Using the Child Development Account (CDA) for Dental Services

22 Oct 2020

Using the Child Development Account (CDA) for Dental Services

The Child Development Account (CDA) is a component of the Baby Bonus Scheme, an initiative designed to help lighten the financial load of caring for our children. It is a special savings account which can be used to pay for educational and healthcare expenses at Baby Bonus Approved Institutions.

Can the CDA be used to pay for dental visits?

Yes, The Dental Studio is a Baby Bonus Approved Institution and the CDA can be used for your child’s dental visits at any of our locations.

It is advisable to bring your child down for their first dental visit once they have some erupted teeth, normally around 1-year-old. The goal is to orientate your child to the dental setting and instil a positive dental attitude for both child and parent.

Can the CDA be used for the child’s siblings?

Yes, the CDA funds can also be utilised by the child’s (account holder’s) siblings. There is no age limit for the siblings, should they use the account.

What are some of the dental treatments your child can use CDA for?

The CDA can be used for any treatment your child requires. Common examples include:

  1. Chairside orientation
  2. Dental examination
  3. Polishing
  4. Fissure sealants
  5. Braces

What should I bring during the dental visit?

  • Identification for first visits (birth certificates or NRIC)
  • Baby Bonus NETS card

For more information about CDA, please visit

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Founded in 2007, The Dental Studio is located at both Paragon and OUE Downtown. Our team of specialists and general practitioners believe in providing every patient with the highest standards of clinical care.

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