Welcome to the PEARL Network

PEARLPractitioners Engaged in Applied Research and Learning—is an NIH-sponsored network of private-practice dentists who conduct clinical studies in the course of routine patient care. PEARL Network studies originate with ideas submitted by PEARL members and seek answers to questions of immediate interest to their profession.

PEARL Practitioner-Investigators enjoy a wide range of benefits—not the least of which is the opportunity to positively impact the future of dentistry. To learn about the PEARL Network, how to become a PEARL Practitioner-Investigator, and more, click on the page links on the left.