Alexandria, Va., USA – In a study titled “Prevalence of Periodontis in Adults in the United States: 2009 and 2010,” lead author Paul Eke, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, estimates the prevalence, severity and extent of periodontitis in the adult U.S population using data from the 2009 and 2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) cycle. The study is published in the Journal of Dental Research, the official publication of the International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR).
Alexandria, Va., USA – Today the International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) published a study titled “Dental Composite and Amalgam and Physical Development in Children,” by lead author Nancy Maserejian, New England Research Institutes. This study is published in the Journal of Dental Research, which the official publication of the IADR/AADR.
Alexandria, Va., USA - The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) are excited to announce the publication of a clinical supplement to the Journal of Dental Research. This peer-reviewed supplement encompasses all areas of clinical research in the dental, oral and craniofacial sciences, and strives to bring emerging contributions in discovery and translational science to clinical application for the healthcare community.
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Alexandria, Va., USA – It has become increasingly imperative for the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and its members to stress to Capitol Hill the importance of biomedical research funding, given the significant cuts facing the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other agencies in FY13. AADR has assembled a program that will provide attendees with a brief overview of the funding and political landscape in Washington, DC, as well as an afternoon of meetings with elected officials and congressional staff. More than 65 congressional offices will be visited, representing 17 states.
Alexandria, Va., USA – Rena D’Souza was installed as the 41st president of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) at the conclusion of the Association’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Tampa, Florida, USA, March 24, 2012. The meeting was held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research.
Alexandria, Va., USA – Thursady, March 29, before the House Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education Appropriations and a packed audience, the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) President Rena D'Souza (Baylor College of Dentistry - Texas A&M Health Science Center, Dallas), recognizing the importance of oral health, asked Congress to increase support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). Her testimony illustrated the advances made as well as the challenges that remain to be addressed in a few critical areas. As examples, she touched on dental caries, oral and pharyngeal cancer, and salivary diagnostics.
Alexandria, Va., USA – AADR will hold its 4th Fall Focused Symposium on November 3-4, 2011, at the Renaissance Washington, DC hotel. This year, the theme of the symposium is “Oral Health Disparities Research and the Future Face of America.”
Alexandria, Va., USA - The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published the proceedings from the 3rd AADR Fall Focused Symposium themed, "Salivary Diagnostics: Scientific & Clinical Frontiers." This symposium was held November 12-13, 2010, in Washington, DC.
Alexandria, VA, USA – The microblogging service Twitter is a new means for the public to communicate health concerns and could afford healthcare professionals new ways to communicate with patients.