Dental care

Good oral health is important for well-being and quality of life. Dental care is something that everybody comes into contact with at some time in their lives.

Children and young people in Västernorrland have free dental care until the end of the year in which they turn 19.

All adults aged 20 and above have the right to dental care support, which is made up of two parts. One is a general dental care grant in the form of a credit at the Social Insurance office; the other part is a dental care grant which protects you against high costs.

Folktandvården (Public Dental Service)

The main assignment of the Public Dental Service is to contribute to life and health in Västernorrland, by promoting good dental care on equal terms for everybody.

The Public Dental Service does everything from the most common dental treatments to the most complicated specialist dental treatment, in collaboration with the medical care system.

The Public Dental Service has dental clinics all over Västernorrland County. Its facilities include 21 general dental clinics, a hospital dental clinic and specialist dental care in the areas of orthodontics, oral surgery, prosthodontics, periodontics, oral physiology and radiology. The Public Dental Service also has 2 dental laboratories. Visiting dental care is offered, in collaboration with the municipalities, to people who are not able to manage their daily oral hygiene themselves.

About 95% of all children and 50% of all adults in the county are patients at the Public Dental Service.

Find dental service in Västernorrland on website 1177 Vårdguiden

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