This award was created to recognize a dental student who has made significant contributions to his or her ASDA chapter.
These awards honor the spirit of volunteerism and a commitment to organized dentistry. Awards are given to ASDA members, dental school faculty and non-faculty staff.
ASDA presents Gold Crown Awards for chapter achievements, individual and chapter excellence in media, and delegate leadership. The ASDA/Crest Oral-B Community Dentistry Awards are also presented at the Gold Crown Awards ceremony.
These awards honor outstanding achievement by a legislative liaison in advocacy efforts and events.
The Paragon Award recognizes a member of the dental community who demonstrates excellence in advocacy on behalf of students, contributions to the lives of dental students, innovations in progressing dental education and dedication to organized dentistry.
The Rising Leader Award recognizes the importance of developing leadership skills and involvement in organized dentistry early in a dental student’s career.