Dentistry in Sweden

Sweden is a country in the northern part of Europe with a population of about 9,6 million people (2014).

Approximately 95% of children and adolescents have contact with dental care over a two year period.

All dental care for children and adolescents is free of charge at least up to the age of 19.

In order to practise as a dentist in Sweden, a qualified dentist must have a licence awarded by the National Board of Health and Welfare unit for Qualification and Education. This body keeps a register of dentists.

Learn more about dentistry in Sweden in this broschure, produced by CED, the Council of European Dentists (pdf).