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Government Schemes, Insurance & Payment Options

Medicare Child Dental Benefits – Children Bulk Billed

The Medicare Child Dental Benefits Schedule program provides eligible children and teenagers aged between 2 and 17 benefits up to $1000 over two consecutive calendar years. This covers a number of services including;

  • Comprehensive oral examinations
  • Fluoride treatment to strengthen tooth enamel
  • Oral hygiene advice / Preventative Services
  • Dental Fillings
  • Tooth Extractions

Palmyra Family Dental can bulk bill your child under this scheme using your Medicare Card. Our staff can confirm your eligibility under this scheme prior to your appointment. For more information about the Child Dental Benefits Schedule please click here

Metropolitan Patient Dental Subsidy Scheme

Palmyra Family Dental is a registered Dental Health Service provider in WA Government’s Metropolitan Patients Dental Subsidy Scheme (MPDSS). The MPDSS provides eligible patients who are on a public dental waiting list and have been contacted by the WA Govt Dental Health Service to undergo a course of subsidised general or emergency dental care at a participating private dental practitioner. You will need to bring your Emergency Authority Form or your General Authority Form issued to by the WA Government Dental Health Service when you attend your appointment at Palmyra Family Dental.

All Health Funds Accepted

Preferred provider for HCF

HCF Preferred Provider

While Palmyra Family Dental welcomes and accepts all health fund cards, we have preferred provider status with HCF

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Smile Approved Dental Practice

Palmyra Family Dental is a Smile approved practice and offers reduced fees for smile.com.au members. Smile members save of up to 40% off dental fees with a guaranteed minimum saving of 15%. There’s no waiting periods, no treatment exclusions, no benefit limits, and no pre-existing condition exclusions. You can join Smile by clicking on Join Now. Members of the following Health Funds, with extras cover that includes dental, are automatically members of the Smile community and don’t need to join Smile.

Private insurance cover can be quite different for each individual. Please check your health fund policy to determine your level of insurance cover with your private health insurance provider.

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HICAPS – claim insurance rebates on the spot & pay only the gap.

Our HICAPS terminal enables us to claim directly from your Health Fund and you only need to pay any difference (gap) at the time of your treatment.

Payment Options

Credit cards & EFTPOS

We accept all major credit cards including Visa, Master Card and American Express, as well as EFTPOS.

Discounts for Card Holders

10% Discount for Seniors, Veterans and University Students holding any of the following cards;

  • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
  • Pensioner Concession Card
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Cards
  • WA Seniors Card
  • University Student Cards

$0 Out of Pocket / No Gap for Department of Veteran Affairs Gold Cards. Please bring your card to your appointment to take advantage of this discount.

These discounts are not valid with Smile.com.au discount, or other offers.

For more information or to make an appointment please contact us, our friendly team are happy to help! CONTACT US »

Palmyra Family Dental | (08) 9330 3030