Child dental benefit scheme Medicare

MC Dental are providing quality care to children as part of a new Medicare initiative that covers dental treatment for children aged 2 – 17.

This is a fantastic opportunity for parents to ensure their children receive essential dental attention that will set them on the right path for a life of good dental health. With Medicare covering the costs for many popular services there is no better time to take advantage and book an appointment for your child.

The friendly team at MC Dental are experts at working with children and take special steps to ensure children have a positive experience. To find out how your children can access the Medicare Child Dental Benefit Scheme contact MC Dental on (03) 8608 8968

Important points:

  • Services that receive a benefit under the program include examinations, x-rays, cleaning, fissure sealing, fillings, root canals, extractions and partial dentures.
  • The total benefit entitlement is capped at $1,000 per child over a two calendar year period.
    Benefits are not available for orthodontic or cosmetic dental work.
  • You can confirm your child’s eligibility by calling the Medicare general enquiries line on 132 011. The Medicare Child Dental Benefits Scheme has a means test, which requires receipt of Family Tax Benefit Part A (FTB-A) or a relevant Australian Government payment.


The information contained on this website and websites linked to this website (Information) does not constitute or comprise comprehensive medical or dental advice. You should seek dental advice directly from your dentist before acting or relying on the Information.

First published: 06 November 2014

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