Community Programs

3.2 Dental Health

Up to $10,000 per financial year.


  • IBN members and their dependent children listed on the IBN child register.
  • Legal carers of IBN dependent children on the IBN child register.
  • Dental costs for dependent children are included in the annual limit.
  • Dental expenses.
Items NOT available
  • Cosmetic treatment and items unless prescribed by a dentist for health reasons.
  • Travel costs – see 3.3 Medical and Dental Travel.
  • Application forms must be lodged at least 5 days prior to the appointment date.
  • Members are required to provide their Medicare Number and private insurance details.
  • Where applicable, members must apply for support through Medicare, PBS, private health cover or other insurance policy. IBN will pay the gap.
  • Children must access school dental checks where available.
  • A course of dental treatment will need a dental plan and itemised quote approved by
    IBN in advance.
  • Dental plans that are not completed in a financial year cannot be rolled over.
Supporting documents
  • Program application form 3.2
  • Medicare Card
  • Supplier invoices or quotes showing payment details
  • If applicable:
  • Private Health insurance documents
  • Doctor’s prescription or referral
  • Copy of ambulance cover
  • Copy of travel or other insurance policy
Application Processing Time

Up to 10 working days once all the documents have been received by IBN.


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