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Discover, network and advance your career with an IADR membership!

Join our extensive and valuable network of over 10,000 members worldwide. Whether you are a researcher, student or other individual interested in dental, oral and craniofacial research, IADR provides a wealth of ways for you to further your career. View the full list of these important IADR member benefits below.

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IADR Community

Engage with other IADR members throughout the year. Discuss hot topics, share insights and post resources while building your worldwide professional network in the IADR Community.


IADR Webinar Connect

Discover the latest dental, oral and craniofacial research by participating in live webinars and viewing past webinars on demand in the IADR Webinar Connect platform! Do you have a webinar to propose be hosted by IADR? We encourage submissions by webinar organizers around a cutting edge topic. Details on format and how to submit a proposal can be found in the IADR Webinar Series Proposal Form.


IADR Publications

Journal of Dental Research
Get access to IADR’s flagship journal, the IADR/AADR Journal of Dental Research (JDR). The JDR is a multidisciplinary journal dedicated to the dissemination of new knowledge in all sciences relevant to dentistry and the oral cavity and associated structures in health and disease. All IADR members get online access to the JDR and a discounted rate for a print subscription.

The JDR holds a 2-year Impact Factor in the “Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine” category at  4.914, ranking #3 of 91 journals, #2 without self-citations and #2 in Article Influence with a score of 1.627. The JDR’s 5-year Impact Factor remained above 5 for the fifth year at 5.844 — ranking #2 of 91 journals. The JDR is ranked #1 in Eigenfactor with a score of 0.019860 and in total number of citations at over 20,0000.

JDR Clinical & Translational Research

The JDR Clinical & Translational Research is a peer-reviewed, quarterly journal that is dedicated to publishing original research at the interface between discovery science and clinical application, with the translation of research into healthcare delivery systems at the individual patient, clinical practice and community levels.

Advances in Dental Research
Advances in Dental Research, an e-supplement to the JDR, is a forum for detailed exploration and timely discussion of significant research developments in the sciences relevant to dentistry and to the chemistry, biology and function of the oral cavity in health and disease, including conference proceedings, workshops and symposia.


Discounted Meeting Registration

Receive significant discounts on IADR General Session & Exhibition registration. At IADR meetings you can present your research, network with colleagues from around the world and hear the latest in dental, oral and craniofacial research. Divisions and Sections also conduct meetings at the local level. Members who have maintained 5 years or more of continuous membership receive an even steeper discount. View upcoming meetings.


IADR CE On Demand

Watch recordings of cutting-edge presentations from past IADR and AADR meetings in the IADR CE On Demand library. By watching and completing a brief quiz on each event, individuals may receive ADA CERP credit.


Join IADR Scientific Groups & Networks

Connect with others within your specialty area of dental, oral and craniofacial research! IADR member and Retired member dues include membership in one of the 32 IADR Scientific Groups and Networks. IADR student members may join up to three Groups/Networks at no charge. View a full list and descriptions of the IADR Scientific Groups and Networks.


IADR Region, Division & Section Participation

Connect with other IADR members locally! IADR Members are grouped into Regions and within those Regions are local Divisions or Sections based on geographic location. Regions, Divisions and Sections promote IADR membership on a local level, hold many meetings during the IADR General Session and organize events throughout the year.


Awards and Fellowships

Receive recognition for your work in the field and further your research development through numerous IADR awards, fellowships, grants and competitions each year.


Volunteer and Leadership Opportunities

Expand your connections and boost your CV by getting involved with IADR! There are numerous opportunities to participate in the governance process of the IADR, whether as a committee member or chair, or in an elected position at the Region/Division/Section or Group/Network level.


Global Research Update

Stay up-to-date with the latest from IADR and the within the dental, oral and craniofacial research field. The monthly Global Research Update newsletter provides timely news to our members throughout the world.


Membership Directory

Use the IADR Membership Directory to search for all IADR members world-wide using contact information such as name, email, address, telephone number, fax number, IADR Scientific Group/Network and IADR Region, Division or Section.

 abstract archive

Abstract Archive

Use the IADR Abstract Archive to browse through and search for scientific abstracts that were presented at past IADR and AADR meetings from 2001 until today. Search by abstract title, authors, categories, meetings and more.


Career Center

Connect yourself with new employment opportunities by posting a job or searching for one in the IADR Career Center. This resource also connects universities, dental schools, institutions and corporations within the dental, oral and craniofacial research field.


Regional Development Program

The Regional Development Program is a yearly call for grants that is designed to promote and strengthen the oral health research infrastructure in developing regions throughout the world with the goal of increasing the regions ability to perform research effectively. Applications must be submitted by IADR Region, Division and Section officers.


Adopt-a-Member Program

Support memberships for researchers in low or middle income countries as defined by the World Bank around the world. Members can include additional funds with their annual dues for the Adopt-a-Member program.

 Printable Application for Individual Membership.