Children’s Dental Benefits Schedule

Children’s Dental Benefit Schedule

A new Government Children’s Dental Benefits Schedule has commenced.

All children aged from 2-17 years are eligible for $1000 in Dental services.

This Scheme replaced the Medicare Teen Dental Plan from the 1st of January 2014.


  • Assessment by Department of Human Services
  • Notification to carers
  • Aged between 2 and 17 years
  • Receipt of Australian Government payment such as Family Tax Benefit Part A, during calendar year.
  • Eligibility fixed for calendar year despite change in circumstance or age
  • Basic dental services; Examinations, X-rays, Cleaning, Fillings, Extractions, Fissure sealants, Root Canals and partial dentures.


  • A parent should attend appointments with their child for treatment planning, sign consent forms, provide support and verify that procedures are performed.
  • Preventive Hygiene & Dietary suggestions are important for parents as well as children.

At Alstonville Dental

  • The Alstonville Dental Team feels strongly about improving children’s Dental health.
  • We accept the Medicare rebate on items covered by CDBS. (We Bulk Bill)
  • Alstonville Dental is passionate that adequately trained and experienced Dentists are the best providers of Dental Care to children.
  • No Hygienist, Oral Health Therapist or Dental Therapist will be utilised to treat your children.
  • At Alstonville Dental stringent infection control procedures are undertaken.
  • New state of the art Sterilisation Room, Ultrasonic Cleaner, Autoclaves, Intensive Disinfection Unit and trained staff, means everything is at our disposal for the best treatment of your children.
  • Alstonville Dental believes children attend school for education, so before and after-school time is readily available for dental visits at a friendly, caring Dental practice where prevention of Dental Disease is explained.
  • The partnership of your children growing up with a regular Provider and team, in conjunction with home care and ­­­­­advice is well proven family dental care.
  • Our spacious rooms include a dedicated pre-schooler play area, on-site parking and aesthetic garden setting.
  • Take the time to visit our practice and see for yourself. Don’t risk your Children’s Dental Health with anything less.
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