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For the Media

Please contact the ADA Foundation if you have questions about ADA Foundation activities.
ADA Foundation main number: 312.440.2547
Cathy Haibach: 312.440.2544,
ADAF staff will respond promptly to all calls.

News releases from the ADA Foundation:

5/28/2019: ADA Foundation Announces Multi-Year, $375,000 Grant To Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center (PDF)

5/13/2019: Application Deadline May 31 for Four ADA Foundation Funding Programs (PDF)

3/22/2019: ADA Foundation Awards $20,000 Scholarships to Four Dental Students (PDF) 

3/4/2019: ADA Foundation Names New Board Members (PDF)

2/98/2019: ADA Foundation Awards $120,000 in Funding to Eight Organizations (PDF)

1/31/2019: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry to Host the 2019 Give Kids A Smile® National Kickoff (link)

1/9/2019: Dr. Drake Winslow Williams receives ADA Foundation Dentsply Sirona Research Award for Dual Degree Candidates (PDF)

9/24/2018: Research Study Finds Sweet Flavors in E-cigarette Liquids May Increase Risk of Dental Cavities (PDF)

8/1/2018: ADA Foundation Rallies Dental Community to Improve Access to Oral Health Care for People with Special Needs (PDF)

4/9/2018: ADA Foundation Awards $140,000 in Dental Student Scholarships (PDF)

2/1/2018: The Ohio State University to Host the 2018 Give Kids A Smile® National Kickoff (link)

1/24/2018: ADA Foundation Names Give Kids A Smile® Continuity of Care Grant Recipients (PDF)

1/16/2018: Dr. Jonathan An Receives ADA Foundation Dentsply Sirona Research Award for Dual Degree Candidates (PDF)

10/16/2017: Drs. Shih-Yen Paul Hsiao, Emily Ishkanian, and Daniel Ramirez Named ADA Foundation Dr. David Whiston Leadership Award Recipients (PDF)

10/4/2017: 2017 Give Kids A Smile® “Smile Champion” Awardees Announced (PDF)

9/6/2017: ADA Foundation, Dentsply Sirona Announce New Oral Health Research Award for Dual Degree Candidates (PDF)

4/19/2017: ADA Foundation, Procter & Gamble Announce New Award for Promising Researchers: Application Period Open for the ADAF Crest and Oral-B Promising Researcher Award (PDF)

4/10/2017:  ADA Foundation Harris Grants Application Period Extended: Application period closes Wednesday, April 19 (PDF)

2/24/2017 - ADA Foundation Announces Winner of 2017 Dr. Ray Bowen Student Research Award; Dr. Prajakta Kulkarni, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry Receives Award (PDF)

2/3/2017 - Give Kids A Smile Celebrates its 15th Anniversary: ADA Foundation program provides free dental education, prevention, and treatment services (PDF)

1/17/2017 - ADA Foundation Introduces Toll-Free Number for Give Kids A Smile®: 1-844-490-GKAS (4527) (PDF)