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Oral health care for students

  • Service
  • Helsinki
  • Public service

Students of upper comprehensive school, vocational institutions and universities of applied sciences are admitted for treatment based on urgency and the need for treatment.

Appointments at the dental clinic can be booked by calling 09 310 51400 (Mon–Thu 7–18, Fri 7–15), where the urgency of treatment is assessed.

Background information

Upper secondary school, vocational education and training institution, and university students have the right to oral healthcare services. The Finnish Student Health Services look after the oral health of university students. As students are regarded persons who have received a study place and who study full time in a programme that is at least two continuous months in duration.

No fee is charged for the oral and dental care of students aged under 18 at the health centre. Oral and dental checks for students aged 18 and over in student health care are usually free of charge, while a fee may be charged for other dentist’s services.

Students can access a dentist in student health care following the instructions issued by the educational institution and the municipality.

Basic information

The service is provided byCity of Helsinki
Responsible for the serviceCity of Helsinki
Area Helsinki
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: City of Helsinki
Updated: 10/28/2020