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Oral healthcare from infancy to old age

Dental care provides basic and specialist dental care services for city residents based on individual care need. The operational capacity of the mouth and the teeth reflect the overall health of a person. Preventive dental care and early treatment support everyone in keeping their teeth healthy throughout their life. The following, among others, are involved in oral healthcare: daycare centres, schools, healthcare services, and services for the aged.

Oral healthcare appointments

Appointments can be made Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., by phone +358 14 266 0126

In non-urgent cases, please call after 12.00. Calling and queuing for the appointment number will cost a fee according to your local network or mobile phone subscription. You can also book a dental hygienist appointment through Hyvis (In Finnish)

If the appointment service is congested, you can leave a callback request

You can leave a callback request according to the instructions given during a call. You can leave a callback request online for dental clinic appointment. You can also leave a callback request to cancel a reception time in case of an urgent cancellation.

Appointments to the dental clinic in Säynätsalo

The dental clinic at Säynätsalo is part of Oma Lääkärisi-Stations. Read more about the Säynätsalo Dental Care Center.

SMS reminder

An SMS reminder is sent two days prior to the reserved reception time, from 9 am to 5 pm during weekdays. The reminder message contains a notification of the reserved time and place of reception. The message does not contain any personal information or information about the reservation. The SMS reminder is sent to the phone number stated in customer information. Reminders are sent automatically through the appointment system and cannot be answered. Any omission in sending the reminders does not mean that time is not reserved and it does not release the fee of un-cancelled visits. If you wish, you may decline the reminder messages by contacting the appointment number. There is no SMS reminder for rendering times.

Emergency treatment

Emergency treatment of oral healthcare services is available in cases of urgent cases of pain and accidents.

Urgent care is required in the following situations:

  • Sudden pain in the mouth area for which painkillers are ineffective
  • Bleeding in the mouth that cannot be stopped with ordinary measures
  • Strong swelling in the facial area together with difficulties in breathing or swallowing and high fever
  • Loss of a tooth due to an accident
  • New injury to teeth associated with problems in breathing, swallowing, eating or opening the mouth

Situations that do not require urgent care:

  • Minor pain in the mouth against which painkillers are helpful
  • Sensitive teeth
  • Breaking of a tooth or filling
  • Problems with dentures or removable dental braces

The urgency of treatment is assessed during the telephone call.

Emergency treatment on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Call number 116 117.  You will be informed of the location for emergency treatment when you make the appointment.

Emergency treatment at other times at weekdays after 4 p.m., at weekends and on public holidays from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m

Call number 116 117. If necessary, you will be directed for care to Kyllö health centre’s dental clinic, address Keskussairaalantie 20, Jyväskylä. Telephone consultations are available from 4 p.m. to 8 a.m. on weekdays and around the clock at weekends and on public holidays. In evenings after 4 p.m., the emergency service consists of on-call duty and the on-call dentist will be called in when necessary.

The on-duty private dentist's information is available on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. from the appointment booking service.

Emergency duty at the Finnish Student Health Service (YTHS)

A listing of contact information and addresses of different dental clinics in Jyväskylä.

Oral health care customer fees

Each visit is subject to a visitation free and treatment charges. Customers receive their invoices through postal services. Municipal care is not eligible for KELA compensation. Dental care is free for people under the age of 18. 

A visitation fee is always charged in addition to dental operations:

  • Dental hygienist 10,20 €
  • Dentist 13,10 €
  • Specialized dentist 19,20 €
  • Un-cancelled absence fee (from the age 15 and up) 50,80 €

Examples of operation fees:

  • Inspection or inquiry 8,40 - 18,90 €
  • Preventive treatment 8,40 €
  • X-ray 8,40 - 18,90 €
  • Anesthesia 8,40 €
  • Patching 18,90 - 54,90 €
  • Tooth removal 18,90 - 54,90 €
  • Surgical tooth removal 54,90 € - 77 €
  • Removal of dental calculus 8,40 € - 77 €

Other expenses in the invoice include procedures such as anesthesia, X-ray and stitch removal for example. You can request to receive a breakdown of the invoice during your appointment.


There is an additional charge for payment reminders. Oral health care fees are eligible for debt collection. If you want to change the invoice due date, please call +358 14 266 0130. In relation to other invoicing troubles, please call the appointment number.