19 Broughton St Kirribilli
NSW 2061
19 Broughton St Kirribilli
NSW 2061
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DVA Gold Card Holders and Dental Treatment at KB Village Dental

KB Village Dental in North Sydney is proud to offer dedicated dental services to our heroic servicemen and women from the Army, Navy, and Air Force. With immense honour and a committed approach, we offer a range of dental treatments with zero out-of-pocket expenses to all DVA Gold Card holders, ensuring they receive the crucial care necessary for optimal oral health.

The Veteran Gold Card gives access to essential healthcare and dental benefits, ranging from basic check-ups to comprehensive dental procedures. Keep reading to discover the benefits, services, and exceptional care available at KB Village Dental for our local DVA Gold Card holder community, supporting their dental well-being.

DVA Gold Card for Veterans

What is the DVA Gold Card?

The DVA Gold Card, also known as the Veteran Gold Card, is a valuable source of comprehensive healthcare coverage issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) in Australia. This card grants access to essential and clinically required treatments across a wide range of medical conditions.

This card ensures that our veterans and their families receive the care, attention, and recognition necessary for a healthy life.


Importance of Dental Health for Veterans

Veterans, having valiantly served our country, deserve a life marked by health and happiness. Maintaining good dental health is especially significant for these esteemed veterans, as it’s intricately linked to one’s overall well-being, self-esteem, and quality of life. Proper oral care plays a vital role in preventing various health complications, such as gum disease, tooth loss, and oral infections.

By taking advantage of the dental benefits offered through the DVA Gold Card, veterans can ensure that they remain as healthy as possible, thus guarding against various oral diseases. Access to regular check-ups and preventative treatments means that potential issues can be identified and addressed early, preventing more significant problems down the line.

Oral health is not just about a bright smile; it’s about safeguarding our body against harmful bacteria and infections that can affect our overall health. At KB Village Dental, we are committed to supporting our veterans in maintaining robust dental health, enabling them to lead a fuller, more enjoyable life. Remember, a healthy mouth is a gateway to a healthy body and a happier life.


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Who is Eligible for the DVA Gold Card?

To be eligible for a DVA Gold Card, individuals must meet specific criteria, including:

1. Australian Veterans:

This category covers veterans aged 70 or older with qualifying service histories, including participation in notable events like the British Commonwealth Occupation Force or the British Nuclear Test program in Australia and ex-prisoners of war.

2. Disability Compensation Recipients:

If you receive a Disability Compensation Payment at 100% of the general rate or higher, have specific disabilities, or receive a Service Pension, you may be eligible.

3. Service Pension Recipients:

Veterans receiving a Service Pension and meeting specific criteria, including income and asset limits, may qualify for the DVA Gold Card.

4. Impacted Veterans:

Veterans with permanent impairments from service-related injuries or conditions may also be eligible for the card. This includes reservists and cadets.

5. Commonwealth and Allied Veterans:

This category includes veterans and mariners who served in the Second World War, as well as certain operational areas post-World War II.

6. Australian Civilians:

Australian civilians with specific service qualifications are also eligible, such as Australian Mariner veterans and Australian civilian British Nuclear Test participants.

7. Dependents of Veterans:

Certain dependants of eligible veterans can receive the DVA Gold Card.


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What Dental Treatment is Covered?

The DVA Gold Card covers a wide range of clinically required medical treatments in Australia, including dental care. Dental services covered under the card include:

  • Routine check-ups and cleaning: Regular maintenance for optimal oral health.
  • Preventative dental treatments: Proactive measures to guard against potential dental issues.
  • Periodontal treatments: Specialised care focusing on gum disease and related conditions.
  • Emergency dental treatments: Immediate and compassionate care during dental emergencies.
  • Fillings and crowns: Essential restorative services, up to two per calendar year.
  • Dental implants: Replacement of lost teeth every 2 years (if the tooth or teeth have been lost within the past 3 years).
  • Dentures: Support and high-quality solutions for missing teeth.

While most dental treatments are fully covered, please note that certain high-cost dental items may have minimal out-of-pocket expenses. Additionally, when purchasing specific prescription items related to dental care, a co-payment of $7.30 may apply until you reach your Safety Net Threshold for the calendar year.


How to Use Your DVA Gold Card

When visiting KB Village Dental or any participating healthcare provider, it’s crucial that you inform them of your status as a DVA Gold Card holder. Our team will then verify your eligibility and process your treatment accordingly. This process allows you to focus on your health and well-being while we manage the details of your treatment.


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Committed to Exceptional Care for DVA Gold Card Holders

KB Village Dental is committed to delivering exceptional dental services to DVA Gold Card holders in North Sydney. Upholding the highest standards, we prioritise the health and well-being of our veterans and their eligible dependents, ensuring seamless access to healthcare benefits and services. Our team handles all of the necessary paperwork, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free experience for our Gold Card patients.

For DVA Gold Card holders seeking comprehensive, empathetic dental care, we invite you to schedule an appointment with us. Simply mention that you are a DVA Gold Card holder, and we will handle the rest, ensuring you receive the quality dental treatment you deserve. From the entire team at KB Village Dental, we thank you for your service, and we look forward to serving you and contributing to your health and wellness.

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