Definition of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Inst.
Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of (NIDCR): One of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the U.S., the NIDCR is for dental and other craniofacial diseases.
The mission of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) is to improve oral, dental and craniofacial health through research, research training, and the dissemination of health information.
The NIDCR was formerly called more simply the National Institute of Dental Research.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2012
Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z
Search Medical Dictionary
eMedicineHealth Top News
WebMD Oral Health
Get tips for a healthy mouth.