Give Veterans A Smile

Give back through meaningful service and experience professional growth as you make a difference in the lives of those who have served us—our veterans.

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Give Veterans A Smile: Engage, Educate, Empower

Learn about the oral health needs of veterans and how you can make a difference in this Mainstage Session, Oct. 18.


Earn valuable, ethical CE credits while equipping yourself with the tools and knowledge needed to improve veteran oral health.

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GVAS Celebration

Join us for the launch of the ADA Foundation Give Veterans A Smile program at The National World War II Museum, New Orleans.

ADA Foundation Give Veterans A Smile Celebration Event

Saturday, Oct. 19
6-8 p.m.
The National WWII Museum

Join us to celebrate the national launch of the ADA Foundation Give Veterans A Smile program. The awareness and fundraising event will be held at The National WWII Museum New Orleans. The GVAS program is designed to call national attention to the unmet oral health needs of veterans and to encourage and provide resources to dentists, enabling them to deliver pro bono oral health care services to this underserved population.

Business Dress. Service Dress Uniform encouraged, if applicable.

Ticket cost: $150 per person

Register when you register for SmileCon 2024.

GVAS Pack & Give Back Event

Help our vets by packing Health & Comfort Kits for underserved veterans in the New Orleans area.

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GVAS Pack & Give Back Event is sponsored by:

Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures logo
Dental Trade Alliance Foundation logo
Disabled Veterans National Foundation logo
Henry Schein Cares logo