What do I need to know about IV Sedation, costs and claiming from Medicare

Perth Sleep Dentistry offer the most affordable dental sedation costs in Perth! We use experienced specialist medical anaesthetists, and have state-of-the-art monitoring and diagnostic equipment, so you are in safe hands!

What you need to know:

  • Medicare item numbers that will apply:
    • 17610: Pre-anaesthesia consultation by anaesthetist
    • 22900: Anaesthesia for extraction of teeth – or
    • 22905: Anaesthesia for restorative dental work
    • Plus the relevant item number corresponding to the time of the procedure (in the table below)
  • Medicare Benefits: The Medicare benefits detailed here are a guide only, please contact Medicare directly to confirm the benefit on each item number
  • Age limit: For IV Sedation this depends on the child, however around 10 or 11 is usually advisable. However with a general anaesthetic any age is appropriate
  • Full payment for the anaesthetic needs to be paid 7 days before surgery, or at the time of booking

What will it cost?

Our costs for IV Sedation itself is listed below

Cost of IV Sedation Perth
The medicare rebate is subject to change and can depend on your personal circumstance. The above is the maximum rebate

What do I need to know before surgery?

Before Surgery:

  • Stop eating and drinking 6 hours before the procedure
  • Stop drinking water 3 hours before the procedure
  • Take important medications with a small sip of water, unless advised otherwise

After Surgery:

  • You will need a responsible adult to take you home after the procedure. Your procedure will be cancelled if this is not arranged prior
  • You must not drive or operate heavy or dangerous equipment for 24 hours after the procedure
  • Ensure you take post-operative medications and follow instructions as described by the practitioners

What if I have any additional questions?

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Perth Sleep Dentistry

Call: 08 6118 2616


Map: 2 Mellar Ct, Midland WA 6056

Opening Hours:

Mon: 8am – 5pm

Tue: 8am – 7pm

Wed: 8am – 6pm

Thu: 8am – 5pm

Fri: 8am – 5pm

Sat: 8am – 1pm

Sun: Closed


(08) 6118 2616


2 Mellar Ct, Midland WA 6056 (map)