President of ORCA,
Andreas Schulte


The European Organisation for Caries Research or ORCA in acronym is a scientific organisation which promotes oral health through scientific research in the field of Cariology. In 1953, ORCA was founded as an international organisation based in Europe and since then it has been brought together dental professionals from all around the world.

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Current ORCA related news

January 2013

The abstract submission system for the 61st ORCA Congress in Greifswald,
Germany, 2-5 July, 2014 is now closed.

December 2013
ORCA Caries Research Course and International Caries Symposium in Colombia

ORCA is pleased to inform its membership about the Caries Research Course and International Caries Symposium held  in Colombia on November 30th and December 2nd-3rd , 2013.(Read more)

August 2013

The 2013 Yngve Ericsson Prize for Research in Preventive Odontology awarded
jointly to Professor Vibeke Bælum and Professor Bente Nyvad. (Read more)


August 2013

In 2013 Tobias Winterfeld,Justus-Liebig University of Giessen, Germany won
the ORCA Junior Scientist's Award for his poster on “ Consistency of
Toothbrushing Habits: A Pilot Video Study”. (Read more)

July 2013
Election for vice-president in 2013

We are pleased to announce that Vita Machiulskiene from Lithuania was elected Orca vice-president in 2013. Vita Machiulskiene will become the ORCA president in 2015. Congratulations!

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