IADR provides a wealth of ways for you to further your career and interest in dental, oral and craniofacial research. Below find an overview of the many programs, publications and services available to IADR members. The Affiliate membership category is designed for clinicians and practitioners who want to stay abreast of the latest research.


IADR Community

Connect with your colleagues using the new IADR Community! The IADR Community is an online platform for you to connect, engage and learn with IADR members. The features on the IADR Community include discussions and resource sharing. You can communicate and connect on important topics with fellow members and all attachments posted to discussions are archived in a dedicated Resource Library.



Journal of Dental Research
The Journal of Dental Research (JDR), IADR’s flagship journal is a top-ranked, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed scientific journal dedicated to the dissemination of new knowledge and information on all sciences relevant to dentistry and to the oral cavity and associated structures in health and disease.

All IADR members get online access to the JDR and a discounted rate for a print subscription.

The JDR holds its highest 2-Year Impact Factor in the “Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine” category at 5.380. This is the first time the Journal’s Impact Factor has reached above 5 and marks a 13% increase from its 2016 Impact Factor. This news comes from the 2017 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2018).

JDR Clinical & Translational Research (JDR CTR)
The JDR Clinical & Translational Research  is a peer-reviewed, quarterly journal that is dedicated to publishing original research at the interface between discovery science and clinical application, with the translation of research into healthcare delivery systems at the individual patient, clinical practice and community levels.

Advances in Dental Research 
Advances in Dental Research, an e-supplement to the JDR, is a forum for detailed exploration and timely discussion of significant research developments in the sciences relevant to dentistry and to the chemistry, biology and function of the oral cavity in health and disease, including conference proceedings, workshops and symposia.

Global Research Update & Science Advocate

The Global Research Update is a monthly newsletter designed to provide timely news to our members throughout the world and the Science Advocate is an AADR-only monthly e-newsletter featuring AADR advocacy efforts, Members in the News and AADR events. Many Divisions and Sections also have additional newsletters and communications for members at the local level.


Discounted Meeting Registration

Members receive significant discounts on the IADR General Session & Exhibition registration. Attendees can present their research, network with colleagues from around the world and hear the latest in dental, oral and craniofacial research. Divisions and Sections also conduct meetings at the local level — view a calendar of upcoming programs.



Working together with the AADR Government Affairs Committee and Friends of National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research NIDCR (FNIDCR) patient advocates, AADR strives to support National Institutes of Health (NIH) and NIDCR funding and other related federal agencies. AADR members stay informed through Government Action Alerts at critical points in the legislative cycle. Members can contact elected officials about the latest issues that are important to the oral health research community through the online AADR Legislative Action Center and read the latest updates on the AADR Government Affairs & Science Policy Blog


Membership Directory

An IADR membership includes access to a searchable membership directory which contains contact information (name, email, address, telephone number and fax number) for all IADR members throughout the world.


Career Center

Use the IADR Career Center to connect yourself with new employment opportunities by posting a job or searching for one. This resource also connects Universities, Dental Schools, Institutions and Corporations with our specialized niche.


IADR CE On Demand

The IADR CE On Demand library houses recordings of cutting-edge presentations from past IADR meetings. By watching and completing a brief quiz on each event, individuals may receive ADA CERP credit.


Membership Certificate

Affiliate members will receive a membership certificate for display in their office or university.


25% Discount on Wiley Print Books

IADR members receive a 25 percent discount off most Wiley print books.