The Vision of the AAC is to eradicate dental caries in the United States through the promotion of science-based disease management. We are the leading interprofessional organization that advocates, communicates and supports development and integration of cariology to promote oral health with focus on research, professional and community education and science-based caries management for individuals and communities.
The Academy will not only focus on engaging the dental community but also other healthcare providers; physicians and nurses, teachers, social workers, and similar professionals who may help to achieve this mission.
We work together to advance, improve, promote and protect the professional discipline of cariology.
for the exchange of expertise, experiences, and opinions through meetings, communications, education, research, and publications regarding the practice and advancement of cariology.
Support and create educational and research activities in the ﬁeld of cariology and the treatment and prevention of caries
of conduct among professionals who work within the ﬁeld of cariology
Increase acceptance of prevention-focused dental practice and minimally invasive restorative treatment.
Receive, administer, and manage grants, donations, and contributions for the purpose of educating health professionals and educators regarding the management of dental caries.
Acquire, preserve and disseminate data and information in the ﬁeld of cariology.
AAC members seek to cooperate with counterpart organizations with similar goals and missions and to foster cooperation and collaboration with individuals pursuing similar purposes.
University of Michigan
University of Iowa
University of California San Francisco
University of Washington
University of Florida
New York University
University of the Pacific