Children Dental Benefit Scheme for Eligible children covers up to $1,000 over 2 calendar years for basic dental services under CDBS. The services which are covered according to your eligibility may include:
- Dental check-ups
- Dental X-rays
- Fissure sealing
- Dental Fillings
- Root canals
- Dental Extractions.
There are some restrictions for basic dental services. You should check with your dentist if there are any item or time restrictions before starting your service.
These services don’t count towards the threshold of the:
- Medicare Safety Net
- Extended Medicare Safety Net.
The services not covered under CDBS are:
- Orthodontic dental work
- Cosmetic dental work
- Any dental services in a hospital.
For more details, please refer to the Services Austrlia website.