Dental Care

Dental care is available in municipal health centres as well as in private health care clinics. If you are entitled to KELA benefits, Kela (The Social Insurance Institution) reimburses a part of the private dentist's fee. There are various private dental clinics in Joensuu, Kuopio and Savonlinna. To find the contact details, please search "hammaslääkärit" (dentists) in the Internet.

Contact details for municipal dental care in:

Joensuu:
- Making a normal appointment: call +358 (0)13 330 2411 Mon-Thu 8-15, Fri klo 8-14
- Urgent Dental Treatment at weekends and on public holidays (severe pain and accidents): For an appointment, please contact Siilainen dental care centre +358 050 301 1592 between 11:00-12:00. In serious dental accidents or infections you can also contact the General Emergency Unit (Tikkamäentie 16, Joensuu).

Kuopio:
- Making a normal appointment: call +358 (0)17 186 611, Mon-Thu 7:45-15:30, Fri 7:45-14:30
- Urgent Dental Treatment (severe pain and accidents): Mon-Fri 7:45- 14:00, tel. +358 (0)17 186 611,
At weekends and on public holidays from 08:00-09:00, +358 (0)17 186 020 / (0) 17 174 500. In serious dental accidents you can also contact the General Emergency Unit at the Kuopio University Hospital.

Savonlinna

- Emergency services are available Mon–Fri 8 a.m.–3 p.m at the Savonlinnan pääterveysasema (Savonlinna Main Health Centre), Pihlajavedentie 8, tel. +358 (0)15 527 7114. If you need urgent dental treatment after 3 p.m. or at weekends, call the dental clinic on +358 (0)15 527 7114 to find out where treatment can be obtained.