Carbal Dental Services | Toowoomba Dentists
Carbal Dental Services | Toowoomba Dentists
Carbal Dental Services | Toowoomba Dentists

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Carbal Dental Services | Toowoomba Dentists

All children deserve to have access to professional dental care from an early age to help ensure a lifetime of proper oral hygiene and the healthy development of teeth.

Carbal’s new state-of-the-art dental clinic in Toowoomba provides professional bulk-billed dentistry services to all eligible children under the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS).

Our qualified dentists have extensive experience dealing with children and genuinely care and engage with your child to make sure they feel comfortable at all times during their dental appointments.

FAQ

The Child Dental
Benefit Schedule (CDBS)

What is the CDBS?

The Australian Government’s Child Dental Benefit Schedule provides basic dental services to eligible children aged 0 to 17 years. 

The CDBS will cover the part or total cost of basic dental services for eligible children.

Eligibility for the CDBS

To get this your child must meet all of the following criteria:

  • be aged 0 to 17 years for at least 1 day of the calendar year;
  • have a current Medicare Australia card on the day of the service; and
  • be receiving, or be part of a family receiving, certain Australian Government payments (eg: Centrelink).

Funding & Costs

Under the CDBS, dental services are capped at $1,052 over 2 consecutive calendar years. The cap amount is indexed yearly on 1 January.

The 2-year cap period starts when a child or teenager first gets an eligible dental service.

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CDBS Service Restrictions

The Child Dental Benefit Scheme doesn’t cover orthodontic, cosmetic dental work or dental services provided in hospital.

Dental Services
Covered by the CDBS:

  • UGeneral check-ups and examinations
  • Dental X-Rays
  • Scaling & cleaning
  • Tooth extractions
  • Fillings
  • Root canal
  • Partial dentures
  • Fissure sealing

Need a Lift?

If you are a current Carbal Medical Services client, our dedicated transport services are available to assist you to get to your scheduled dental appointment.

Please speak to our reception team prior to your appointment time to discuss any transport arrangements you may require.

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We Accept ALL Health Funds

Carbal Dental Services’ accepts any Australian Private Health Insurance.


All refunds are processed immediately which means you’ll only need to pay the gap amount (if applicable).

More Information about the CDBS:

To learn everything you need to know about the Child Dental Benefit Schedule please visit the Australian Government’s website:

Child Dental Benefit Schedule (CDBS) - Carbal Dental Services | Toowoomba Children's Dentists

Meet the Team

Dr David Chu - Dentist

Dr David Chu - BDS

Dentist

Chan Draper - Dental Services Manager

Chan Draper

Dental Services
Manager

Nicole Cantwell - Dental Assistant

Nicole Cantwell

Dental Assistant

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Talk a virtual walkthrough of Carbal’s all new state-of-the-art dental clinic at 369-371 Bridge Street now:

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Frequently Asked Questions

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How long is a standard consultation?

30 minutes is the default time allocated to all standard dental appointments.

Do you accept clients who have not previously used Carbal's services?

Yes, we welcome all patients to our dental clinic including new ones.

Is this service only for people who identify as having Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander backgrounds?

No. Carbal Dental Services welcomes all clients to the dental clinic; anyone can make a booking.

Are there any age restrictions?

No. As long as you have teeth and can open your mouth!

You can make a booking for children as young as 3 years of age.

Is the service free?

No.

A service fee charge of $25 per visit will be incurred for current Carbal clients.

You must have attended the clinics for at least one appt in the last 12 months to be entitled to access paying only the service fee.

If you do not currently attend Carbal Medical Services, you are invited to transfer your medical records and become a regular ongoing medical patient.

Do I need a Medicare card; healthcare card or concession card to use this service?

A current Medicare card is required however clients are not required to have any concession cards to see our dentists.

Upon initial consultation you will be asked a series of questions to see if you are eligible for different funding schemes.

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Can I claim my private health fund rebates through Carbal's dental clinic?

Yes, we have a HICAPS machine to process your eligible rebates at the time of your appointment.

If you do have private health insurance, please advise our reception team prior to paying for your consult.

How do I access emergency dental?

Emergency dental services are only available within the clinic’s operational hours.

If you require this service, phone the clinic and they will assist. After-hour emergency care is not available at our clinic.

How much is an initial comprehensive oral health examination?

To just receive an examination without any cleaning or x-rays, it is $50.00.

Are there any out-of-pocket fees?

Yes – After your initial comprehensive oral examination, each patient will be provided with a quote of further treatment required.

Do you have car parking?

Yes, there is plenty of free on-site parking with easy wheelchair access available.

How is your dental service funded?

Carbal is committed to meeting the health needs of the community and as such the establishment of the clinic was funded through self-generated sources.

Our clinic is only reliant on the minimal patient contributions to ensuring this service is sustainable.

Do I need a GP referral or a care plan to use this service?

No, anyone can call up and make an appointment at any time.

Contact Us

If you would like any further information relating to Carbal’s dental services, please contact our Toowoomba clinic on the number below during clinic hours or submit an online enquiry now.

All appointment bookings can be made by phoning our friendly reception team:

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Carbal Dental Services

Address:

369-371 Bridge Street

Wilsonton QLD 4350

 

Opening Hours:

Mon-Fri: 8:30AM – 4:30PM

 

Phone:

(07) 4588 8850

Carbal Dental Services | 369-371 Bridge Street, Toowoomba
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Submit a General Enquiry

Do you have an enquiry related to Carbal’s dental services?

Please submit your message and a team member from Carbal’s dental reception team will be in touch to discuss further with you.

Please note: If your enquiry relates to an appointment or booking, please phone the clinic directly.