It’s Dental Health Week!

5 August 2019

Dental Health Week runs from 5-11 August 2019. Ask your patients – ‘When was the last time your kids went to the dentist?’

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Dental Health Week is the perfect time to remind your patients about the importance of maintaining good oral health, especially for kids.

Children under the age of 6 should brush with child-strength fluoride toothpaste, unless you have recommended otherwise. If they’re over 6, they can use adult-strength fluoride toothpaste.

If your patients have concerns over prices, the Child Dental Benefits Schedule can help with the cost of basic dental services for eligible children aged between 2 to 17 years. They may be able to access up to $1000 over 2 consecutive calendar years to visit a dentist. If you bulk bill, the patient  won't even need to submit a claim!

For more information, advise your patients to go to our website and find out more about the Child Dental Benefits Schedule.

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Page last updated: 5 August 2019