Child Dental Benefits Schedule Main Beach

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The Child Dental Benefits Schedule will continue in 2020

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The Australian Dental Association (ADA) has applauded announcement by the Turnbull Government and its Health Minister, Greg Hunt, to reinstate the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) cap to $1,000.

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“The Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt … advised the ADA that a number of changes to the CDBS have been finalised and will take effect on 1 January 2020.”

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Children are now given better chances of keeping their youthful smiles. Professional dental healthcare just become more accessible with the new Child Dental Benefits Schedule. Formally replacing the Medical Teen Dental Scheme last January of 2014, Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) is designed to provide approximately 3.4 million children with financial support for basic dental healthcare.

Eligibility

Children Benefits Dental Schedule provides eligible children with $1000 benefit entitlement cap that covers for professional dental healthcare. Eligibility is assessed and determined at the beginning of every calendar year by the Department of Human Services. Basically, a child is considered for CDBS eligibility if

  1. The child is between the ages of 2  and 17 years

  2. The child belongs to a family that receives Family Tax Benefits

Note that a child is considered and continues to be eligible even if he or she is just turning 2 or are already turning 18 within the given calendar period.

Part A or any of the following:

  • Youth Allowance

  • ABSTUDY

  • Disability Support Pension

  • Parenting Payment

  • Special Benefit

  • Career Payment

  • Double Orphan Pension

  • Veteran’s Children Education Scheme, if the child is 16 or over

  • Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Education and Training Scheme, if the child is 16 or over

$1000 Benefits Cap

While Child Dental Benefits Schedule does not necessarily cover orthodontic and cosmetic dentistry procedures, it does cover essential dental healthcare which includes:

It is important to remember that while the $1000 CDBS cap is designed to financially support the professional dental needs of the eligible patient, it is non-transferable and cannot be used by other family members.

Child Dental Benefits Schedule in Main Beach

Bulk Bill for children who are eligible for MEDICARE CHILD DENTAL BENEFIT SCHEDULE

Up to $1000 worth of dental treatments over two years

Your Dentist On The Gold Coast at Main Beach Dental recognises that no one is ever too young for proper oral healthcare. Helping children preserve their youthful smiles, Main Beach Dental makes world-class dentistry accessible to the local Gold Coast community and its surrounding regions with Child Dental Benefits Schedule. Claim your FREE dental consultation by calling us at (07) 5503 1177, or simply by booking an appointment online.

Child Dental Benefits Schedule in Main Beach

Bulk Bill for children who are eligible for MEDICARE CHILD DENTAL BENEFITS SCHEDULE

Up to $1000 worth of dental treatments over two years

Book your appointment online with your Main Beach dentist and claim your FREE initial dental consultation today.

Call us on (07) 5503 1177 or visit at 11/26-30 Tedder Ave in Main Beach.

We’ll be glad to hear from you. At Main Beach Dental, your overall dental health is at good hands.

Source: https://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/childdental