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

Learn how to help underserved kids in your community through Give Kids A Smile. Learn more.


ADA Foundation Resources for Dental Students

The ADA Foundation offers a variety of grants, scholarships, and awards for dental students. Read More.


Nepal Disaster Assistance

The ADA Foundation is accepting tax-deductible donations to aid dentists and others providing dental care in the aftermath of the earthquake in Nepal. Donate today.


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.


The application period for the ADA Foundation Dental Student Scholarships, Tarrson Awards, and Zwemer Award opens Sept. 8.

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NASCAR champ Jeff Gordon shows kids how to keep a winning smile (video)

Jeff Gordon invites kids to join him on the fast track to good dental health with some pointers about how to take care of their smile every day.

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.