Vision, Mission and Goals


The vision of the OHRI is to be at the forefront of improving the oral health of the residents of Indiana as well as the broader national and world community by advancing knowledge through discoveries and improvements focused on the prevention and cure of oral diseases and the maintenance of health.


The mission of the OHRI is to conduct high quality, cutting edge translational and clinical research that helps move dentistry towards evidence-based teaching and practice and provides scientific support for new oral care products, interventions and technologies to prevent and manage oral diseases.