Child Dental Benefits Scheme to continue in 2017

For information about Dental Insurance click here.  Sorry for the misdirection from the Newsletter. Read on for the CDBS 2017. Child Dental Benefits Scheme (CDBS) is set to continue after the Australian Dental Association successfully lobbied to keep the scheme running beyond it’s planned December 31st, 2016 deadline. The popular scheme has helped around 3…

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Oral Health – Culture and Education

Better education, both within community and Australia-wide is needed to change the way children view the dentist. The conception has changed dramatically in the past few decades, but this trend needs to continue if we are to reduce levels of dental disease. Health divisions within the government are currently working on ‘…changing the way parents…

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Preventive dentistry is the best cure

We have all heard the phrase, prevention is better than a cure, but a recent article about dental health in Bite Magazine suggests that ‘Prevention is the cure’. Author Belinda Crestani, explains that steps are being carried out to change the oral health culture from ‘…responsive to preventive.’ Prevention of oral disease should be carried out from infancy…

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The Child Dental Benefits Schedule – Up to $1000 over 2 years towards dental treatment.

Did you know that you may be eligible to receive up to $1000 over 2 years towards the cost of your child’s dental care. The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) commenced on 1 January 2014 and provides access to benefits for basic dental services for children aged 2-17 years. The total benefit entitlement is capped…

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