Child Dental Benefits Schedule

So every child can have a healthy smile

We believe that all of our patients should have access to excellent dental care, even our littlest patients. This is why totalcare dentistry is proud providers of the Child Dental Benefits Schedule.

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule offers eligible children $1,000 funding for basic dental care over the period of two years. The scheme covers children from the ages of 2 to 17 to receive a number of treatments.

Patients’ eligibility

Children and teenagers are eligible for the Child Dental Benefits Schedule, if;

  • They are aged 2-17 years for any one day of the calendar year
  • Are eligible for Medicare and are part of a family that receives Family Tax Benefits Part A
  • The child receives an Australian Government Payment from the list available at

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

Basic dental care available to your children

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule covers a wide spectrum of general treatments. These services include:

  • General examination
  • Clean and polish
  • Fillings
  • Fissure sealants
  • X-rays
  • Extractions
  • Root canal therapy

Once you have confirmed your eligibility our dental professionals can examine the patient’s dental health and take you through any potential treatments required.

Caring for the smiles of our youngest patients

The dental professionals at totalcare dentistry strive to help every child achieve a healthy and beautiful smile that they can keep for life.

Our dental professionals go above and beyond to help our littlest patients feel comfortable from the moment they step into our practice and throughout their dental partnership with us.