Institute Contact Information

Institute of Dentistry
BOX 41 (Mannerheimintie 172)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki
Tel. +358 294 1911
Fax. +358 2941 27202

Institute of Dentistry
Scientific Research laboratory
P.O.Box 63 (Haartmaninkatu 8)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki
Tel. +358 294 1911


Welcome to Institute of Dentistry

Kuva: Mauri Helenius

The Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, belongs to the Faculty of Medicine. The Institute is in charge of dental research and higher dental education, both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including continuing education.

Welcome to study dentistry !


The degree is divided into preclinical and clinical stages, the preclinical stage comprising two years at basic and biomedical studies common with medical students. At the three-year clinical stage, practical training makes up about one-third of the course load.

Multidisciplinary research

Photo: Ida Pimenoff

Institute of Dentistry conducts active, interdisciplinary research. The research topics ranged from epidemiological and public health issues to basic, applied and clinical research on oral and dental diseases.