Child Dental Benefits Schedule for your child's dental care
The Child Dental Benefits Schedule offers coverage for basic dental care of your child and promotes the teaching of proper oral hygiene techniques.
The Child Dental Benefits Schedule is a government-funded program that aims to assist in obtaining basic dental care. children between the ages of 0-17 and enrolled in Medicare are eligible for CDBS. In 2023, the program has a benefit cap of $1052 per child over 2 calendar years. This benefit is renewed by Australian Government at stipulated intervals and the cap amount is indexed yearly on 1 January. You must check Australian Government Health Services website for current limits and covers.
Better dental health for your child with CBDS
Families eligible for the Family Tax Benefit Part A are automatically enrolled in the CDBS. They enjoy no out-of-pocket costs for dental services that the CDBS covers. On the other hand, families with private insurance can use CDBS to top up their current coverage.
Dental Treatments Covered By CDBS:
- Preventive Dental Treatments
- Restorative Dental Procedures
- Tooth Replacements
- Dental Imaging