Irish Division of the IADR is Founded

The IADR Elects First Female President

East & Southern Africa Division is Founded

Geriatric Oral Research Group Established

Diagnostic Sciences Group Established

Intraoral Scanning Techniques for CAD/CAM

The new technology, integrated with the field of prosthodontics, allowed dentists to have digital impressions of patients, which increased the quality of dental prosthesis fabrications.

Oral Medicine and Pathology Group Established

Korean Division is Founded

Implantology Group Established

First 3-step Etch and Rinse Dentin Etching Technique Developed

Once dentin was etched with phosphoric acid and the etchant was rinsed off, hydrophilic primers were used before applying a uniform layer of hydrophobic resin to complete hybridization.