Child Dental Benefits Schedule

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Child Dental Benefits Schedule Leichhardt

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule provides effective dental services to children aged 0-17 years on the day of service.


Services Covered by Child Dental Benefits Schedule

Dental services covered by CDBS include:

At My Local Dentists Leichhardt, we provide kid’s dental services, including fissure sealants, sports mouthguards and occlusal splints.

Child Dental Benefits Schedule Eligibility

Your child’s eligibility is determined at the beginning of each year and lasts year-round.

Check out the qualifications:

  • Children aged from 0-17 years at least 1 day of the calendar year
  • Qualified for Medicare part of a family receiving Family Tax Benefit Part-A, or
  • Receiving one of the following:
    • Youth Allowance
    • ABSTUDY Allowance
    • Disability Support Pension
    • Parenting Payment
    • Special Benefit
    • Carer Payment
    • Double Orphan Pension

There’s no application needed for CDBS. If the child is eligible, Medicare will automatically send you a letter.

To find out if your child is eligible, access your Medicare online account at or call Medicare general enquiries hotline on 132 011.

The Importance of Children’s Dentistry

Just like adults, children need proper dental care. They are at greater risk to dental emergencies and several dental problems that can have life-long effects.

Our Leichhardt dental team detects dental issues early and prevents them from progressing.

Early diagnosis helps parents monitor their children’s health status.

Underlying dental issues may cause serious health problems if left untreated.

My Local Dentists Leichhardt is dedicated to educating children about the importance of dental health. It’s important that they have proper oral hygiene as early as one year old.

Child Dental Benefits Schedule in Leichhardt

Child Dental Benefits Schedule supports dental services, including dental examinations, X-rays, professional dental scale and cleans, fissure sealants, tooth-coloured fillings, root canal therapy, and tooth extractions.

These benefits are not available for any orthodontic or cosmetic dental work and can’t be used for services provided in a hospital.

My Local Dentists Leichhardt accepts CDBS – contact us today if you have more questions, or to arrange your child’s next dental appointment.

Take advantage of the $1,095 benefit to pay for your child’s dental services for 2 years.

If the funds aren’t fully used up in the first year, you can still use them for the next year.

After the second year, any outstanding balance will not be carried to the next year.

Child Dental Benefits Schedule in Leichhardt
Bulk Bill for eligible children
Up to $1,095 worth of dental treatments for two years

Request an appointment with your dentist in Leichhardt today.

Call us on (02) 9171 0840 or request your appointment online.

We are located at Shop 48, Leichhardt Marketplace Shopping Centre, 122-138 Flood Street in Leichhardt.