What is AADR?
The American Association for Dental Research (AADR) is headquartered in Alexandria, Va., is a non-profit organization with more than 3,700 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. AADR is the largest Division of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR). 

Why join the AADR?

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?

Membership Category 2017 Dues Rates
IADR/AADR Member $315.00
IADR/AADR Student Member $91.00
IADR/AADR Retired Member $86.00
IADR/AADR Retired Lifetime Member $602.00
IADR/AADR Affiliate Member $252.00

All AADR membership dues amounts are inclusive of IADR dues. Starting in 2015, IADR Member and Retired Member dues include membership in one IADR Scientific Group/Network. IADR student members must join at least one Group/Network, and may join up to a total of three Groups/Networks at no charge. IADR Affiliate Members are not eligible to join Groups/Networks. Please click here for Group/Network descriptions.

IADR/AADR Retired membership is available to individuals who have 25 years of consecutive membership in the Associations and are no longer working full time for remuneration. IADR/AADR Retired Lifetime membership provides dues-paying IADR/AADR Retired members and eligible members an opportunity to pay their membership dues in a one-time fee.

Some AADR Sections may also charge dues, please refer to the membership application (available at www.iadr.org/membership) for more information.

If you are unsure of your appropriate category of membership, please click here for more details.

How do I join AADR?
You may join online, or if you prefer to pay by check, print the form at www.iadr.org/membership 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 46th Annual Meeting of the AADR, held in conjunction with the 95th General Session & Exhibition of the IADR and the 41st Annual Meeting of the CADR, will be March 22-25, 2017 in San Francisco, Calif., USA. For more information, go to the IADR/AADR/CADR General Session website..

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 for 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 http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jdr.

What is JDR Clinical & Translational Research and how can I subscribe?
JDR Clinical & Translational Research - a new journal designed for IADR members and other oral health research leaders to publish their research and effectively translate their findings to those who need the information to deliver evidence-based prevention and care.  IADR members receive online access with membership.  Print copies of the journal may be purchased in addition to online access by selecting during the membership renewal process or contacting the IADR Global Headquarters at research@iadr.org.

How do I publish in JDR Clinical & Translational Research?
To submit your manuscript, go to: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jdrctr

Can I get a reprint of an article/abstract that was published in one of the publications?
Yes, please visit, www.sagepub.com/journalsReprints.nav for instructions.

How do I advertise with 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 Website provides complete information on all AADR awards and fellowships. Questions may be directed to Sheri S. Herren at sherren@aadr.org.

Is 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

Where should I mail my membership payment?
Please send payments to:
1619 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3406

What is AADR's refund policy?
AADR follows IADR's membership and publications refund policy is listed below and online at www.iadr.org/membershiprefund.

  • Refunds due to an error by the IADR/AADR will be processed immediately and in full.
  • A $20 processing fee will be withheld from all other refunds.
  • Ovverpayment of $30 or less will be treated as a contribution and will not be refunded. 
  • Refunds will normally be sent in the same manner as the original payment (i.e., checks will be issued for payments by check, and credit cards will be credited for payments by credit card). If a wire transfer is requested, IADR/AADR will pass on all wire transfer fees to the recipient.
  • Please allow 6-8 weeks for your refund to be processed.
  • No refunds for membership or member journal subscriptions will be given after the IADR General Session each year, according the IADR Constitution & Bylaws.

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 research@aadr.org 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 email address on file. Please go to https://iadr.enoah.com/default.aspx and click on the link marked "Forgotten your User Name and/or Password?" to request your password. Your user name or email is required for your request to be processed. If your account information cannot be located, you will need to activate your account at https://iadr.enoah.com/activate.

How can I change my password?
You will need to log into the Members Only area to change your password. Then select Edit My Profile and follow on-screen instructions.

How can I change my User Name?
Once you have activated your account and set your user name, you will not be able to change it.


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