If you are coming to see Latrobe Community Health Service as a public dental patient, you will need to have a current Health Care or a Concession Card.
All children aged 12 years and below, as well as children aged 13 to 17 years with a Health Care or Concession Card, or are the dependant of a Concession Cardholder, are eligible to use this service.
No eligibility criteria apply. If you have private health insurance, your insurer may cover some of your costs.
If you are unsure about whether you are eligible or would like to find out about costs, phone Latrobe Community Health Service for more information.
Public dental costs
Eligible children can access free dental treatment up to the value of $1,000 over two years at Latrobe Community Health Service community dental clinics. Families receiving Family Tax Benefit Part A, Disability Support Pension or other relevant Australian Government payments are eligible. The Federal Government will cover the cost.
For children aged 12 years and below, dental treatment is free.
It costs $29.50 for an adult emergency appointment. For general adult dental care, the cost of your treatment could be between $29.50 and $118, depending on whether you need extra care like fillings or extractions.
If you are having dentures made, it costs $70.50 per denture arch. Other additional fees may apply for dentures and crowns.