Dental surgery

What is 'Dental surgery' services?

Hospital treatment for surgery to the teeth and gums. For example: surgery to remove wisdom teeth, and dental implant surgery.

Which level of Hospital cover includes these services?

To find out which level of Hospital cover includes dental surgery, please refer to our Hospital Comparison Table.

What MBS item numbers are included in the dental surgery category?

Please refer to for MBS item numbers that are included in the 'dental surgery' services category.

Important, please note.
The MBS item numbers listed will attract benefits from HIF provided that:

(a) the MBS item number forms part of a hospital inpatient admission;

(b) the Member holds an eligible Hospital Cover product which includes the clinical category that the MBS item relates to;

(c) the Member has served the necessary waiting periods; and

(d) the Membership is financial at the date of service.

To search for more information on a  particular MBS item number, simply copy and paste the MBS item number into the Private Health website which will advise the clinical category of the MBS item number.

Also, please note. If the dentist/specialist uses three-digit dental item numbers, benefits for these dental services can be claimable if the member holds extras cover and waiting periods served.