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.


ADAF Allied Dental Student Scholarships

The ADAF Allied Dental Student Scholarship Program offers 30, $1,000 scholarships for dental hygiene, dental assisting, and dental laboratory technology students. Application deadline: March 11. Read More.


Support Your ADA Foundation

In 2014, the ADA Foundation provided more than $1.3 million in funding to help improve the public’s oral health. With your support, we can do more. Donate now.


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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Allied Dental Student Scholarships for Dental Hygiene, Assisting, and Laboratory Technology Students

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Give Kids A Smile Day: #GKAS

The 2016 Give Kids A Smile national kickoff is here! Use the hashtag #GKAS to share your stories, and use the resources on this website to help with social media and other promotions. GKAS program coordinators: Remember to sign up your program and report your final numbers. Thank you for giving kids a smile!

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.