Public Dental Services Affiliation

Booval Dental is proud to be an affiliate of the Government Dental Benefits Program, offering comprehensive dental services to public patients. Our commitment to accessible and high-quality dental care aligns with the program’s objective of ensuring that all eligible individuals can maintain good oral health.

Am I Eligible for Public Dental?

  • Children (Under 18 Years)
    All children who are New South Wales (QLD) residents are eligible for Medicare and can access public dental services in QLD.

Adults (QLD Residents)
To be eligible for public dental services as an adult in QLD, you must:

  • Be eligible for Medicare.

Hold one of the following Australian Government concession cards:

  • Health Care Card
  • Pensioner Concession Card
  • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

Further, additional eligibility criteria are applicable to dental specialist services or dental services available in a hospital. It is essential for all patients to be prepared to present their Medicare card or concession card when visiting a public dental clinic.

Making an Appointment

Public dental services provided by Booval Dental cover both emergency and general dental needs. Emergency dental patients receive priority.

To make an appointment:

  1. Contact Your Local Public Dental Service: Reach out to the public dental service in your area.
  2. Have Details Ready: Ensure you have your Medicare and concession card details available when you’re contacting our team.

Dental Emergencies

If you experience symptoms of a dental emergency, including:

  • Dental trauma or injury
  • Swelling of the face or neck
  • Swelling in the mouth
  • Bleeding from the mouth that won’t stop
  • Difficulty opening jaw and swallowing

Immediate Action

  • If you believe your symptoms are serious or your situation deteriorates, call Triple Zero (000) or go to your nearest hospital Emergency Department.
  • During working hours, contact your local public dental service for immediate care.

Booval Dental, in collaboration with the Government Dental Benefits Program, is dedicated to addressing the community’s oral health needs. We prioritise timely and effective dental care for all eligible individuals.

Contact Us

For more information about our participation in the Government Dental Benefits Program or to schedule an appointment, please contact us today.