Our official publication – Indian Journal of Dental Research (IJDR)
To promote advancement of dental research in all aspect of oral and related sciences
The society owes its origin to Dr. M. Rahmatulla, founder president who conceived the formation of the society when he attended the IADR 64th annual session in Dallas, Texas in March 1984. At the instance of the then president of IADR Dr. Robert frank of France, IADR (Indian Division) was conceived at the opening ceremony. The founder set the ball in motion to establish IADR section in INDIA
After 2 years of continuous efforts, finally the convention of the society was held in July 1986 at Hotel Connemara in Madras. The convener Dr. M. Rahmatulla was unanimously elected as the founder president of the IADR Indian Division. Among others, DR. J.G. Kannapan, Dr. P.K. Baskar played a major role in the establishment of the organization.
Initially the name of the society was Indian association for Dental Research, however at the suggestion of the parent body, the nomenclature of the association was changed to Indian society for dental research, which incorporated IADR Indian Division as well.