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Here at Albany Dental, our approach to dental care is one that is focused on providing excellent personal care and maintaining your overall wellbeing. The team at Albany Dental understand that seeking dental treatment can be a challenge and the added cost of treatment can become stressful at times.

To help make maintaining your oral health and overall wellbeing more affordable, we are happy to accept a wide variety of health funds. We also offer on-the-spot claiming facilities on site to simplify the process of claiming your dental expenses.

The following information aims to provide you with all of the details you need to know about how Albany Dental can help you and your family receive the treatment you need at a price that you can afford. To read information about a specific topic, you can jump to the following sections:

Bupa Members First
Other health funds
Other options
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Bupa Members First

Making dental care affordable

We are happy to be a Bupa Members First Practice. This allows us to offer our patients extra benefits for Bupa health fund members. Some of the great benefits include:

  • No Gap Kids Dental
  • Certainty in known out of pocket expenses for the majority of dental services
  • Additional benefits for many dental services
  • All Bupa Members First Practices are equipped with on-the-spot claiming facilities so you can instantly submit your claim electronically

In addition, you may be eligible to receive 60-100% back on general dental services, depending on your level of cover. Please do not hesitate to let our reception staff know if you have any queries about Bupa Members First benefits and the services you may require.

More information about Bupa health coverage and available plans is on their website: www.bupa.com.au

No Gap Kids Dental

Depending on your level of coverage, your children may be eligible for Gap Free Dental. This means that you will have no out of pocket expenses for your children’s general dental which includes teeth cleaning, check-ups, fillings, x-rays and more! Best of all, this coverage is valid until your child’s 25th birthday.

Gap Free Dental for kids is only available if you hold current Bupa hospital and extras coverage. Annual maximums, waiting periods, and other exclusions and waiting periods still apply.

To check your children’s eligibility and find out more information about Gap Free Dental for kids, visit Bupa online or get in touch with us today.

Known Out of Pocket Expenses

Visiting the dentist when you are unsure of how much your out of pocket expenses will be can be add additional stress to your visit. As a Bupa Members First practice, we are able to provide you with the certainty of knowing exactly what your out of pocket expenses will be for most dental treatments. Visit www.bupa.com.au to find out more details and to check your eligibility.

Additionally, since we can submit claims electronically through HICAPS, we can also provide convenient on-the-spot claiming.

Increased Benefits on Most Dental Services

As a Bupa Members First provider, we can offer those Bupa members with Extras Cover who visit our practice additional value on most dental services. As a Bupa member you can expect a generally higher set level of benefits offered, discounts on some services, up to 100% back and a minimum of 60% back on specified services.

This is subject to members’ level of extras cover and annual limits; waiting periods may also apply. Contact your Bupa representative for details.

Other Health Funds

Albany Dental accepts all health funds. We are a preferred provider for many different health funds, helping more of our patients get the treatments they need. For ALL health funds our NO GAP offer applies.

Just a few of the many health funds that the NO GAP offer applies to are:

  • HCF
  • nib
  • HIF
  • CUA
  • Navy Health
  • Defence Health
  • Medibank
  • Police Health
  • Ahm
  • Australian Unity
  • CBHS Health Fund
  • CDH Benefits
  • GMHBA
  • Grand United
  • HBF
  • Frank
  • Queensland Country Health
  • Railway and Transport Health
  • Teachers Health

Less Than $99 Out of Pocket, or $247 for Non-Health Fund Members* (valued at $589.50) includes a 120 minute* appointment:

  • Dentist Appointment up to 60 minutes*
  • Comprehensive examination
  • 2 x-rays including a full mouth x-ray — OPG (if required)
  • Treatment planning
  • Comprehensive Head and Neck Cancer Examination

Hygienist Appointment up to 60 minutes*

  • Professional clean and polish
  • Periodontal charting
  • Oral Hygiene Instruction
  • Fluoride treatment
  • Oral Cancer Screening using Velscope

Terms and conditions: Offer expires 1st January 2018. Voucher cannot be used with any other offer. Prices are subject to change. New Patients Only. Albany Dental is a Bupa Members First Practice and a members choice provider for HCF. Health fund rules, waiting periods and yearly limits apply. If no Health fund benefits available, $247.00 must be paid.

*Dentist appointment can take between 30-60 minutes depending on patients individual needs.

We also provide our patients with on-the-spot claiming facilities for most health funds to make the process of claiming your dental benefits as easy as possible. Contact your health fund provider directly for full terms and conditions and to check if you are eligible for on the spot claiming.

If you are a member of a health fund not listed above, please contact us to discuss your options.

Other options for making your dental care more affordable

We are strong proponents of making dental care readily available and achievable for all of our patients. As such, we offer a variety of options that can aide in making payments for your dental care easier and more manageable.

We also strive to become your lifelong partners in dental care. Because of this we offer a patient loyalty program and referral vouchers to help in reducing the cost of treatment. If you, a friend, or a family member are thinking about visiting our practice for the first time, we also have a New Patient Offer to make first visits more affordable. Click here to read about all of our special offers available to patients both existing and new.

We are proud supporters of the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS). CDBS is a government initiative providing $1,000 of free dental benefits to children aged 2 to 17 who meet the eligibility criteria. Click here to learn more about the program and what services are included.

If you would like to make use of a voucher or take advantage of one of our special offers please contact our practice beforehand to confirm full terms and conditions.

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At Albany Dental, we are focused on a long term, big picture, and whole person approach to dental care. As such, we endeavour to always help you understand which payment options are best for your individual needs. We are always here to help answer any questions you may have about the payment options available to you.

To find out more about our payment options and participating health funds, please contact us.

Members First Provider for:

  • BUPA Members First Provider
  • HCF

Albany Dental is now QIP accredited. For more information about what this means for you, click here.