Alabama

NaomiKelly&Dr

“Now I can chew and eat stuff that I wasn’t able to eat. My teeth fit really well and I love the way I look.” –Naomi (above right), an Alabama DDS patient

View the 2011-2012 Alabama DDS Annual Report


Donated Dental Services (DDS)

  • 261 volunteer dentists
  • 85 volunteer laboratories
  • $3.9 million in donated treatment to 1,752 patients since 1998

Volunteers Needed

Please volunteer! We need general dentists, specialists and labs willing to donate their skills and time, and the funding to make more treatment possible. More Information

Volunteer Now – Dentists and Labs

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Services
• DDS volunteers provide comprehensive treatment to eligible patients
• Volunteers do not provide emergency services

Eligibility
Applicants must lack adequate income to pay for dental care and:

• Have a permanent disability, or
• Are elderly: age 65 or older, or
• Qualify as medically fragile

Counties Closed/Open to New Applicants

If you have documentation from a physician stating that you cannot receive essential medical treatment due to your dental condition you can apply for the program even if your county is closed.

Due to lengthy wait lists, applications are not being accepted in the following counties:

Barbour Mobile  
Dale Montgomery  
Houston Morgan  
Lee Walker  
     


For More Information, Contact:

Brenda McCoy, DDS Coordinator
334.834.1114 or bmccoy@DentalLifeline.org
334.834.5498 (fax)
800.414.9449

Dental Lifeline Network • Alabama
P.O. Box 571
Montgomery, AL 36101-0571

All applications must be submitted through a DDS Coordinator

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Success Story

JohnWooley&DrPhillipCox

Alabaster resident John (right), age 16, suffered painful, chronic headaches. He needed orthodontic care to relieve the stress on muscles and other structures that created his pain. John’s mother has a disability, cares for two other children and could not pay for John’s treatment. Phillip Cox, DDS, donated orthodontic care to a very grateful young man who learned to take good care of his teeth and his new smile.