President of ORCA,
Joana Carvalho, Belgium


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

Novemer 2017
The website for the ORCA 2018 congress is now online.
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June 2017

This year, at the ORCA opening ceremony, Prof. Anne Aamdal Scheie will
give the keynote lecture: "To be or not to be - in a biofilm"

June 2017

Dear ORCA member, the abstracts to be presented at the next ORCA meeting in Oslo have been published online in Caries Research. Please visit


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