Tag Archives: Giving Back

Have you volunteered outside the United States?

So many dentists give generously of their time and talents with international volunteer dental organizations. In 2013 the ADA recognized 59 dentists and 26 dental students with the Certificate for International Volunteer Service. The ADA is currently accepting nominations for the 2014 Certificate for International Volunteer Service — the deadline is April 1, 2014. Eligible candidates must have… Read More »

North Carolina Dental Students Making a Difference in Malawi

Yesterday we posted about the ADA Foundation Bud Tarrson Dental School Student Community Leadership Award which recognizes dental student outreach to vulnerable communities within the U.S. The ADA Foundation also recognizes one dental school student program each year for demonstrating excellence in providing services to underserved populations outside of the U.S. through the Dr. Thomas J. Zwemer Award. Established… Read More »

Dental Students Making a Difference Close to Home

The ADA Foundation has announced the winners of the 2013  Bud Tarrson Dental School Student Community Leadership Award. This annual award highlights significant dental student outreach to vulnerable communities within the U.S. The winning programs receive $5,000 to continue their outstanding work in serving the underserved. The 2013 Bud Tarrson Dental School Student Community Leadership Awards go to:… Read More »

Interested in Volunteering Outside the U.S.?

Looking for a volunteer opportunity overseas? Browse more than 100 organizations offering oral health volunteer opportunities outside the U.S. at internationalvolunteer.ada.org. The site is a resource for dental professionals to learn more about what it’s like to volunteer their skills and help populations in need outside the U.S. If you have volunteered internationally for more than 14 days… Read More »

Life as a New Dentist — Community Health Center

Life as a New Dentist — Community Health Center The ADA is made up of individuals — here’s one of them. Who are you? I’m Dr. Kari Cunningham. I’m a proud member of the Class of 2010 of Case Western Reserve University. I completed a pediatric residency in 2012, and today I am a pediatric dentist in a… Read More »