Donated Dental Services (DDS)


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


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 all counties are CLOSED for new applications

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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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.


Click here to download and print an application


Sue Lear, DDS Coordinator
530.241.4333 (fax)

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)


Volunteer Dentists in California


Volunteer Laboratories in California


in Donated Treatment to Patients in California


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
  • 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