Patients with certain illnesses are also entitled to the new dental care subsidy from Landstinget (the County Council).
The new dental care subsidy from Landstinget is for anyone with one of the eleven diseases covered. With this dental care subsidy, you pay the same fee as for a visit to the doctor. To be eligible for the dental care subsidy, you need a special certificate, an F card, that you must show your dentist.
You pay the same fee as for a visit to the doctor with the dental care subsidy, and the appointment is covered by Landstinget’s high-cost healthcare protection.
The dental care subsidy includes basic dental care; this covers all dental treatment except major interventions such as crowns, porcelain inserts, bridges and implants.
You are entitled to the dental care subsidy if you have been diagnosed with any of the following:
- A severe intellectual impairment
- Parkinson’ s disease
- Multiple sclerosis, MS
- Cerebral palsy
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
- Scleroderma (a rare rheumatic condition)
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, ALS
- An orofacial disability
- Symptoms that persist six months following a stroke
- A rare diagnosis