San Antonio District Dental Society Foundation,
a 501(c)(3) Organization

The San Antonio District Dental Society (SADDS) Foundation was created so that SADDS members would have a way of making charitable and tax-free donations for the San Antonio area to provide charitable care to the citizens in the SADDS counties and scholarships for Dental students at the UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry.

The SADDS Foundation board officers and members for 2023 are:

Dr. Wendell Edgin (President)

Dr. Richard Potter (Vice President)

Dr. Rise’ Martin (Secretary)

Dr. Anthony Sabino (Treasurer)

Dr. Ben Taylor (Immediate Past President)

Dr. Bill Cruse

Dr. Fred Philips

Dr. Frank Danna

Dr. Lavoyger Gies

Dr. Akshay Thusu

Ms. Patty Taylor

The SADDS Foundation is organized exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding sections of any future federal tax code. The primary purpose of The Foundation, subject to the limitations herein provided, is to improve the oral health of Texans, especially the needy and vulnerable.

The mission of the San Antonio District Dental Society Foundation is to educate the public and the profession about oral health, to enhance the public image of dentistry, to enhance dental education, and to improve access to dental care for the citizens of Texas. The Foundation will coordinate existing resources and providers, develop innovative programs, and raise the appreciation of dental health through public awareness.

The SADDS Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit under Internal Revenue Service regulations, a true public charity capable of accepting fully tax-deductible contributions. If you would like to donate, please use this link.

Join us in our mission to promote oral health education and provide dental care for those in need. Your tax-free donation to the San Antonio District Dental Society Foundation (SADDS) can make a meaningful difference in the lives of people in our community. Our work is focused on enhancing the public perception of dentistry, offering dental scholarships, and providing charity dental care to underserved populations.

Donating is easy. Simply visit the SADDS Foundation donation page and select the amount you would like to contribute. Your credit card payment will be securely processed, and we will send you a tax-deductible donation form soon after your gift is received.

As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, your contribution to the SADDS Foundation is tax-deductible. We encourage you to consult with a tax professional to determine how your donation can benefit you.

Thank you for your generous support and for helping us improve oral health in Texas!