Will I Have to Pay?

The treatment will usually be totally covered by Medicare unless treatment exceeds the $1000 mark, over any two year period.

What Is Covered?

Most treatments are covered: Examinations, Cleaning and Descaling, Fluoride treatments, Fillings, Small X-Rays, Extractions etc. We will advise you if your child requires any special treatment that isn’t covered by the schedule.
For further information, please visit our Child Dental Benefits page or either: Department of Human Services or Department of Health