Child Dental Benefits Schedule
The Child Dental Benefits Scheme (CDBS) offers financial support to families with children aged 2-17 to cover the cost of essential dental treatments. Under this program, eligible children can receive up to $1000 worth of dental services over a two-year period. This includes a wide range of treatments such as check-ups, x-rays, cleaning, fissure sealing, fillings, root canals, and extractions. Child Dental Benefits Scheme (CDBS) is a government program that provides financial assistance for children and teenagers aged 2-17 to receive dental treatment..
Who can access Child Dental Benefits Scheme?
To be eligible for the CDBS, a child must be aged 2-17 years old, have Medicare, and be part of a family that receives Family Tax Benefit Part A. The Family Tax Benefit is a government assessed benefit that depends on your family income, how many children you have, and how old they are. For more information or to find out if you your child is eligible for the Child Dental Benefits scheme please visit the NSW Health Website or by contacting Medicare.
Once you know your child is eligible, you can make an appointment with Lilys Dental under the Child Dental Benefits scheme. Lilys Dental can make claims for your child’s CDBS benefits with their Medicare card. We will ask you to sign a consent form that allows the Lilys Dental to claim the benefits for the child’s treatment directly from Medicare Australia on your behalf.