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The American Association for Dental Research (AADR) is headquartered in Alexandria, Va., is a non-profit organization with more than 3,330 members in the United States.  Its mission is (1) to advance research and increase knowledge for the improvement of oral health; (2) to support and represent the oral health research community; and (3) to facilitate the communication and application of research findings. The AADR is the largest Division of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR). 

Whether you are a researcher, student or other individual interested in dental, oral and craniofacial research, the IADR/AADR welcomes you as a member. When you join, you will become a member of your local AADR Section, and your membership includes online access to the Journal of Dental Research (JDR). Use the links below for more information on how to join and what benefits are included with each membership category.

Learn more about AADR by watching the 2018 AADR Video.

Individual & Student Memberships

Designed for people who are actively engaging in research.

Benefits include:

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Access to publications such as Journal of Dental Research (JDR), JDR Clinical & Translational Research (JDR CTR) and Advances in Dental Research.

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Discounts on meeting registration.

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AADR strives to support National Institutes of Health (NIH) and NIDCR funding and other related federal agencies.

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An extensive and valuable professional network.

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Membership in IADR, AADR and an AADR Section.

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Membership in one Scientific Group or Network (three for students!)

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Access to meeting recordings in the IADR CE On Demand library.

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Award, competition and fellowship opportunities.

Learn more about individual member benefits

Become a Member

Printable Application for Individual Membership

Affiliate Membership

Designed for clinicians and practitioners who want to stay abreast of the latest research.

Benefits include:

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Access to publications such as Journal of Dental Research (JDR), JDR Clinical & Translational Research (JDR CTR) and Advances in Dental Research.

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Discounts on meeting registration.

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AADR strives to support National Institutes of Health (NIH) and NIDCR funding and other related federal agencies.

Member

An extensive and valuable professional network.

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Membership in IADR, AADR and an AADR Section.

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Access to meeting recordings in the IADR CE On Demand library.

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A membership certificate to proudly display in your office or university.


Learn more about affiliate member benefits

Become an Affiliate Member

Printable Application for Affiliate Membership


RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP

If you are a current or past IADR member, you can renew your membership for the current membership year to be sure to avoid a lapse in your member benefits. 

Login and Renew Your Membership

Through its work, AADR offers an invaluable service to dental schools, institutions, and corporations around the globe. Your membership will give you access to late-breaking studies that can help further your research programs. AADR provides its members with the latest news updates, research reports, educational programs and networking opportunities for the oral, dental and craniofacial research community. Learn about Institutional Membership or about Corporate Membership.