Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS)

The Federal Government’s CDBS is offering $1000 of free dental* care to eligible children aged 2 – 17

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) provides eligible children with a range of services including examinations, x-rays, cleaning, fissure sealing, fillings and extractions. The means-tested initiative requires eligibility for Family Tax Benefit Part A or a relevant Australian Government payment. Contact Puckle St Dental or log in to your MyGov account to check your eligibility.

PUCKLE ST DENTAL CHILD DENTAL BENEFITS

  • Child Dental Benefits Schedule Bulk Billing Patient Consent Form

  • certify that I have been informed:
    • - of the treatment that has been or will be provided from this date under the Child Dental Benefits Schedule;
    • - of the likely cost of this treatment; and
    • - that I will be bulk billed for services under the Child Dental Benefits Schedule and I will not pay out-of-pocket costs for these services, subject to sufficient funds being available under the benefit cap.
  • This form is valid up to 31 December of the calendar year for which it is signed.

Your Free Kids Dental* questions answered

What is the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS)?

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule provides eligible families with children aged 2-17 years old with access to a benefit of $1000* for eligible dental services over a 2 calendar year period.

What treatment does the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) cover?

The CDBS provides benefits for a range of dental services including: Dental Check-ups // X-rays // Teeth cleaning // Fissure sealing // Fillings // Root canals // Tooth extractions

Benefits are not available for orthodontics or cosmetic dental work and cannot be paid for any services provided in a hospital.

Who is eligible for the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS)?

The CDBS continues to be means-tested, which requires of Family Tax Benefit Part A or a relevant Australian Government payment.

Your child is eligible when: they are eligible for Medicare // they are between 2 and 17 years old for at least 1 day that year // you or they get an eligible payment at least once that year.

*Free when services covered by the Commonwealth Government’s Child Dental Benefits Schedule are bulk billed by participating Practitioners for treatments provided to eligible patients.