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Suite 4/43 Heard Street Mawson
Canberra, ACT, 2607

02 6290 2299

We know that going to the dentist can be daunting, especially if you have had a bad experience in the past. We would like you to feel absolutely comfortable with your choice in dentist, the proposed treatment and its cost.

There are a number of reasons why you should trust Gleam Dentistry with your dental care, including our experience, expert knowledge and caring clinicians.
Our caring and dedicated team, offer both you and your family the latest in general and cosmetic dentistry in a modern and relaxed environment.

With the combination of experience, technical expertise and a warm personal approach to care, we attract people of all ages under our care. We are dedicated to helping our patients maintain a lifetime of healthy teeth and beautiful smiles.

Medicare CBDS

Medicare Child Dental Benefits Schedule


Benefits available under Child Dental Benefits Schedule

On 15 December 2016, the Minister for Health announced changes to the benefits cap entitlement commencing 1 January 2017.

Children commencing a new cap period in 2017 will have access to a benefit cap of up to $700 over a two calendar year period. Children who commenced a cap period in 2016 will continue to access the remainder of a benefit cap of up to $1,000 until 31 December 2017, provided the child is eligible for the CDBS in 2017.

Benefits will cover a range of services including:

  • Examinations

  • X-rays

  • Cleaning

  • Fissure sealing

  • Fillings

  • Root canals

  • Extractions

Benefits are not available for orthodontic or cosmetic dental work and cannot be paid for any services provided in a hospital.

Eligibility Basics

  1. Children aged between 2 –17 years on any one day of the calendar year;

  2. Receive, or their family, guardian or carer receives, certain government benefits such as Family Tax Benefit Part A for at least part of the calendar year;

  3. Are eligible for Medicare. 

 Must bring to appointment:

  • CDBS letter from Medicare

  • Medicare card

Please note that any works completed, will be bulk billed to Medicare immediately. 

You cannot claim a benefit under the Child Dental Benefits Schedule and from a private health insurer for the same dental service.

For more information please visit the Department of Human Services or click here.