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IADR joins NCD Alliance to push for better inclusion of oral diseases on global NCD agenda

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Alexandria, Va., USA – The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) is pleased to announce its acceptance as a Full Member of the NCD Alliance, to better articulate the case for the inclusion of oral health in the fight against noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). IADR sought to join the NCD Alliance because oral diseases are one of the world’s most prevalent NCDs, resulting in considerable health and economic burdens to populations, and do share common risk factors (unhealthy diets high in free sugars, use of tobacco, and harmful consumption of alcohol) with the four main NCDs (cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease, cancer and diabetes). 

AADR Issues Statement on Passage of Labor-HHS FY 2019 Appropriations Bill

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The American Association for Dental Research today issued the following statement in response to Congress passing and President Trump signing into law the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) fiscal year 2019 appropriations bill:

The American Association for Dental Research (AADR) applauds Congress and the administration for ensuring that the fiscal year (FY) 2019 Labor-HHS spending bill was signed into law on time, thereby guaranteeing that public health and health research agencies have the funding they need to carry out their missions and fulfill their promise to the American people....

Bioengineered Tooth Replacement Opens Doors to New Therapies

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Alexandria, Va., USA – Tooth loss is a significant health issue currently affecting millions of people worldwide. While artificial dental implants are the existing standard tooth replacement therapy, they do not exhibit many properties of natural teeth and can be associated with complications leading to implant failure. Two articles published in the September 2018 issue of the Journal of Dental Research share recent advances in bioengineering teeth.

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