California

Donated Dental Services (DDS)

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

Due to lengthy wait lists, applications are only being accepted in the following counties:

• San Diego (Only if over 60 years old)


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.

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Veterans

If you are a veteran who meets the qualifications above, please apply to the program by clicking the button below. Even if your county is closed, you may still apply.


VETERANS - APPLY HERE

Click here to download and print an application

Contact

Sue Lear, DDS Coordinator
530.241.4222
530.241.4333 (fax)
slear@DentalLifeline.org

Dental Lifeline Network • California
P.O. Box 994705
Redding, CA 96099

To request an application please call the toll free number: 888.235.5826.

Donated Dental Services (DDS)

578

Volunteer Dentists in California

339

Volunteer Laboratories in California

$7.3M

in Donated Treatment to Patients in California

2,179

Patients treated in California since 1995

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

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Leadership Council

  • Michael C. Seastrom, DDS
    Chair
  • Douglas N. Christiansen, DDS
  • Gerald M. Middleton, DDS
  • Peter Smrecek, DDS
  • John K. Sudick, DDS

I felt ugly and was never without pain. Now I feel like I look. I’m ready to eat my first meal now. Dr. Zabek is a savior.

Donna, a California DDS patient, with Gregory Zabek, DDS