Dental Network

We want to keep you smiling 

We’ve joined forces with smile.com.au to deliver better value dental cover for our members. The smile.com.au network of dentists gives members access to dental care at reduced fees. 

If you have extras cover with us you can access our dental network. You will save a guaranteed minimum of 15% off the usual dental fee for all treatments performed by any network dentist throughout Australia.

 

Preventive dental service If the network dentist usually charges these rates

As a Defence Health

Smile.com.au logo, Defence Health's dental network partner

member you'll pay no more than these rates

Benefit for Defence Health members with
extras Premier, Value, Top Extras or ADF Total Package
Oral Exam - Comprehensive (011) $65 $55 100%
Calculus Removal (114) $118 $100 100%
Topical Remineralising (121) $40 $34 100%
Total Cost $223 $189  

If you have our Premier, Value or Top Extras or the ADF Total Package you also receive no-gap cover on preventive dental treatments like your annual scale & clean at any participating Smile dentist. Remember some preventive treatments are limited in the number of times they can be claimed in a year. 

And if you do exceed your limits you’ll still benefit from the reduced fees offered by our network dentists. 

With a national network of more than 1,400 dentists across Australia, we’ve got you covered. 

 

A young boy receives dental treatment. Get 15% off dental treatments at Defence Health network dentists.
Find your network dentist

 

Claiming at a network dentist is easy 

All you need to do to claim is swipe your Defence Health member card at any network dentist. 

If the dentist doesn’t have a HICAPS machine, you can 

To be sure you are charged the correct fee, show the dentist your Defence Health member card. 

When you are claiming through Defence Health, make sure you’ve served all waiting periods before visiting the dentist. 

You can still use your choice of dentist 

Using a dentist of your choice still means you receive your regular Defence Health benefits; our existing benefit structure remains for non-network providers. 

If you do use our dental network, you will benefit by combining lower dental charges with your extras cover. It’s just another way we are bringing better value to you and your family.

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