Give Kids A Smile - Be a part of the national movement!

Sign up your 2016 Give Kids A Smile events, or learn more about how you can help underserved children in your community. Read more.


Semi-annual Grant Program: Education

Apply by Jan. 29 for a Semi-annual Grant for oral health education. Grants of up to $5,000 will be made to nonprofit organizations. Read More.


ADA Foundation Resources for Dental Students

The ADA Foundation offers a variety of resources for dental students. Read More.


Dr. Anthony Volpe Research Center

The ADAF’s dental research enterprise has been hailed as one of the most productive in the world and has in many respects revolutionized the practice of dentistry. Read More.

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Give Kids A Smile 2016: Sign up today!

GKAS program coordinators: Sign up now for Give Kids A Smile Day! The kickoff is Feb. 5, 2016. The ADA Foundation anticipates that GKAS volunteers will provide more than 350,000 underserved kids with free oral health education and treatment next year. Thank you for being part of this national movement!

The ADAF Dr. Anthony Volpe Research Center is active in nano-science and tissue engineering research, with several recent studies focusing on molecular and cell biology. 

A recent U01 grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) along with a joint ADAF, ADA, and Colgate-Palmolive Company initiative, help support the future success of the VRC's research efforts.