Government Schemes

Child Dental Benefits Scheme

The Child Dental Benefits Scheme (CDBS) is an Australian government funded scheme that provides financial support for essential dental procedures to children that need it most.

What is covered?

Eligible children aged 2-17 are entitled to a range of essential dental services such as exams, x-rays, fissure sealants, fillings and extractions up to the value of $1000 every 2 calendar years.

Who is Eligible?

Eligibility is assessed by The Department of Human Services. For more information click here.

Are there Out of Pocket Expenses?

At About Smiles Kids, we believe that creating a positive and lasting dental relationship is important to setting up your child for a lifetime of healthy teeth. There are no out of pocket expenses for dental services provided under the CDBS, as long as they are within your benefit limit. Simply pay your account on the day and take it to any Medicare office for full reimbursement.

Dental care for your child’s teeth has never been more affordable with the CDBS so book an appointment today. About Smiles, located in the heart of Chatswood, can cater to you so call on (02) 9415 3555 or enquire online.

Department of Veterans’ Affairs

The Australian government provides financial support for essential dental procedures for war veterans, their war widows and widowers and dependants.

What is covered?

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs will fund all dental services, provided under DVA arrangements, necessary to meet clinical needs for Gold Card holders. For White Card holders, dental treatment can only be provided in relation to your accepted disabilities.

Who is Eligible?

Eligibility is determined by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs. For more information click here.

Are there Out of Pocket Expenses?

There are no out of pocket expenses for DVA patients for dental treatment performed under the Schedule A and Schedule B conditions of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Dental Schedule. Dental procedures such as examinations, x-rays, cleans, fillings, extractions are covered under these conditions. Complex procedures are subject to DVA annual limits and as long as these limits have not been reached, you won’t be charged for any out of pocket expenses for dental services under DVA Scheme.

If you are covered by a DVA arrangement get in touch today on (02) 9415 3555 or alternatively book online.