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There are a wide variety of dental services available to
children in the state of Victoria. Whilst the following
information principally concerns the public clinics, it is
important to remember that any private dental practitioner can and
should be able to see young patients. If they themselves do
not feel able to help, they should be able to recommend a "child
friendly" dentist in your locality. It is important for all
children to see a dentist reasonably regularly in order to prevent
To be eligible for some of the services listed below, a
concession card must be held by the child or the parents.
The cards are the Pensioner Concession Card, Health Care
Card and the Health Benefits Card.