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.


ADA Foundation Resources for Dental Students

Dental students: Apply by Nov. 13 for ADAF scholarships, Tarrson Awards, or the Zwemer Award. 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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Dental students: Apply for an ADAF Dental Student Scholarship, Tarrson Award, or Zwemer Award.

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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.