Victorian Emergency Dental Scheme (VEDS), Victorian General Dental Scheme (VGDS) and Latrobe Health Assembly (LHA) dental vouchers are issued by Community Dental Agencies eg. Latrobe Community Health Services to eligible patients. At Valley Gentle Dental, we fully support VEDS, VGDS and LHA schemes and you can rest assured that you will be well looked after by our dentists.
If you have been issued with a VEDS, VGDS or LHA dental voucher, ring us on 03-51748338 to book for your dental appointment. We will attempt to have you seen by as soon as possible.
VEDS, VGDS and LHA vouchers can be issued to the following :
1. All children between age of 0-12.
2. Young people aged 13 – 17 years who are health care or pensioner concession
3. All children and young people up to 18 years of age in residential care
provided by the Children Youth & Families division of the Department of
4. People aged 18 years and over, who are health care or pensioner concession card
holders or dependants of concession card holders
5. All asylum seekers and refugees
There is a copayment of $29.50 as indicated on your VEDS voucher. There is a maximum copayment of $118 as indicated on your VGDS voucher.
Your voucher does have an expiry date. Please refer to your voucher to find out. We encourage you to use your dental voucher as soon as possible.
Treatment covered by VEDS, VGDS, LHA vouchers include basic dental treatment eg. diagnostic xrays, fillings, extractions, root canals, treatment of gum disease, adjustment of dentures and recementing of crowns and bridges etc.
If you have any other questions regarding VEDS, VGDS or LHA vouchers, please feel free to ring our friendly receptionist on 03-51748338. We will be more than happy to answer your enquiries.