The IADR Opens New Headquarters in Alexandria, VA

Education Research Group Established

Russian Section is Founded

NIDR is renamed NIDCR (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)

Chinese Division is Founded

First Ultrasonic Toothbrush Patented in the U.S.

Initially, the Ultima worked only on ultrasound. A few years later, a motor was added to the Ultrasonex brush, which provided additional sonic vibration.

Developments in Resin Modified Glass-Ionomer Cements

Venezuelan Division is Founded

Zirconia Use Advances and CAD/CAM Systems Debut

Peruvian Division is Founded