Who We Are

About IADR

The International Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (IADR) is a nonprofit organization with a mission to drive dental, oral, and craniofacial research for health and well-being worldwide. IADR represents the individual scientists, clinician-scientists, dental professionals, and students based in academic, government, non-profit and private-sector institutions who share our mission.

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Making a difference

Commitment to the industry


Drive dental, oral, and craniofacial research for health and well-being worldwide.


Oral health for the world through discovery and dissemination.

Core Values Statement

Scientific Excellence: IADR values science conducted at the highest possible levels of rigor, innovation and ethics, across disciplines, from discovery science to clinical implementation to global population health.

Social Responsibility: IADR values the pursuit of science to improve health and well-being for all people, to reduce health inequalities and inequities, and proactively takes actions and positions to improve health.

Scientific Community: IADR values a diverse and inclusive scientific workforce, promotes work-life balance, and supports educational activities and mentoring networks to develop the next generation of scientists

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Resources to explore

Celebrating a century of pioneering research

Explore 100 years of inspiring IADR history and the groundbreaking research that will shape the next century. We celebrate a century of historic developments and scientific discoveries and looks forward to a future filled with even greater advancement of the dental field.