AAC Pillars – Pillar II : Advocacy and Support

• Foster transdisciplinary partnerships by organizing a task force to address the caries crisis in underserved children and adults that includes working with industry, ADEA, AADR and IADR, ADA, AAPD, AAPHD, NIDCR and other appropriate organizations.

• Partner with public health and medicine to take on the sugar-driven health crisis in the US and around the world.

• Need for a sustained and sustainable strategic plan for caries research with clearly stated and justifiable goals to help impact NIDCR funding priorities.

• Partner with industry to help drive innovation and address regulatory challenges.