FREE Children’s Dental
The Government’s Child Dental Benefits Schedule gives eligible families free children’s dental up to $1000 in benefits per child every two calendar years. At Fernvale Dental we bulk bill dental treatment for all eligible children under this schedule.
A child’s eligibility is assessed at the beginning of each year and lasts the whole calendar year. A child is eligible if they are aged 2-17 years for at least 1 day of the calendar year, are eligible for Medicare and are either part of a family receiving Family Tax Benefit Part A or one of the following Australia Government payments:
- Youth Allowance
- Disability Support Person
- Parenting Payment
- Special Benefit
- Carer 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
If your family is eligible please bring your Medicare card and proof of eligibility along to your appointment.
For further information visit www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/child-dental-benefits-schedule or call our friendly reception team on 07 5427 0880.