Children’s Dentist Brisbane | Bulk-Billing Dentist for Kids
At Chermside Dental Care, we foster a positive, friendly and warm environment for you and your children. As part of that, we are a bulk-billing dentist for kids.
The safety and well-being of our children are at the top of our list of priorities, so when it comes to the health of their teeth we provide peace of mind through our reliable, caring and professional service.
Your child’s mouth sees a vast amount of change throughout their early years of development. In navigating this tricky time of your child’s dental life, it is important to make sure any dental work is done carefully and in a way that provides a fear free experience for them.
If the initial experience is a happy one, this should set the stage for a lifelong positive approach to dental hygiene and health. Conversely, if your child experiences fear early on, they could develop an aversion with lasting and potentially devastating consequences.
We appreciate your trusting us to be your child’s dentist in Brisbane and we won’t let you down.
In some cases children can be particular anxious. Where treatment is required, we sometimes recommend happy gas for sedation and analgesia (pain-free) to maximise your child’s comfort and make their experience at the dentist a happy memory. Our experienced dentists can cater for your child’s individuality.
For more information, please take a gander at our Happy Gas page.
Bulk-Billing Dentist for Kids | Medicare
The Medicare Child Dental Benefits Schedule is available at Chermside Dental Care. It allows eligible children a free $1013 worth of dental treatment over each two year period. The child needs to be between the age of 2-17 for at least 1 day of the current year (so children who have turned 18 may still be eligible this year). To find out if you are eligible, simply give us a call on 3359 1611 and have your medicare card ready, or email us your medicare card number (and line number, and first name of each child) and we can check for you. Please check out the Medicare page for more information.
As a dental team, we want to break down all barriers for children to all be able to visit the dentist. So we are bulk-billing dentists for your children where eligible. This means no out of pocket expense for you.
*A child is eligible if they are aged 2–17 years for at least 1 day of the calendar year, are eligible for Medicare and are either part of a family receiving Family Tax Benefit Part A or one of the following Australian Government payments:
Disability Support Pension
Double Orphan Pension
Veteran’s Children Education Scheme, if the child is 16 or over
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Education and Training Scheme, if the child is 16 or over
Eligibility is determined each calendar year.