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.

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Dr. David Whiston Leadership Program

The ADA Foundation is now accepting nominations for the Dr. David Whiston Leadership Program, the goal of which is to support the development of critical leadership skills among future leaders in organized dentistry, for the betterment of the public’s oral health.

Important Dates

September 11 - Application period opens for the 2015-2016 Predoctoral Dental Student Scholarship Program

September 11 - Application period opens for the 2015-2016 E. "Bud" Tarrson Dental School Student Community Leadership Awards and the Dr. Thomas J. Zwemer Award

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.