Child Dental Benefits Schedule for health professionals

Information for dental practitioners who provide dental services through the Child Dental Benefits Schedule.

The CDBS cap is now $1000. We'll reassess bulk billed claims rejected because of the $700 cap and repay you. You don't need to do anything.


About the schedule

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) provides basic dental services to children aged between 2 and 17 years.

Read more about the schedule

Patient eligibility

Patient eligibility requirements for the Child Dental Benefits Schedule.

Read more about patient eligibility

Dental practitioner requirements

It is voluntary to participate in the Child Dental Benefits Schedule.

Read more about dental practitioner requirements


Claiming services

You will need a Medicare provider number to make claims.

Read more about claiming services


Promote the CDBS in your practice

You can print and display a self-print poster to promote the CDBS in your practice.

Read more about promoting the schedule

Page last updated: 3 January 2019