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

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Dr. David Whiston Leadership Program

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Dr. David Whiston Leadership Program. Deadline: June 3. Read more.


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In 2015, the ADA Foundation provided more than $850,000 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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Faces of Give Kids A Smile

"I always had an affinity for helping youth succeed – from bookstore story times to Girl Scout summer camps. To see so many children visit the dentist for the first time wearing giant smiles weakened my knees! I just have to repeat it over and over again." - Ginger Froncek

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.