The area of dental materials is very broad and includes all material types such as alloys, ceramics, plastics as well as composites. Application-oriented solutions require a science-based understanding of the properties of dental materials. Due to the complex issues cooperation of experts in professional associations of various professional orientation is required.
• Establishment of a social network ""Dental materials"" for researchers, developers, companies and users. • Platform for networking of basic and applied research. • Experience exchange between working groups that are active in the field of dental materials. • Teaming on joint processing of defined questions and joint publication of results. • Initiating of research and development projects: Joint projects of clinics, dentists, research institutes and industry.