The Child Dental Benefits Schedule will continue in 2022

In the news:

The Australian Dental Association (ADA) has applauded announcement by the Turnbull Government and its Health Minister, Greg Hunt, to reinstate the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) cap to $1,026.

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The Child Dental Benefits Schedule is a dental benefits programme. Eligible children or teenagers can receive up to $1,026 in benefits for dental services over two consecutive calendar years.

If your child or teenager doesn’t use the full $1,026 for dental services in the first year, they can use the balance in the second year if they’re still eligible.


Child Dental Benefit Scheme | Dentist Wantirna South
Children and teenagers are eligible for the CDBS if they are :

  • Aged 2 to 17 years for at least 1 day of the calendar year
  • Are eligible for Medicare, and
  • Are part of a family that receives Family Tax Benefit Part A or the child receives an Australian Government payment from the list available at

Your child’s eligibility will be determined each calendar year.

You can check your child’s eligibility and balance through your Medicare online account at or by calling 132 011

Services covered

Services available include :

Child Dental Benefits Schedule in Wantirna South

Once you know your child is eligible, make an appointment with us and let us know that you’ll be using the CDBS.

Dr Sachdeva will discuss with you your child’s proposed treatment. You will be asked to sign a consent form. Remember to take your child’s Medicare card to the appointment.

Dr Sachdeva has decided to bulk bill patients that are eligible under the Child Dental Benefits Scheme.

Wantirna South dentist also serves the local communities in Knox CityBoroniaBayswaterScoresbyRowvilleFerntree GullyVermontVermont SouthBurwoodBurwood EastRingwoodRingwood East, and Wantirna.

Child Dental Benefits Schedule in Wantirna South

Bulk Bill for children who are eligible for MEDICARE CHILD DENTAL BENEFITS SCHEDULE
Up to $1,026 worth of dental treatments over two years


Call (03) 9800 2338 or visit us at 287 Stud Road in Wantirna South.