Finnish Doctoral Programme in Oral Sciences

Finnish Doctoral Program in Oral Sciences (FINDOS) represents all different fields of Oral Sciences and brings together preclinical and clinical researchers to encourage the exchange of knowledge and ideas, and improve the possibilities for translational Dental research. Doctoral candidates have their background in dentistry, medicine or another related field (e.g. biochemistry, biology, biomaterials science), with a common interest in Oral Sciences.

FINDOS-Turku is a part of a national Doctoral training network FINDOS. FINDOS provides systematic, well supervised and high-standard doctoral training in the field of Oral Sciences. It collaborates actively with the Swedish National Clinical Research School in Dental Medicine as well as with other national and international partners.

Research themes

  • Research in Biomaterials: Biomaterials science, Prosthetic Dentistry, Cariology and Restorative Dentistry
  • Research in Infectious Diseases of the Oral Cavity: HPV Research, Periodontology, Probiotics
  • Social Dentistry: Dental anxiety and fear, Oral health promotion in schools
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Development and Orthodontics, Stomatognathic Physiology



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“Having access to top class research infrastructure, being supervised by world-renowned researchers, in addition to constant encouragement and financial support sounds like a perfect scenario for someone's process of becoming a researcher. That is exactly what I got from The Finnish Doctoral Program in Oral Sciences–FINDOS”.

Leila Perea Mosquera, DDS, PhD

20014 Turun yliopisto, Finland
Tel. +358 29 450 5000

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