Dental Hygiene Services

In the Dental Hygiene services of HyMy Village, you will be met expertly and without haste by the Dental Hygiene students of Metropolia University of Applied Sciences. Our staff, who are health care professionals, are responsible for the services.

Private Dental Hygiene services

Dental Hygiene student plans teeth whitening with the client.

We offer private Dental Hygiene services and you can book for these directly from our customer service without a referral.

Please note this when booking:

  • if you have asthma or other similar respiratory illness, we are unfortunately unable to do a powder cleansing.
  • treatments performed by students are not covered by the coil allowance.
  • please allow free time for bleaching evaluation for bleaching first. You can also combine the bleaching assessment with other treatment visits, so be sure to mention this when booking.
  • please get the dental jewelry yourself and bring it with you to attach the dental jewelry.

Price List

Price list of dental hygiene services - Students and pensioners receive a 20% discount.
Purpose of AppointmentDurationPrice-20%
Health counseling and self-care guidance60 min30 €24 €
Stain removal60 min30 €24 €
Calculus removal (includes a brief oral health examination)90 min70 €56 €
Surface anesthesia during calculus removal-5 €-
Infiltration anesthesia during calculus removal-10 €-
Bleaching assessment30 minFree of Charge-
Calculus removal and blancone® click quick whitening/teeth brightening90 min100 €80 €
Blancone® click quick whitening/teeth brightening45min50 €40 €
Light bleaching (hydrogen peroxide 60min, blancone touch 90min)60-90 min120 €96 €
High intensity bleaching120 min180 €144 €
Dental jewelry crystal-20 €16 €
Dental jewelry attachment30 min20 €16 €

Helsinki City Dental Hygiene services

Dental Hygienist student advises on oral self-care.We treat patients of all ages referred by the Dental Healthcare of Helsinki City. You will need a referral from your own dentist.

Once you have received the referral from the Dental Healthcare of Helsinki City, we receive the electric referral and the dental hygiene student will call you to make an appointment for your first visit.

  • On your first visit, we will perform a comprehensive oral examination for you, which will include a cariological and periodontal (connective tissue) examination. The supervising teacher, who is health care professional, goes through the possible findings together with the oral hygiene student.
  • Our staff, who are health care professionals, are responsible for the services.
  • During the visit, you will receive instructions and, if necessary, advice on oral self-care.
  • We will work with you on a symptomatic treatment plan and agree on any follow-up visits.
  • During your follow-up visits, we will take the necessary action.

The treatment is free of charge for those living in Helsinki.

Dental healthcare for children and adolescents

  • Dental health examinations
  • Personal oral health plan
  • Health guidance; eg oral cleaning, nutritional advice, advice on the use of fluoride preparations and xylitol
  • Stopping of incoming dental diseases, referring to corrective dental care

Dental healthcare for adults and the elderly

  • Dental health examinations
  • Personal oral health plan
  • Health guidance; eg health discussion on the interrelationship between dental health and general health, oral cleaning education, nutrition counseling, counseling on the use of fluoride preparations and xylitol, treatment of dentures
  • Prevention and treatment of gingival and connective tissue diseases; removal of bacterial plaque / tartar and stains, etc.
  • Treatment of dry mouth and bad breath
  • The treatment of connective tissue diseases in a patient in need of demanding care is carried out in collaboration between an oral hygiene student and a dental student from the University of Helsinki.

What does the Dental Hygienist do?

The core job of an Dental Hygienist is to promote the dental health of people in different ages and cultures, to map the state of dental health, and to prevent, treat and rehabilitate infectious diseases of the mouth. The expertise of an Dental Hygienist also includes local management, entrepreneurship and national and international cooperation.

For your benefit

At HyMy Village, our main goal is to provide quality wellbeing and health services without haste and taking into account your individual situation.

Good to know

  • In HyMy-Village you are a client in a learning situation where our students practice, under the supervision of teachers, in addition to their professional skills, e.g. people-centered interaction with clients.
  • The research and rehabilitation plan made for you by our students is always checked and approved by the supervising teachers.
  • During your visit, in addition to the corresponding student, his or her student colleagues may be involved in observing the situation.
  • If you look younger than 13 years old, we will check your age, as under the age of 13 requires parental consent to participate in the activity.

Your feedback is important to us

Our goal is to provide you expert, flexible and personalized service without haste. Your feedback is important to us for the development of our operations and services. Please, give us feedback on the e-form.

Social and Patient Ombudsperson

The City of Helsinki organises the Social and Patient Ombudspersons' services for public and private health and social services.

Social and Patient Ombudsperson:

  • Advises and guides in matters related to the application of the Act on the Status and Rights of Social Welfare Clients, the Act on the Status and Rights of Patient and the Act on Early Childhood Education and Care.
  • Advises and, if necessary, assists the client, patient, or their legal representative in filing an objection.
  • Advises on the proper procedures and authorities for raising objections, filing complaints, handling patient injury matters, and claiming for damages, among other matters related to the patient's and client's legal rights in healthcare, social welfare, or early childhood education services.
  • Informs about the rights of clients and patients.
  • Gathers information about the contacts made by clients and patients and monitors the development of the rights and status of clients and patients.
  • Promotes the rights of clients and patients in other ways.

You find more information here.


Metropolia has a health insurance for patient injuries covered by the Patient Injury Act. Metropolia also has a general liability insurance for damages taking place in education. The terms and conditions of the liability insurance can be seen in HyMy Village.