NIH National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research - NIDCR

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Other Contact Information

Bethesda, MD 20892-2190
1-866-232-4528 (Voice - Toll-free)
301-496-4261 (Voice)
301-480-4098 (FAX)


The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) was established in 1948 to improve oral, dental, and craniofacial health through research, research training, and dissemination of health information. NIDCR's National Oral Health Information Clearinghouse (NOHIC) is a resource for information on oral health topics and publications related to NIDCR research. Trained information specialists are available to respond to inquiries Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, EST.

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Print Resources

NIDCR publishes a range of free consumer brochures on such topics as children's oral health, periodontal disease, spit tobacco, temporomandibular muscle and joint disorders, dry mouth, and oral cancer. Publications are also available on the oral health aspects of various systemic conditions and treatments, including diabetes, developmental disabilities, and cancer treatments. Order free brochures and pamphlets at

Review Date

Wednesday, Feb 06, 2013