Dental care is regarded as urgent if you need treatment to keep the problem from developing into an emergency. The dentist will decide whether the dental treatment you need is urgent.
If you come from another country and are seeking dental care in Sweden, you can read more here.
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How do I seek dental care?
Seek treatment at a dental clinic if you or a member of your family has a toothache.
LMA card if you are an asylum seeker
When you seek asylum, you will receive a special card from the Swedish Migration Agency (Migrationsverket). This is called an LMA card. You must present the card when you seek dental care.
Children also receive an LMA card when they seek asylum.
What should I do if I come from Ukraine?
Register with the Swedish Migration Agency if you are a refugee from Ukraine. You will then get the same dental care as people seeking asylum.
Present your UT card when you seek dental care
You will receive a special card when you register with the Swedish Migration Agency. This is called a UT card. You must present the card when you seek dental care. This applies to both adults and children.
If you are not registered with the Swedish Migration Agency
If you are not registered with the Swedish Migration Agency, you can receive emergency dental care, but will have to pay for it yourself.
How much does dental care cost?
For children under the age of 18, dental care is free of charge. Almost all examinations and treatments are covered.
Adults pay for dental care
If you are aged 18 or older, you pay a small fee for dental care that is deemed urgent.
Allowance from the Swedish Migration Agency
You can apply for an allowance from the Swedish Migration Agency for medical, dental and prescription medicine expenses. The allowance covers costs that exceed a set amount within a six-month period.