Information

The Finnish Federation of Oral Health Care Professionals

The members of the union are dental hygienists ca 1800, dental assistants and practical nurses (dental and oral health care) together ca 4600 and students of oral health care.

The members of the union are also oral health care personnel in the position of leadership and some including teachers.

The Finnish Federation of Oral Health Care Professionals is one of Tehy’s co-operation members.

Looking after professional and educational interests

The Finnish Federation of Oral Health Care Professionals aims at increasing co-operation between educated dental assistants and dental hygienists and at improving their professional value.

The Federation is a co-operation member and an advocate of Suomen Hammashoitajaliitto ry (dental assistants) and Suuhygienistiliitto STAL ry (dental hygienists).

If you are a member of both The Finnish Federation of Oral Health Care Professionals and Tehy, your economic and professional interests are safeguarded.

Other interests

Tehy takes care of all issues concerning salaries and employment contracts.

If you are a Tehy member, please contact www.tehy.fi and you’ll find the addresses of the local agencies.

Terveydenhuoltoalan työttömyyskassa (health care professionals’ unemployment benefit fund) deals with the unemployment benefit system.

In case you have questions concerning the unemployment benefit system, please contact tyottomyyskassa@tehy.fi