Celebrating Our Past.

Over the past 100 years, the dental research community has made extraordinary contributions to improving clinical dentistry and overall oral health around the globe. In 2020, the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) celebrates a century of historic developments and scientific discoveries and looks forward to a future filled with even greater advancement of the dental field.

IADR Mission, Vision & Values

IADR Mission Statement

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

IADR Vision Statement

Oral health for the world through discovery and dissemination.

IADR Values Statement

IADR Core Values
Excellence * Responsibility * Community

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.

Visit the IADR website to learn more about the Association’s history, vision, values and more.