IADR Mission

To advance research and increase knowledge for the improvement of oral health worldwide.

Through the Divisions and Sections, establish and support programs to promote oral health research and IADR activities. Regions with less developed research programs will be identified for specific support.

Expand and further develop the Association’s partnership with international dental associations, industry, health agencies, and scientific and educational professional organizations.

To support and represent the oral health research community.

The current structure and functions of the IADR will be examined and modified with the goal of enhancing membership recruitment and participation, and the organization’s ability to implement the Strategic Plan.

Develop the IADR Headquarters as a central facility for improved communications with Divisions, Sections, Groups, and the membership.

To facilitate the communication and application of research findings.

Ensure that the IADR provides the appropriate avenues for the presentation of current knowledge on oral health research.