Financial support for basic dental services for children aged between 2 and 17 years.
Eligibility is assessed at the beginning of each calendar year and is valid for the whole of that calendar year. If you become eligible part way through a calendar year you will only get benefits under the Child Dental Benefits Schedule from the date of Medicare eligibility.
To be eligible, you must be:
- aged between 2 and 17 for at least 1 day of the calendar year
- eligible for Medicare, and recieves
- Family Tax Benefit Part A
- Parenting Payment, or
- Double Orphan Pension