Child Dental Benefits Scheme (CDBS)

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) commenced on 1 January 2014 and provides access to benefits for basic dental services to around 3.4 million children aged 2-17 years. The total benefit entitlement is capped at $700 per child over a two calendar year period. The CDBS has a means test, which requires receipt of Family…

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FAQ

Q: How often should I get a checkup and professional clean? A: It depends on your age, current oral health and oral hygiene habits. If your teeth and gums are healthy, and your cleaning habits are good, then once a year may suffice. Otherwise once every six months is a safe option. Early diagnosis of…

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