Children Dental Benefits Scheme

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Your children might be eligible for up to $1000 worth of Medicare-funded treatment over a two-year period.

You can confirm your child's eligibility and balance amount by accessing your Medicare online account at my.gov.au or calling the Medicare general enquiries line on 132 011.

Benefits cover a range of services including examinations, x-rays, cleaning, fissure sealing, fillings, root canals and extractions.

We will not charge you any gap fees for our services because we want to support this initiative in encouraging good dental health for children.

USING THE SCHEME

  1. Check out that you are eligible. Phone 132 011 or our staff can assist you
  2. Give our receptionists your Medicare card number and let them know you are eligible.
    (Other practices are charging additional fees but we have chosen not to add any costs)
  3. You can still use your health fund for items such as mouthguard which are not covered by this scheme.

Our Dental Health Commitment

At Kennington Dental Group we are committed to minimal intervention dentistry. This means that we will help aim to work with you so your children's teeth remain "filling free".

Advance research has shown that initial stages of dental decay or caries can often be halted and teeth can remain unfilled for life.

At Kennington Dental Group we will monitor and watch and decide with you on each child's best dental care rather than just filling teeth.
(Despite the fact that Medicare will now pay for fillings, we do not believe that this is a good idea if it can be avoided).

Visit us

Dr Naidoo and Dr Laura Miller, together with our Dental Therapist would love to help you with your "smile" management. We always love to see the big smiles on peoples faces as they leave.

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Hidden Sugars

Limiting sugar for under 2's can lead to a lifetime of health benefits.
Find out how you can detect the hidden sugars in our diet.

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Dental Health Week

Dental Health Week
5 Aug to 11 Aug 2019
Back to basics - because it is the little things that have the biggest effect.

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Contact us

Hours:
Mon 8.30am-5.30pm
Tue 8.30am-7.00pm
Wed 9.00am-6.00pm
Thu 8.30am-7.00pm
Fri 8.30am-12 noon

115 Sternberg St
Bendigo VIC 3550 AU

03 5442 3633

[email protected]

Kennington Dental brings together exceptional care and quality for all ages and stages of dental life - Family orientated

Kennington Dental

 

Our Dentists +

Dr Sathie Naidoo BDS (ADC)
Dr Laura Miller BHSc MDent

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