Criteria and Nomination Form

In keeping with its work and mission to promote oral health to improve the quality of life for North Carolinians, the N.C. Dental Society Foundation is pleased to announce its Dental Public Health Award, which will be awarded with a gift of $1,500 to a deserving organization and presented at the N.C. Public Health Association’s Fall Education Conference in September 2020.

Nominees must have met one or more of the following criteria:

  • Improved the oral health outcomes of children and/or adults
  • Improved access to dental services
  • Collaborated with community partners to meet the community’s oral health needs
  • Educated public on importance of preventative oral health practices

Nominees must be tax-exempt nonprofit organizations or clinics under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or a government agency.


Nomination Process

Please complete and submit the nominee form below before or by Tuesday, June 30, 2020. describing the qualifications. Self-nominations are permitted and encouraged. With questions, please contact: Laura Ridgeway, COO, N.C. Dental Society Foundation at (919) 439-2377.

Dental Society Foundation, 1600 Evans Road, Cary, NC 27513

North Carolina Dental Society Foundation is a federally designated 501(c)(3) organization, #82-0880561


Nomination Form

  • Application may include photos, newspaper clippings, video links.