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Falk Schwendicke Named Associate Editor for the Journal of Dental Research

Alexandria, VA, USA – The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and American Association for Dental Research (AADR) are pleased to announce that Falk Schwendicke, Charite University, Berlin, Germany, has been selected the Discovery! Associate Editor of the IADR/AADR publication Journal of Dental Research starting January 1, 2019.

Schwendicke is the Deputy Head of the Department of Operative and Preventive Dentistry at the Charite University, Berlin, Germany, where he also serves as Associate Professor. His research interests include preventive dentistry, clinical decision-making, health economics, public health and epidemiology. Schwendicke’s research is well supported by German federal agencies including the German Research Foundation, he is active in the German Network for Evidence-based Medicine and serves as Vice President for the German Society for Oral Epidemiology and Health Services Research.

“Falk Schwendicke has been a dedicated member of JDR's Editorial Board for the past four years demonstrating his strong commitment to the journal's goals,” said JDR Editor-in-Chief William V. Giannobile. “With his expertise in research policy we look forward to his contribution to the Discovery! section of the JDR.”

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About the Journal of Dental Research
The IADR/AADR Journal of Dental Research is a multidisciplinary journal dedicated to the dissemination of new knowledge in all sciences relevant to dentistry and the oral cavity and associated structures in health and disease.

The JDR ranks #2 in Impact Factor of 91 journals in the “Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine” category at 5.380, ranks #2 of 91 in Article Influence with a score of 1.546 and continues to rank #1 of 91 journals in Eigenfactor with a score of 0.02095. The JDR’s 5-year Impact Factor has remained above 5 for the third year at 5.715 — ranking #2 of 91 journals. With over 19,000 citations, the JDR also boasts the most citations in the “Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine” category.

About the International Association for Dental Research

The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) is a nonprofit organization with over 11,400 individual members worldwide, dedicated to: (1) advancing research and increasing knowledge for the improvement of oral health worldwide, (2) supporting and representing the oral health research community, and (3) facilitating the communication and application of research findings. To learn more, visit The American Association for Dental Research (AADR) is the largest Division of IADR with 3,300 members in the United States. To learn more, visit


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