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3,000-member organization

The American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR) is the leading professional community for multidisciplinary scientists who advance dental, oral, and craniofacial research. Previously the American Association for Dental Research, the 3,000-member organization connects the scientific community of professionals who champion research that contributes to overall health and well-being.

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Bringing the Global Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Community Together


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AADOCR Mission 

Drive dental, oral and craniofacial research to advance health and well-being.



Oral health through discovery and dissemination.

Name Expansion

AADOCR Q&A with the CEO

On July 27, 2021, AADR introduced an expanded name. We are now the American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR).

This is a pivotal and exciting time in our organization’s history that offers significant opportunities for growth and engagement with current and future members.

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