Sleep Dentistry Prices
How Much Does Sleep Dentistry Cost in Melbourne?
At Healthy Smiles, the sleep dentistry or sedation dentistry prices often vary from one patient to another. We understand your financial concerns and assure you that our sleep dentist cost shall be within your budget. The Facility fee of $380.00 per hour then in increments of 15 minutes thereafter. This is charged by Sleep Dream Smile based on the length of my procedure and recovery time. Minimum of two hours will be charged – however the Facility Fee will be capped at a maximum of $1,250.00 if your procedure exceeds three hours. Short Procedure Facility Fee (procedures of 45 minutes or less clinical time) capped @ $550.00. This still varies depending upon the sedation you opt for the sleep dentistry. Here are the three categories that sleep dentist cost in Melbourne mostly splits into:
Dental procedure and treatment fees.
Fee for the Facility/ Theatre: The facility's cost is $380 in the first hour. The amount varies and depends upon the length of the dental procedure and the time required for recovery.
Fee for the Anaesthetics: The charge is approximately $1,280/hr and is claimable on Medicare. This shall be billed separately by your anaesthetist. The bill shall include costs for the time the anaesthetist spends while attending you, before and during the operation, during recovery after the process. Since the procedure is billed separately by the anaesthetist, you can claim a rebate for it through Medicare.
An approximate rebate you will get through Medicare and Safety Net (Minimum to Maximum)
An approximate expenditure you will have to make.
The Anaesthetist fee is $890/hr and is claimable on Medicare. Most patients receive between 30-80% back on Medicare, based on their safety net and hence it becomes extremely affordable to have dental treatment done under general anaesthesia.
For a complete understanding of costs and your options feel free to ring us on 98772035 or come in for a free consultation with one of our experienced dentists to understand all your options.