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What is AADR?
The American Association for Dental Research (AADR), headquartered in Alexandria, Va., is a non-profit organization with more than 4,000 members in the United States. Its mission is: (1) to advance research and increase knowledge for the improvement of oral health; (2) to support and represent the oral health research community; and (3) to facilitate the communication and application of research findings. The AADR is the largest Division of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR).
Why join the AADR?
The AADR provides an invaluable service to all dental, oral and craniofacial researchers, including those at dental schools, other health professional schools, industry institutions, as well as in the biotech sector. As the only non-profit association of its kind, we strive to bring our members the latest news updates, research reports, educational programs, and networking opportunities for the dental research community. For a full list of member benefits, click here.
How much are AADR dues?
AADR member dues are $185 (inclusive of IADR dues). Student dues are $45.
How do I join the AADR?
You may join online, or if you prefer to pay by check, print the form and send it with payment via fax or mail. Upon receipt and processing of your application, the IADR will send you an ID card, receipt and welcome package. Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing and delivery.
When is the next AADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition?
The 39th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the AADR will be held in conjunction with the 33rd Annual Meeting of the CADR, March 3-6, in Washington, DC.For more information, go to the AADR Meeting page.
What is the JDR and how can I subscribe?
The Journal of Dental Research (JDR) is the flagship journal of the IADR and the American Association of Dental Research (AADR), the largest Division of the IADR.   To subscribe please indicate on your membership renewal notice or new member application or contact the IADR Global Headquarters for an invoice. 
How do I publish in the JDR?
To submit your manuscript, go to:
Can I get a reprint of an article/abstract that was published in one of the publications?
Yes, please visit, for instructions.
How do I advertise with the AADR?
For a list of all advertising opportunities, go to the AADR Advertising page.
Where can I find information on available awards and fellowships?
The AADR Web site provides complete information on all AADR awards and fellowships. Questions may be directed to Sheri S. Herren at
Is the AADR exempt from sales tax?
Even though the AADR is considered not-for-profit and is exempt from income tax, the Association still must pay sales tax.
What is the Federal ID number for the AADR?
AADR is 54-1790185
Should I mail my payment to the AADR Global Headquarters?
No, please send payments to:
PO Box 75537
Baltimore, MD 21275-5537
How can I get my ID number?
New members receive ID cards upon joining, and renewing members are sent an updated card upon paying dues each year. If you have lost your ID number, please contact the Office at to receive your number.
I�ve forgotten my password. What should I do?
Your password can be sent to you automatically if the Global Headquarters has your e-mail address on file. Click here to request your password. Your ID number is required for your request to be processed.
How can I change my password?
You will need to log into the Members Only area to change your password. Then select Edit My Record and follow on-screen instructions.
How can I change my User ID?
You will need to log into the Members Only area to change your password. Then select Edit My Record.