buff1Oral hygiene education and preventive dental care are effective and inexpensive ways to improve the quality of a patient’s life. Dental schools and dental students have the unique ability to serve their community, including traditionally underserved populations. This grant is generously supported by Colgate.

Purpose of the Grant

This $500 grant is awarded to five chapters. It is intended to support ASDA chapters in coordinating a program or event that focuses on prevention of dental disease and/or promotion of oral health for any underserved population within the community.

Applications for the 2023 Dentistry in the Community Grant are now closed.

Dates and important deadlines:

  • October 2, 2023: Applications are due
  • November 1, 2023: Council on Professional Issues will select grant winners. Recipients will be notified at a later date.
  • July 15, 2024: Deadline to hold event. Event report and photos due.

Chapter winners must abide by the above deadlines or may be subject to funds revocation.

Contact Abbie Treado, membership database coordinator.

Congratulations to the 2022 ASDA chapter grant recipients:

  • Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health
  • Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine
  • University of Florida College of Dentistry
  • University of Louisville School of Dentistry
  • Roseman University of Health Sciences - College of Dental Medicine