Payment Plans and Options

At Smile Design Dental, we prioritise making dental care accessible and affordable for all our patients.

Payment Plans and Options

At Smile Design Dental, we prioritise making dental care accessible and affordable for all our patients. To help you manage the cost of your treatments, we offer several flexible payment options, including Zip, Afterpay, Dental Vouchers and Subsidies (DVS), and the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS). Here’s more information on each option:


Zip provides a simple and flexible way to pay for your dental treatments over time.

  • Flexible Repayments: Choose from weekly, fortnightly, or monthly payment plans that fit your budget.
  • Interest-Free Period: Enjoy an interest-free period, making it easier to manage your payments without additional costs.
  • Easy Application Process: Sign up online within minutes and get instant approval. Once approved, you can start using Zip for your dental treatments immediately.
  • Transparency: No hidden fees. You’ll know exactly what you’re paying and when.


Afterpay allows you to break down your dental treatment costs into four equal instalments, paid every two weeks.

  • No Interest or Fees: As long as you make your payments on time, you won’t incur any interest or additional fees.
  • Instant Approval: Apply online or through the Afterpay app and receive instant approval.
  • Manageable Payments: Spread the cost of your treatments over six weeks, making it easier to budget and pay for your dental care.
  • Convenient and User-Friendly: Afterpay integrates seamlessly into your lifestyle, offering a user-friendly app to manage your payments.

Dental Vouchers and Subsidies (DVS)

Our Dental Vouchers and Subsidies (DVS) program is designed to assist patients who require financial help to access essential dental services.

  • Eligibility Assessment: Our staff will help determine your eligibility for dental vouchers or subsidies.
  • Significant Savings: Eligible patients can receive substantial discounts on a range of dental treatments.
  • Accessible Care: The program covers essential services such as check-ups, cleanings, fillings, extractions, and more.
  • Comprehensive Support: We provide support throughout the application process to ensure you get the help you need.

Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS)

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) is a government initiative providing financial support for basic dental services for children aged 2 to 17.

  • Up to $1,000 Benefit: Eligible children can access up to $1,000 for basic dental services over two calendar years.
  • Bulk Billing Available: We offer bulk billing for all eligible CDBS services, so you won’t have any out-of-pocket costs.
  • Range of Services: The CDBS covers essential dental treatments, including examinations, x-rays, cleaning, fissure sealing, fillings, root canals, and extractions.
  • Easy Access: Our team will help you determine if your child is eligible and assist with the necessary paperwork.

How to Apply for Payment Plans

Applying for our payment plans is straightforward and designed to be as hassle-free as possible:

  • Consultation: Discuss your financial needs and treatment plan with our friendly staff during your initial consultation.
  • Choose a Payment Option: Based on your discussion, select the payment plan that best suit your financial situation.
  • Simple Application Process: Fill out the necessary forms, either online or in-person, with the assistance of our staff.
  • Instant Approval: For options like Zip and Afterpay, receive instant approval and proceed with your treatment without delay.
  • Start Your Treatment: Once approved, you can begin your dental treatment immediately, enjoying peace of mind knowing your payments are managed.

Contact Us

For more detailed information about our payment plans and to see which option is right for you, please contact our reception team at Smile Design Dental. We are here to help you navigate your financial options and ensure you receive the best possible care without financial stress.
Book your appointment today and experience the flexibility and convenience of our payment plans!

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