IADR/AADOCR William J. Gies Award

The William J. Gies Award is given for the best paper published in the Journal of Dental Research during the preceding year. Nominations are made by individuals, by the Gies Award Committee, and by the Editor of the JDR. Most IADR/AADOCR awards are restricted to certain disciplines of research, but the JDR Gies Award is one of the few open to anyone who publishes in the Journal of Dental Research.

Award Prize/Recognition

$1,000 and plaque

Key Dates

Applications Open:

Jul 11, 2023

Applications Closed:

Oct 17, 2023

  • Nominations are accepted for any papers published in the Journal of Dental Research.
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The Gies Award consists of a $1,000 monetary prize and a plaque which will be presented at the Opening Ceremonies of either the AADOCR/CADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition or IADR General Session & Exhibition.

IADR/AADOCR members are invited to send nominations for outstanding papers published in the JDR between July 2022 and June 2023. Email nomination to Awards, Fellowships, and Grants Coordinator.

2023 Recipients

Biological Research

Orthodontic Force-Induced BMAL1 in PDLCs Is a Vital Osteoclastic Activator.

Y. Xie, Q. Tang, S. Yu, W. Zheng, G. Chen, X. Huang, and L. Chen

J Dent Res, 101(2):177-186, 2022


Gies- Biological
Biomaterials & Bioengineering

Dental Pulp Stem Cell Polarization: Effects of Biophysical Factors

B. Chang, C. Ma, J. Feng, K.K.H. Svoboda, and X. Liu

J Dent Res, 100(10):1153-1160, 2021

X. Liu
Clinical Research

Global burden and inequality of dental caries, 1990-2019

P.Y.F. Wen, M.X. Chen, Y.J. Zhong, Q.Q. Dong, and H.M. Wong

J Dent Res, 101(4):392-399, 2022

Prof Hai Ming WONG and Dr Patrick WEN

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Beatrice Nguyen

Awards, Fellowships and Grants Coordinator

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