Prof. Bob ten Cate PhD


TopicsRationale use of fluorides in caries prevention; Biofilms, a new approach to dental plaque

Availability Lecture, Chair, Moderator

Languages English, Dutch


Professor JM (‘Bob’) ten Cate Ph.D is Academy Professor with the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), Head of the Department of Oral Health Sciences at the Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA) and ProRector of the University of Amsterdam.
His research group in preventive dentistry (1983-present) focuses on caries prevention and oral infectious diseases, specifically the mode of action of fluorides and antimicrobials.
He has published over 300 full length papers. In the past he served as Dean of ACTA, President of the European Organization for Caries Research (ORCA), World President of International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and Editor-in-Chief of Caries Research.
For his research he received the ORCA-Rolex Prize (1986), Yngve Ericsson Prize for Prevention (2000), IADR Distinguished Scientist Award in Caries Research (2003), an Honorary doctorate University of Oslo (2010) and Award of Excellence EurFedConsDent (2011).

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