The core values of Apollonia are focus on members, scientific and ethical approach.
Apollonia supports oral health research in the form of research grants, travel grants and awards. It also sponsors national and international scientific congresses in Finland.
Apollonia sponsors a wide range of continuing education. The largest educational events are the annual Finnish Dental Congress and Exhibition and the international Apollonia Symposium.
Apollonia produces scientific articles and news bulletins and also disseminates information based on research results, which are published on this website, in the Finnish Dental Journal and on Terveysportti website.
Apollonia’s authority is used by the various member meetings. These meetings are the annual meeting in April, the election meeting in November or December and monthly meetings 6 times a year.
The board consists of the president, vice-president, secretary, appropriations supervisor, president of the committee of continuing education, the person responsible for publishing and four other full members as well as a student representative.
The various divisions act as links between dentists interested in different sectors of dentistry. Divisions organize seminars and lectures, publish and take initiatives and provide statements to Apollonia regarding questions in their own field. Membership in a division can be applied for with an informal written application from the board of Apollonia. The applicant must be a member of Apollonia.
Divisions of Apollonia:
- Division of Implantology
- Division of Public Health
- Division of Cariology and Endodontics
- Division of Pediatric Dentistry
- Division of Orthodontics
- Division of Periodontology
- Division of Prosthetic and Stomatognathic Physiology
- Division of Psychology
- Division of Oral Radiology
- Division of Oral Gerontology
- Division of Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology
- Division of Laser Dentistry
The divisions’ own websites can be found on the Finnish language page of Apollonia’s website.