Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS)PRINT PAGE
The Commonwealth Child Dental Benefits Schedule allows for basic dental treatment over a 2 year period.
What dental services are available?
- Fissure sealants
- Root canals
Your child may be eligible if:
- Aged 2 to 17
- Eligible for Medicare
- You or your Child is getting Family Tax Benefit Part A or other relevant Australian government payment
In all Victorian public dental clinics
- Eligible children pay $0
- No out of pocket costs
- No wait list – your child will have the next available appointment
- Treatment is bulk billed via Medicare
What dental services are not covered by CBDS?
- Cosmetic dental work
- Services provided in a hospital operating theatre
To find out more information about CDBS visit the Department of Human Services website.