Pricing and Payment

in Essendon

Dental Pricing and Payment

The friendly front office staff at our Essendon dental clinic can provide you with all the financial, insurance and payment information you need. However we’ve also included this information on our website for your convenience.

Dental Fees

We base dental fees are based upon the costs associated with providing treatment, and the care, skill and judgement of the particular dentist. For this reason, it is difficult to compare pricing from one dentist to another, as there are huge variations in terms of technical skill, training, experience, technology, materials, philosophy and laboratory work.

Searching for a cheap dentist in Essendon may result in you receiving dental services which might not stand the test of time. So, we believe you should be concerned with good value dental care – a quality service at a fair price.  It is also important that you feel your dentist and clinic staff are genuinely interested in your dental health and prepared to listen to your concerns.

Speak with us to find out about the pricing and costs of our different dental and orthodontic services.

Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS)

Under the Commonwealth CDBS, eligible families can access up to $1,052 over two years of basic dental services for each child aged 2–17 years. Effectively this bulk-billed Medicare dentistry for children. These include dental assessments, cleaning and scaling, digital x-rays, fillings, fissure sealing and extractions. We can do all the CDBS paperwork for you at our Essendon dental clinic to make claiming easier.

Dental Health Insurance

HICAPS payments are available as an over the counter reduction on your final bill. All gap payments must be paid on the day of treatment unless other arrangements have been made.

For further information about private dental insurance visit our Insurance page to determine if dental health insurance will work in your favour.

Payment options

At FirstBite Dental, we offer the following payment options
  • We accept cash, credit and debit card, and appreciate payment on the day of treatment.
  • We can process your private health insurance rebate with HICAPS on the spot.
We also offer Interest Free Payment Plans
  • These involve an initial deposit, with the balance of payment spread out over the course of treatment. These payment plans can be used for all Cosmetic and General Dental treatments, including Orthodontic and Invisalign plans. For more information, visit our Dental Payment Plans page.

If you would like to find out more about dental pricing you can read our article: Why do all dentists not charge the same amount?

Arrange an appointment right now

Start the process of achieving a better smile today by arranging an appointment. Just call us or if out of hours use our simple request a callback from and we will call you back when we are open.

Call 9379 1893

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