As dentistry's premier philanthropic and charitable organization, the American Dental Association Foundation is a catalyst for uniting people and organizations to make a difference through better oral health. The ADA Foundation is the parent organization for the Paffenbarger Research Center in Gaithersburg, MD, hailed as one of the most productive dental research centers in the world. The ADA Foundation also provides scholarships for dental and affiliated dental students; a variety of grants related to access to care and oral health outreach, including Give Kids A Smile®; and charitable assistance.
Why We Participate
The ADA Foundation is committed to supporting research and education. As a proud supporter of Intel ISEF, the ADA Foundation strives to create awareness of the value of oral health research and the dissemination of knowledge for patient benefit. This involvement also allows the ADAF to recognize deserving awardees and encourage them to consider dentistry and dental research as a career.