Government Dental Schemes

Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS)

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) provides basic dental services to children aged between 2 and 17 years. Dental services are capped at $1000 over 2 consecutive calendar years. The 2 year cap period starts when a child or teenager first gets an eligible dental service.

Dental services include:

  • Examinations
  • X-rays
  • Cleaning
  • Fissure Sealing
  • Fillings
  • Root Canals
  • Extractions, and
  • Partial Dentures

There are some restrictions for dental services. These are listed in the following link

Department of Health | The Child Dental Benefits Schedule

SA Dental Services (SADS)

Here at Smile High Dental we proudly accept all government dental schemes. These include the Emergency Dental Scheme (EDS), General Dental Scheme (GDS) and Prosthodontics Dental Scheme for dentures (PDS).

These forms are obtained from the government for concession card holders. The General Dental Scheme is obtained by applying for a waiting list. For the Emergency Dental Scheme (EDS) and for the Prosthodontics Dental Scheme (PDS), patients are required to visit their local SA Dental Services Clinic.

The nearest location of one of these clinics to Smile High Dental is Elizabeth GP Plus located at 16 Playford Blvd ELIZABETH, Phone: 7485 4000

For further information please visit the following link or contact our friendly staff.