Research at ACTA

In general, research at the Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA) focuses on the physiology and pathology of the tissues in and around the oral cavity. In addition to infectious diseases such as caries and periodontitis, attention is paid to topics such as:

  • caries;
  • endodontal infections;
  • periodontal diseases;
  • protective functions of salival;
  • development, function and repair of hard tissues;
  • oral implants;
  • dental materials;
  • function and dysfunction of the jaw system;
  • diseases of the oral mucosa and salivary glands;
  • premalignant oral lesions;
  • social dentistry;
  • dental fear and pain

Research efforts in ACTA cover: