Research has the capacity to impact on all areas of dentistry leading to improved delivery of care for patients, reduction of risk factors, and better management of the burden of oral disease, for the benefit of individuals, the health system and the economy.

The Australian Dental Research Foundation is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission [ABN 5496 3830 138].

Research Grants

Application for Grant Round 2023-2024 are now open. The 2023 grant round will close on January 22, 2024.

The ADRF is a joint initiative of the Australian Dental Association (ADA) and the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), to support research in dentistry for the purpose of improving the oral health of the community.