Dental Care

Opening hours of Vantaa health and social welfare service points during summer 2020

Dental care during the coronavirus epidemic

As of June 1, we will start to give a restricted number of non-urgent dental care services. Please note that because of the coronavirus situation, care times are longer than usual and we cannot carry out all measures at the time being.

We have ensured that it is safe to come for treatment. We will receive over-70-year-olds and other patients belonging to the risk groups at specific clinics and / or at different times.

Remember to come to the dental clinic by appointment and only when you are healthy. If you become ill after making an appointment, contact our customer service.

Instructions for Oral Health Care customers

Do not come to dental care, if

  • you have symptoms of a respiratory infection such as fever, sniffle, cough or
  • you have been in coronavirus quarantine or
  • you have been in close contact with a person infected with the coronavirus during the past two weeks or
  • you have returned from abroad during the past two weeks,

cancel your appointment. This way you help protect other patients and the staff from contracting the virus.

Urgent dental care

If your need for dental care is urgent, please first contact dental care first by telephone on tel. +358 (0)9 8393 5300 Mon-Thurs 7:30 AM-3:00 PM, Fri 7:30 AM-2:00 PM.

Urgent dental care

  • Tikkurilan terveysaseman hammashoitola, Kielotie 11, 01300 Vantaa

Unfinished, necessary dental care will continue—based on a dentist's estimate—in the following dental clinics

  • Länsimäen terveysaseman hammashoitola, Keilakuja 1, 01280 Vantaa
  • Myyrmäen terveysaseman hammashoitola, Jönsaksentie 4, 01600 Vantaa
  • Katriina hospital's dental clinic, Katriinankuja 4, 01760 Vantaa
  • Korson keskustan hammashoitola, Maakotkantie 10, 01450 Vantaa
  • Koivukylän terveysaseman hammashoitola, Karsikkokuja 15, 01360 Vantaa

People with a verified coronavirus infection; on-call dental care is provided at HUS Emergency Department, oral and maxillofacial unit.

You will receive more detailed instructions when you make the appointment.

Orthodontic treatment during the coronavirus epidemic

  • Continue to use your orthodontic device as instructed. If you have questions about the instructions, you can send your questions through Maisa.
  • If your orthodontic device breaks, or parts of it fall down, or if it feels painful in your mouth, call the appointment service, tel. 09 8393 5300
  • If you are using rubber bands and need more of them, contact us through Maisa or call the appointment service, tel. 09 8393 5300, so that we can mail you more rubber bands.
  • Changing / inquiring your appointment through the appointment service.

In non-urgent cases

We can offer non-urgent dental care only limitedly at the moment. If we cannot give non-urgent check or further care appointments, we will place healthy customers that have no necessary or half-urgent need for treatment in a queue.

We will invite counseling bureau and school-age patients to treatment in stages.

We will continue non-urgent orthodontic treatment with some restrictions in the following dental clinics

  • Leinikkitien hammashoitola, Leinikkitie 20 B, 01350 Vantaa
  • Myyrmäen terveysaseman hammashoitola, Jönsaksentie 4, 01600 Vantaa

Dental care appointment service, tel. 09 8393 5300, Mon-Thurs: 7:30-15:00 and Fri: 7:30-14:00.

If you leave a call-back request, we will call you back as soon as possible.

Canceling the appointment through the service or by text message, tel. 050 302 6485 (the message shall include your name, date of birth, and time of the appointment to be canceled).

Dental care appointments are given according to the urgency of the need for care

You can affect your oral health with your daily choices. Healthy lifestyle and good mouth hygiene have a great influence on oral health.