Give Kids a Smile -
Dental Professional Information
Connecticut dentists are participating in the program, as well, doing their part to assist children in maintaining a healthy smile. Many Connecticut dental teams participate in the program not just on this day, but provide free dental services to children of low-income families throughout the year. Click here to view the 2012 CSDA Give Kids A Smile Summary Report (PDF).
CSDA GKAS Resources for Dentists
GKAS Summary Report
This summary report is an Excel based document. Fill in the number of procedures in Column A and press enter. The total amount of each procedure will automatically calculate and the curser will move down to the next line. Continue to enter the number of procedures until you have entered all the treatments you have provided. The grand total will automatically calculate. Once the form is complete, save the document and e-mail your completed Summary Report to email@example.com.
GKAS Treatment Report
The GKAS Treatment form was designed for your convenience. This form gives the codes that are being used for data collection in our state. If your office provides a treatment to a patient that is not on the list, please write it in the notes area of the form. Use one form for each patient. This form is for your records only.
GKAS Expansion Support Application - CLOSED
The CSDA/GKAS Expansion Support Grant will provide funding on a limited basis to expand your GKAS program or begin a new program. Requests for funding may include, but are not limited to funding for costs of patient care, publicity, administration, transportation of patients to event, and volunteer support.
Congratulations to the following Give Kids a Smile Expansion Grant Awardees for 2013!
Central Area Health Education Center, Inc.
Community Health Center, Inc.
Hartford Public Schools Dental Program
Southwestern Area Health Education Center, Inc.
StayWell Health Care, Inc.
United Community and Family Services
ADA GKAS Resources for Dentists
ADA GKAS Program Planning Toolbox
The GKAS Program Planning Toolbox is an excellent resource for veterans, individual dentists or those who are new to the program. The toolbox can assist you in preparing for GKAS day. The guide includes a step-by-step timetable on how to plan an event, how to promote your event to the media and what legal issues may arise.
Press Release Template (PDF)
ADA GKAS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
ADA National Children's Dental Health Month Posters
Click Here to download the logo (for official GKAS use only).
Give Kids a Smile English Flyer (PDF)
Give Kids a Smile Spanish Flyer (PDF)
*Text can be added to each flier in the white space if you have the Adobe Acrobat Professional version. Or, you can hand write in your GKAS day information.