Privacy Policy

The Canadian Association for Dental Research / L'Association Canadienne de Recherche Dentaires located at The University of Western Ontario, 15 Richmond St., London, ON, Canada, N6A 5C1 are committed to respecting the privacy of information provided during your visits to the Web site,

To provide you with particular services, we do sometimes ask that you provide information to us.

For example:
  • Signing up for a CADR/ACRD meeting or activity
  • Applying to become a CADR/ACRD member
Certain information obtained on your membership application may be released or sold to third parties unless you determine that such information should not be made available and specifically advise IADR/AADR of this determination. Any specific questions on the release of information or requests to remove your information from release should be directed to Member Services at For general users of the public areas of the site, information is not collected other than basic Internet Protocol addresses that are exclusively used for internal tracking of site usage.

Any personal information provided to CADR/ACRD in an e-mail message will be used only in response to the message.

The CADR/ACRD Web site contains links to many other sites. However, CADR/ACRD are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of other sites.

CADR/ACRD strive to maintain current and accurate data. Any corrections or requests for information should be sent to

CADR/ACRD reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy. The revised Privacy Policy is effective at the time of posting to

The terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy are incorporated by reference into this Site’s Terms of Use, and are subject to those terms, conditions and limitations stated therein.

Terms of Use

Welcome to the Canadian Association for Dental Research / L'Association Canadienne de Recherche Dentaires website. Our head office is currently located at The University of Western Ontario, 15 Richmond St., London ON, N6A 5C1. We are pleased to provide this publication for information purposes only. You indicate your willingness to comply with and understanding of these Terms of Use by using this site. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use this site.

CADR/ACRD reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes. Revised Terms of Use are effective at the time of posting to
Third Party Postings
This site contains information developed by CADR/ACRD and submitted by CARD/ACRD members and others, as well as links to sites solely under the control of other parties. CARD/ACRD does not exert editorial control over materials that are posted by third parties onto this site, or materials that are e-mailed by third parties to any other person. CARD/ACRD are not responsible for any material posted by any third party and specifically disclaim any and all liability for any claims or damages that result from third party postings. CADR/ACRD assume no responsibility for information contained in linked publications and does not necessarily recommend or endorse any product or service referred to in any such publication.
The copyright of all material provided on this site is held by CADR/ACRD, the International Association for Dental Research/American Association for Dental Research or by the original creator of the material. No materials may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, or transmitted in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of CADR/ACRD or the copyright owner. Users may download material from this site only for personal, non-commercial use, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices are kept intact.
While CADR/ACRD make reasonable efforts to ensure that information is accurate, the Associations disclaim all liability for damages of any kind arising from use, reference to, or reliance upon, any information contained at No warrantees or guarantees of any kind are expressed or implied. The information on this site is provided for informational purposes only. In addition, when using this site, users must comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Users cannot upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit any unsolicited commercial messages. Users must not transmit any content that infringes on a patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other proprietary rights of any party without permission. Users must not transmit any material containing viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of the site or other users. Users are forbidden from the use of any defamatory, abusive, profane, threatening or offensive language.

CADR/ACRD do not actively monitor for inappropriate usage and do not, on their own initiative, undertake editorial control of third-party postings. However, in the event that any inappropriate posting is brought to the Associations’ attention, they will take all appropriate action. CADR/ACRD reserve the right to terminate access to any user who does not comply with these principles, as determined by CADR/ACRD in its sole and absolute discretion. CADR/ACRD reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to remove or edit in whole or in part any message or posting made to this Site for any reason and at any time without further notice.
Dispute Resolution
These Terms of Use and any dispute arising with respect to the subject matter thereof shall be governed by, and interpreted in accordance with, the laws of the Province of Ontario. By using this Site, you consent to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the provincial and federal courts of the province of Ontario, Canada is implied with regard to any dispute that may arise under or otherwise relate to the Terms of Use, or arising from your use of this site. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the CADR/ACRD, their officers, and employees from any suits, losses, claims, demands, liabilities, costs, and expenses (including attorney and accounting fees) that CADR/ACRD, their officers, and employees may sustain or incur from your failure to comply with these Terms of Use.

Any specific questions regarding the Terms of Use of this site may be directed to

Our History

13Please view the following literature by Dr. Richard Ellen reviewing the history of dental research in Canada. These works are published by the Journal of Dental Research, a publication of the IADR.
  • R. P. Ellen. (1995) Discovering Canada's oral tradition: dental research in the second half of the 20th century. Part I. J Dent Res 74(11):1726-1730 [PDF]
  • R.P. Ellen. (1995) Discovering Canada's oral tradition: dental research in the second half of the 20th century. Part II: Strengths, innovations, and new directions in dental research in Canada. J Dent Res 74(12):1822-1825 [PDF]

Our Mission

  • To advance research and increase knowledge for the improvement of oral health in Canada.
  • To support and represent the oral health research community in Canada.
  • To facilitate the communication and application of research findings.


President (2017-2019)

Pat Flood
Dr. Patrick Flood
University of Alberta
7020G Katz Group Centre
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 2E1
Tel: 780-492-4446

Vice-President (2017-2019)


Dr. Walter Siqueira

Western University
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry 
DSB 0071
London, ON, Canada N6A 5C1
Tel: 519-661-2111 ext. 86104

Immediate Past-President (2015-2017)


Dr. Joy M. Richman
The University of British Columbia
m: Life Sciences Institute 3.452
2350 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-822-3568
Fax: 604-822-2316

Secretary-Treasurer (2018-2021)

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Dr. Amir Azarpazhooh
University of Toronto
Faculty of Dentistry
Toronto, ON
Tel: (416) 864-8193

Councilor-at-Large (2017-2019)

Dr. Belinda Nicolau
McGill University
Faculty of Dentistry
Montreal, QC
Tel: 514-398-7203 x09465 

Councilor-at-Large (2018-2020) )
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Dr. Elham Emami
University of Montreal
Roger-Gaudry Pavilion, Suite C-219
2900, Édouard-Montpetit
Montreal (Quebec) H3T 1J4
Tel.: (514) 343-6053

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