Institute of Dentistry

The Institute of Dentistry gives education in undergraduate and postgraduate (specialist and PhD) programmes in line with international standards and modern teaching technologies. 

Our aim is to educate skillful dentists and top class researchers. Dentists and scientists graduated from the Institute of Dentistry are highly respected worldwide. 

The Institute of Dentistry at the University of Turku has been ranked the 24th best in the world in the latest subject-specific Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). Only three other European universities made the top 20 in Dentistry & Oral Sciences, all the other places went to universities from the United States.

Research Laboratories

Dentalia Research Laboratory

Laboratory Manager, Adjunct Professor, PhD  Vuokko Loimaranta
Senior Laboratory Technician  Oona Hällfors
Senior Laboratory Technician  Tatjana Peskova
Senior Laboratory Technician  Katja Sampalahti
Senior Laboratory Technician Mariia Valkama
Instrument Technician Aija Koivusaari

TCBC Laboratory (Turku Clinical Biomaterials Centre)

Laboratory Manager, DDS Lippo Lassila
University Teacher (part-time), DDS, PhD Leila Perea-Lowery
University Teacher (part-time), DDS, PhD, ht Jasmina Bijelic-Donova
Senior Laboratory Technician Genevieve Alfont
Senior Laboratory Technician Päivi Haaranen
Senior Laboratory Technician Anna Kostiander