- School of Dentistry Distinguished Alumni Award (2014)
Dalin received his D.D.S. from Indiana University School of Dentistry. He has won numerous dental journalism awards from the International College of Dentists and the American Dental Association. He also won Awards of Merit and Distinguished Service and the Gold Medal Award from the Greater St. Louis Dental Society; a Dentist of the Year Award from the Missouri Dental Association; and a Presidential Citation from the American Dental Association. He has been recognized by the Missouri Senate and Missouri House of Representatives and have won awards for his work with Give Kids A Smile from the Shils Foundation, Bank of American Foundation, FOCUS St. Louis, and the Progressive Youth Commission. Most recently, he received the Maynard Hine Award from the Indiana Dental Association and the first ever American Dental Association's Smile Champion Outstanding Oral Health Professional Volunteer Award.