Reimbursements for dentists’ fees: Number of recipients



Illness / Reimbursement of medical expenses

Data content

The insured person receives reimbursement from the National Health Insurance scheme for part of the fees charged by dentists in private practice for oral and dental examinations and treatments provided.

The statistics on dentists' fees reimbursed from the National Health Insurance scheme include

Variables and classifications

Statistical reference period

Annual data available from 2006.

Updating frequency

Annually updated in January.

Data source

Kela – The Social Insurance Institution of Finland. Statistical registers (total material) produced from the benefits system for reimbursements of medical expenses.

Additional information

Additional information on reimbursements for medical expenses is available at under Our Services » Sickness » Medicine expenses and at the same address under About Kela » Statistics » Statistics by topic » Reimbursements for medical expenses.

Contact information

Kela, Section for Analytics and Statistics