Concern of cost

Cost Concerns?

Unfortunately many patients don’t go to the dentist as much as they should because of cost and this leads to big problems. Putting things off never makes it better, and sadly the treatment for it just becomes more complicated, more invasive and more expensive.

Here is some information as to how we can assist reduce costs for you:

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    A range of payment options available. We offer MySmilePlan (link to their website), NAB direct debit, Ezidebit as well as the ability to set up direct transfer on a weekly or fortnightly basis to go towards your dental treatment. Each has advantages and disadvantages so please discuss with us as to what would be the best option for you.The best way to explore these options is to come in for a check-up so we can give you a quote, and then rank what needs to be done in order of urgency. Book for a check up now
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    Preferred providers – We are Bupa preferred providers as well as HCF and Westfund preventative providers (no gap for preventative dental). Read more below
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    No gap for DVA and CDBS (Children’s Dental Benefits Scheme) patients *conditions apply
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    10% off with a Seniors Card!
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    Working with your health fund – We can provide a quote from your health fund right in the clinic so you know the gap and can plan for it
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    We will always give you a quote before starting any work. Nothing is worse than a surprise bill.
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    We focus on quality and VALUE. This is the most important thing we offer. We will never be the cheapest or most expensive dentist, because we believe in quality and 'doing it once, doing it well". The worst thing is seeing patchy dental work that won't last.

The second worst is unnecessary treatment. We will provide all options and work together to find the one that suits you most. The most expensive care is not always the most suitable. We want you to feel comfortable in being open to us not only about what you can and can’t afford, but also what you really want. We will listen to you and try to work with you and your budget, your needs and your lifestyle.


Bupa Health fund

Our dental practice that is a part of Bupa’s Members First network. What does being Bupa’s preferred provider mean for you?

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    We use Bupa’s own item numbers and fees for all Bupa patients, which are often lower than private fees.
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    Using these gives you the absolute maximum rebate on each part of your dental procedure, meaning the smallest gap for you. It provides you with the certainty of up to 100% back and at least 60% back on most general and major dental services.
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    Gap free for your children up to the age of 25! If you have selected Extras cover, taken with hospital cover on a family membership, Bupa covers the cost of your kids' dental until they turn 25. This means you'll benefit from no out-of-pocket costs for your kids on dental services like check-ups, teeth cleaning, fillings, X-rays and more

* Subject to members level of extras cover, yearly limits, fund rules and waiting periods may apply. Yearly limits, fund rules and waiting periods apply. Child dependents only. Excludes orthodontics and hospital treatments.


HCF 'More for Teeth' and Westfund provider

Our dental practice that is a part of Bupa’s Members First network. What does being Bupa’s preferred provider mean for you?

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    Available to HCF and Westfund members with selected extras cover, it offers 100% back on a range of diagnostic and preventative services - (subject to annual limits).
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    One or two fully covered check-ups each year (depending on your level of cover)
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    Two fully covered mouthguards (subject to your available limits)

Child Dental Benefit Schedule

Medicare Australia has given many eligible families a $1000 Dental financial support which is called the Child Dental Benefit Schedule. At Marius St Family Dental, if you are eligible, all you need to do is bring your Medicare Card (and your child, of course) along*.

*a disclaimer needs to be signed should Medicare not pay.