Orthodontics

Children and youths with tooth misalignments causing damage to their teeth or resulting in poor chewing are offered to have their teeth straightened – however, this is not the case if the problem is cosmetic.

 

Dental care for disabled children

If you have a disabled child, he/she is entitled to treatment at a clinic with specially trained personnel. The child may continue in the scheme even after he/she has turned 18.

Free dental care for children who are not registered as a resident in Copenhagen

Children under the age of 18 whose residence is not registered in the municipality of Copenhagen are entitled to free dental care if the following conditions are met:

  • Their residence is registered in another municipality in Denmark with whom the municipality of Copenhagen has a mutual agreement concerning dental care
  • They have a yellow health insurance card called ’Det særlige sundhedskort’
  • They live in an EU/EEA country and both their parents work in Denmark as cross-border workers
  • They are EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and need emergency dental care during their stay in Denmark 
  • They are citizens of countries outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland but live in a Nordic country (Sweden, Norway, Finland or Iceland) and need emergency dental care during their stay in Denmark
  • They are EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and have parents who work in Denmark for an embassy belonging to a country within the EU, EEA or Switzerland. A child without ‘Det særlige sundhedskort’ is only entitled to emergency dental care
  • They are EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and have parents who work for an international organisation in Denmark. A child without ‘Det særlige sundhedskort’ is only entitled to emergency dental care
  • They are citizens of countries outside the EU/EEA and have parents who work for a Nordic embassy in Denmark
  • They are citizens of countries outside the EU/EEA and have parents who are dispatched from a Nordic country in order to work for an international organisation in Denmark.