Dental caries is one of the most common diseases in the world, with huge health costs still. The prevention of cavities, however, is a scientific success, as the clarification of causes has led to the implementation of effective precautionary measures, which have led to a significant reduction in caries in many countries. "The scientific society for caries research ORCA plays an important role in ensuring that children, young people and more and more adults have healthy teeth." Greifswald is pleased that our work in this area with the new responsibility is receiving a positive response. international recognition, "said Christian Splieth, delighted. Born in Bremen, he heads the Department of Preventive Dentistry and Pediatric Dentistry at the Greifswald University Medical Center.

The European Caries Research Organization (ORCA) is a scientific organization that promotes oral health through scientific research in the field of cariology. Kariology deals with diseases of the teeth as well as their prevention and treatment. Founded in 1953 as an international organization based in Amsterdam, the association has since brought together dentists from around the world.
More information about

Greifswald University Medical Center
Center for Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Head of Department of Preventive Dentistry and Pediatric Dentistry:
Teacher. Dr. Christian Splieth
Fleischmannstr. 42, 17475 Greifswald
T +49 3834 86-71 01 or 86-71 36

Head of the Communication and Marketing Department
Christian Arns
T +49 3834 86-52 28

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