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Table 5 The estimated costs for dental services provided under the CDBS against the type of dental service for Models A and B

From: A dental workforce strategy to make Australian public dental services more efficient

Type of dental service Model A (National 1:4) Model B (Victoria 2:3)
DH (A$) DT/OHT (A$) Dentist (A$) Subtotal (A$) OHT (A$) Dentist (A$) Subtotal (A$)
Diagnostics 3 411 108 6 784 314 59 861 769 70 057 191 20 249 553 45 437 891 65 687 444
Preventive 7 785 212 15 483 921 137 124 425 160 393 559 46 215 798 104 083 871 150 299 669
Periodontics 22 756 45 258 400 805 468 819 135 086 304 230 439 316
Oral surgery 0 4 172 480 42 320 870 46 493 349 11 635 674 31 574 730 43 210 404
Endodontics 0 223 659 7 938 492 8 162 151 623 710 7 362 463 7 986 174
Restorative services 0 22 474 406 199 046 958 221 521 364 62 673 728 141 164 565 203 838 293
Prosthodontics 0 0 692 152 692 152 0 692 152 692 152
General services 7 011 13 943 2 759 595 2 780 549 41 617 2 729 842 2 771 459
Total 11 226 086 49 197 981 450 145 066 510 569 133 141 575 166 333 349 744 474 924 910
  1. DH dental hygienist, DT dental therapist, OHT oral health therapist