Free dental care for Bendigo children from Bendigo Dentist Clinic. The Bendigo Dentist Clinic is located at 429 Hargreaves Street, Bendigo, 3550, Victoria, please call 1800 754 671.
March 9, 2014 (Newswire.com) - Dentist Bendigo - more than 3 million Australian children are now eligible for free dental care with the commencement of the Child Dental Benefit Scheme.
The Child Dental Benefits Schedule commended on the 1st of January, 2014 and provides basic and preventative dental care for children aged between 2 and 17. Each child is entitled to $1, 000 over a two year period.
A family eligibility is assessed at the beginning of each year and lasts the whole calendar year. A child is eligible if they are:
- aged between 2-17 years
- eligible for Medicare
- part of a family receiving Family Tax Benefit A
Having your child visit the dentist for regular dental check-ups at Bendigo Dentist Clinic every six months can have a critical effect on their overall oral and general health. Dental check-ups provide the opportunity for early detection along with eliminating any dental phobias.
In the event a dental problem goes untreated, the more severe the impact can be on your child along with more expensive services required to treat the problem. This is why regular six-month dentist check-ups are essential for identifying and resolving these issues before they can pose a more serious problem for your child.
The Child Dental Benefit Scheme covers basic dental treatments such as:
- Dental check-ups
- Fillings & restorations
- Dental infections & emergencies
- Extractions or tooth removal
- Fissure seals or sealants
- Fluoride applications and fissure sealants
- Teeth cleaning & hygiene therapy
The Child Care Dental programs launched by the Australian Government is intended for basic dental care. Cosmetic procedures Orthodontic and are not included in this program, if you would like to learn more about the program please call Bendigo Dentist Clinic on 1800 754 671.
About Bendigo Dentist Clinic
The Bendigo Dentist Clinic is located at 429 Hargreaves Street, Bendigo, 3550, Victoria. The Bendigo Dentist Clinic has been treating Bendigo locals and visitors for over 12 years and are very proud to be supporting the Child Dental Care Scheme.
The Bendigo Dentist Clinic team provides the highest quality dentistry along with the utmost care and compassion. Our Bendigo dental practice provides a range of cosmetic, restorative and preventive dentistry treatments. We also provide emergency dentist services in the event of trauma or sudden dental pain.
Conveniently located in the heart of Bendigo. Bendigo Dentist Clinic offers a broad array of general dentistry services, including dental examinations, preventative care, fillings, root canals, tooth extractions and dentures.
At Bendigo Dentist Clinic, we specialize in repairing discoloured and chipped teeth, filling gaps and spaces, and installing crowns and dental implants using state-of-the-art cosmetic dentistry.
When you have a dental emergency, you shouldn't wait an additional minute to get the care you need. At Bendigo Dentist Clinic, we are open 6 days a week from 8:00 to 6:00 on weekdays. We set aside designated emergency appointments to suit your busy schedule.
Mr. Simon Jones
429 Hargreaves Street
Bendigo - 3550 - VIC
1800 754 671