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To advance research and increase knowledge for the improvement of oral health.

  • Promote support for oral health research.
  • Enhance the quality and scope of oral health.
  • Promote the advancement of oral health and science.

To support and represent the oral health research community.

  • Facilitate professional development in the oral health research community.
  • Increase the Association's services, resources, and membership.
  • Represent the scientific community on issues related to oral health research.

To facilitate the communication and application of research findings.

  • Increase opportunities for scientific exchange.
  • Enhance science transfer to scientific/professional societies, educators, clinicians, and the public.


The purpose of the Code of Ethics is to provide a set of guiding principles to promote exemplary ethical standards in research and scholarship by investigators and AADR.

Read the AADR Code of Ethics


Read the full Constitution & Bylaws of the American Association for Dental Research.

View the AADR Constitution & Bylaws

AADR Promotional Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to provide you with the necessary materials for the promotion of IADR/AADR.

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