An organization representing academic dentistry, the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is the voice of dental education.

Founded in 1923, ADEA has existed to serve the curious youngster wondering how to become a dentist, the hardworking educator training the dental professionals of the future, and those striving for scientific or public policy improvements in oral health care.

For a list of scholarships and funding opportunities, click here: ADEA Scholarships, Awards, and Fellowships for Students.

Also, visit ADEA GoDental. ADEA GoDental is an innovative initiative of the ADEA that provides students interested in pursuing careers in dentistry and dental hygiene with the information and guidance they need to apply to programs, matriculate and eventually fulfill their career goals. ADEA GoDental aspires to reach students from a variety of backgrounds to supply the dental and dental hygiene workforce needed to meet the evolving oral health needs of a diverse society.