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Child Dental Benefit Scheme

Child Dental Benefit Scheme

Commonwealth Child Dental Benefits Schedule provides assistance for basic dental treatment over a two-year period for eligible children aged between 2–17.

  • 2-17-year-olds are eligible if they receive Family Tax Benefit A or other relevant
  • Australian Government payments
  • Treatment is bulk billed through Medicare
  • Eligible children pay $0 – no out of pocket costs
  • No wait list – your child will have the next available appointment

What dental treatments are available through the Child Dental Benefit Scheme?

  • Dental check-ups and teeth cleaning
  • Fissure sealants and Fillings
  • Dental X-rays
  • Extractions
  • Root canals

* Child Dental Benefits are not available for orthodontic or cosmetic dental work and will not be paid for any services provided in a hospital operating theatre.