The objectives of EADPH are:

  • to promote effective oral health care and oral health strategies within Europe;
  • to be an advocate on oral health issues;
  • to be supportive of oral health initiatives within countries;
  • to raise the profile of oral health by developing links with the European Commission;
  • to work towards the development, recognition, teaching, and academic base of the speciality within Europe;
  • to promote research into oral health and health services and encourage the application of research findings into practice;
  • to work constructively with industry by providing a network and expertise in the evaluation of products and to harmonise advice on products impacting on oral health across Europe;
  • to work and liaise with other international organisations in the field of health.