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National Institute of Dental Research : NIDR Legislative Chronology

June 24, 1948--Public Law 80-755 established NIDR to conduct, support, and foster research investigations on the causes, treatment, and prevention of dental diseases and conditions.

August 1, 1958--The President signed a DHEW appropriation bill which included provisions to finance construction of laboratory facilities to house NIDR.


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