Welcome to the ADEAGies Foundation

The mission of the ADEAGies Foundation® is to enhance the oral health of the public through programs that support dental education, research, leadership, and recognition.

The ADEAGies Foundation contributes to solving oral health care problems by encouraging excellence in dental education, research, and patient care.
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2016 Call for Nominations

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The William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation and Achievement (the Gies Awards) are the preeminent recognition of exceptional contributions to and in support of oral health and dental education. The Gies Awards are an annual program of the ADEAGies Foundation.

We invite your nomination of individuals and organizations that exemplify the highest standards of vision, innovation and achievement in oral health and dental education, research and leadership.

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Who was William J. Gies?

Scientist, educator, innovator, visionary, pioneer — William J. Gies, Ph.D., transformed dental education.

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