How to Participate

The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research invites you to share your comments on our proposed research initiatives designed to help reach our visionary goals.

You can view comments from others without registering on the site.

You will need to register to submit comments and add to comments submitted by others.

Once you register, you will receive an automatic email confirmation, which will include a link to confirm your account and set up your password. Be sure to check your spam folder for this email notification if you don’t see it in your inbox. The email address with which you set up your account will serve as your user name when logging in to the site.

When you log in for the first time, you will be prompted to complete your profile by answering a few questions to help us know whether we are reaching a broad geographic audience and population base.

If you are already a member of NIDCR 2030, you can log in via your current account to participate and submit comments. If you are a member of another IdeaScale community, you can log in via your current account and you will need to select the Join this Community tab at the top of the NIDCR 2030 webpage in order to participate in this community.


Check Out Comments Submitted by Others

Use the Search Comments box to find other comments that may be similar to yours. You can also view comments on the webpage corresponding to each proposed research initiative. Comments are sorted by the date submitted.


Submit Your Own Comments

You will need to register with IdeaScale or login with an existing IdeaScale, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter, or Yahoo account to submit or add comments.

When you register for an IdeaScale account, you will be asked to enter an email address during registration that will be used for confirmation. Follow the link in the confirmation email to create your personal password and profile settings.

When you are ready to submit a comment, click the Submit Comments button at the top of the page. You will need to give your comment a title and provide a brief summary of your thoughts.


Add to a Comment

See a comment you want to give feedback on? Add a comment by clicking on the Add Your Comment button below the submission.


Receive Updates on Submissions

The system can automatically send you email notifications when someone replies to your comments. You can modify these notifications to get as many or as few messages as you choose.