About Us

Our Mission

The mission of the CDA Foundation is to improve the oral and overall health of all Californians by supporting the dental profession in its efforts to meet community needs.


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Who We Are

The CDA Foundation strives to bring healthy smiles to individuals and families, as well as grant opportunities to dentists and community-based organizations working to reduce barriers to care in underserved populations. We represent the dental profession and its humanitarian values, generously giving back through volunteerism, philanthropy, advocacy and action. 

What We Do

CDA Foundation programs and grants allow dental professionals to join in hands-on efforts to help those who experience barriers to care. We have realized many victories in the fight to decrease dental disease and increase oral health, improving the quality of life for countless Californians. 

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CDA Foundation Annual Reports

Check here to read our most recent 2022 report. For previous annual reports please see below.

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About The CDA Foundation

The California Dental Association Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation.

Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.

Tax ID number: 68-0411536