Miscellaneous FAQs

Miscellaneous FAQs

How do I schedule an appointment for an initial exam?

If you would like to schedule an appointment with us, please click on “Request an Appointment.” You can fill out the form and submit it to our office. A scheduling coordinator will contact you to confirm this appointment. Otherwise, you can call the (Name of Dental Office) directly at (Phone Number). If you are calling after office hours, please leave a message and a scheduling coordinator will call you back to set up an appointment.

Who is the best dentist?

All of the dentists practising at Dentist A Brite Smile are fully qualified and registered with the National Dental Board, and are able to assist you with your general dental needs. Many have extensive experience in private practice with some having completed post graduate studies in specific areas of interest.

Do I have to pay if I have private health insurance?

Dentist A Brite Smile has relationships with all of the major health funds which allow private health insurance patients with extras or ancillary cover to gain benefits. Some private health insurance companies even offer ‘no-gap’ dental benefits. Dentist A Brite Smile recommends that patients check with their health funds as to what benefits they are entitled to prior to making an appointment.

Does Dentist A Brite Smile offer a payment plan?

Mediplan currently offer a payment plan option Dentist A Brite Smile. Brochures are available at your local Centre. Or for more details please visit www.mediplan.com.au

Does Dentist A Brite Smile accept Medicare Teen Dental Vouchers?  

The Medicare Teen Dental plan aims to assist families with the cost of annual preventive dental check-ups for teenagers between 12-17 years of age. In 2011 eligible teenagers will receive a $159.85 voucher which can be redeemed at any Dentist A Bright Smile practice. For more information visit www.medicare.gov.au

How much are the fees at Dentist A Brite Smile?

Dental services at Dentist A Brite Smile are provided by independent and employee Practitioners who determine their own fees based on the needs of each patient.

Is Dentist a Brite Smile a part of the Australian Government’s Chronic Disease Dental Plan (formerly Enhanced Primary Care Scheme)?

Many of the Dentists at Dentist A Brite Smile provide treatment under the Chronic Disease Dental Plan (formerly Enhanced Primary Care Scheme). The plan offers eligible patients living with chronic medical conditions and complex care needs dental treatment to the value of $4,250 (over two years). For more information visit www.medicare.gov.au