Child Dental Benefit Schedule: The child dental benefit schedule, or CDBS, is a government initiative providing $1000 of free dental benefits to children aged two to seventeen who meet the eligibility criteria. Children aged between 2-17 years that are eligible for Medicare and in receipt of certain government payments will be eligible. This $1000 will be valid every two calendar years and continue until the child is over 17 years of age. FUNDED BY THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT.
The Commonwealth Child Dental Benefits Schedule allows for up to $1000* basic dental treatment over a two-year period for eligible 2–17 year olds
- 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