The Child Dental Benefit Schedule in 2017.
The Child Dental Benefit Schedule provides eligible children with access to a government benefit of $1,000 for select dental services.
The CDBS is means tested, which requires Family Tax Benefit A or a relevant Australian Government payment.
The CDBS benefit can be used for a range of dental services including examinations, x-rays, cleaning, fissure sealing, fillings, root canals and extractions. Benefits will not be paid for any services listed above, orthodontics, cosmetic dental work or any services provided in a hospital.