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ADA Foundation announces new Tarrson Award for dental students

Dental student groups or faculty mentors are invited to submit an application for the ADA Foundation's E. "Bud" Tarrson Access to Oral Health Care Award.

The request for applications is posted at; applications are due Nov. 3.

This year the ADA Foundation transformed the Tarrson Award program to highlight significant dental student outreach to vulnerable communities. One application from each dental school will be accepted. An award of $5,000 will be made to one dental school on behalf of the student's or mentor's winning application.

Visit to download the request for applications to learn more about the award.