Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Accessing public dental services - children and adolescents

Contact: Rosemarie Collier
P: 03 6214 5448 E: rosemarie.collier@dhhs.tas.gov.au W: www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/oralhealth

Location: North, North West, South

Intended Audience: All schools and colleges - request to place in school newsletters

Information about how to access public dental services for children and adolescents.
  • All children and adolescents under 18 years of age, including pre-schoolers can access this service
  • All children and adolescents receive FREE examinations and preventive care
  •  Treatment following the examination is FREE if the child is covered by a current Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card
  • Treatment following the examination will incur a co-payment if the child is not covered by a current Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card
  • Medicare Teen Dental Vouchers can be used at any of the public dental clinics for preventive care
  • Payment options are available
  • For more information and contact details for the public dental clinics visit the public website or print the attached flyer