Advocacy Communications & Statements

Throughout the year, the American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR) communicates with policymakers in Congress, federal agencies and the administration about how certain trends, policies and proposals could affect our members and the fields of dental, oral and craniofacial research.

The documents below include AADOCR testimonies, communications with federal lawmakers and responses to Requests for Information/Comments posted in the U.S. Federal Register.

The American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR) actively partners with coalitions and peer organizations over the course of the year to advocate for research funding and programs and to amplify the role of dental, oral, and craniofacial research as part of the broader public health and health research community.

AADOCR has lent its support to the following advocacy statements and sign-on letters led by peer organizations and coalitions: