Dental Care for Children & Teens
We were the original school dental service, and still provide quality care from our centre in Sunbury.
Our child friendly team of dental professionals provide comfortable, quality dental care, checkups and treatment for children.
We also provide information about oral hygiene and diet. We support the development of healthy oral health habits to help your children keep their teeth for life. We recommend that your child has their first dental checkup no later than 2 years of age!
There is no wait list for children and young people.
We are an autism-friendly dental service. To view our flyer CLICK HERE
We are here 5 days a week, 8.30 – 4 pm Monday to Friday.
Call 9744 4455 to book
Who is it for?
ALL children 0–12 years of age.
Young people aged 13–17 years who hold a Health Care or Pension Concession Card, or dependents of concession card holders, or those eligible for the Child Dental Benefit Schedule (CDBS).
How much does it cost?
For most families our dental services will be of no cost to you.
Children 0–12 years General Treatment:
- Free for Healthcare/Pensioner Card Holders
- Free for those eligible for the Child Dental Benefit Schedule (CDBS)
- $33.50 for a course of general care ($134 max, per family per year) for those eligible that do not have a Healthcare/Pensioner Card
Emergency treatment is free. Dental fees are subject to change, as per Dental Health Services Victoria’s fee schedules. Cost as at 1 October 2018.
Eligible Young People 13–17 years General and Emergency Treatment:
What is the Child Dental Benefit Schedule (CDBS)?
The CDBS is available to children (2–17 years of age) who qualify for Family Tax Benefit A. To check if this is you call Medicare on 132 150.
We bulk-bill families eligible for the Child Dental Benefit Schedule (CDBS). If treatment is more than the $1000 bulk-bill max, we will continue to provide treatment for free.
Call Medicare on 132 011 to check your eligibility.
For more information about the CDBS CLICK HERE
Will I have to wait?
There is no wait list for children and young people 0–17 years of age. We will see emergencies quickly.
Do I need a referral?
No. You can use the dental service without a referral.
Where are we located?
Sunbury Community Health, 12–28 Macedon Street, Sunbury 3429 VIC. Google map
Want to make a booking?
Call our friendly team on 9744 4455
Want to know more?
Watch our video to hear from one of our Dental Therapists!