• To advance research and increase knowledge for the improvement of oral health.  
  • Promote support for oral health research. 
  • Enhance the quality and scope of oral health. 
  • Promote the advancement of oral health and science. 
  • To support and represent the oral health research community. 


Facilitate professional development in the oral health research community. 

  • Increase the Association's services, resources, and membership. 
  • Represent the scientific community on issues related to oral health research. 
  • To facilitate the communication and application of research findings. 


Increase opportunities for scientific exchange. 

  • Enhance science transfer to scientific/professional societies, educators, clinicians, and the public.