DDS Acknowledgments 2017-2018

DDS Acknowledgements 2017-2018

Dental LIfeline Network

Partner Programs

National DDS

Other

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • ALABAMA
M. Wendy Holder, DMD, & R. Michael Robinson, DMD, Co-Chairs
• 237 Dentists and 64 Laboratories
• $372,927 in donated services, 203 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Alabama Dental Association, Alabama Medicaid Agency

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • ALASKA
Heather Willis, DDS, Chair
• 97 Dentists and 23 Laboratories
• $201,490 in donated services, 75 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Alaska Dental Society, Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • ARIZONA
Victoria Griego, DDS, Chair
• 131 Dentists and 53 Laboratories
• $114,888 in donated services, 60 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Arizona Dental Association and its Foundation, BHHS Legacy Foundation, Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • ARKANSAS
Trevor Coffee, DDS, Chair
• 86 Dentists and 17 Laboratories
• $129,251 in donated services, 65 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Arkansas State Dental Association, Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • CALIFORNIA
Michael C. Seastrom, DDS, Chair
• 662 Dentists and 322 Laboratories
• $438,698 in donated services, 191 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: California Dental Association, San Diego County Dental Society, Tri-County Dental Society, Archstone Foundation, NFL Alumni Association, San Bernardino County Department of Public Health, San Diego Dental Health Foundation, Gary and Mary West Foundation

**DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • COLORADO
Steven R. Nelson, DDS, MS, President
• 769 Dentists and 155 Laboratories
• $2,038,802 in donated services, 617 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Colorado Dental Association and its Foundation, Metro Denver Dental Society, Colorado Springs Dental Society, Anschutz Family Foundation, A.V. Hunter Trust, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Colorado Springs Health Foundation, Daniels Fund, Delta Dental of Colorado, Dentists Professional Liability Trust of Colorado, The Denver Foundation – Lowe Fund, Virginia W. Hill Foundation, Mabel Y. Hughes Charitable Trust, Next Fifty Initiative, Tipton Family Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • FLORIDA
Cesar Sabates, DDS, President
• 455 Dentists and 215 Laboratories
• $703,994 in donated services, 234 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Florida Dental Association and its Foundation, Florida Department of Health, American Dental Partners Foundation, Fred and Jean Allegretti Foundation, The Batchelor Foundation, The Gloria Estefan Foundation, NFL Alumni Association

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • GEORGIA
Richard A. Weinman, DMD, Chair
• 178 Dentists and 61 Laboratories
• $403,888 in donated services, 141 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Georgia Dental Association, Georgia Baptist Health Care Ministry Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • HAWAII
Melvin Choy, DDS, President
• 123 Dentists and 30 Laboratories
• $238,532 in donated services, 84 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Department of Health-Hawaii State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Hawaii Dental Service Foundation; endorsed by the Hawaii Dental Association

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • ILLINOIS
Sharon J. Perlman, DDS, MPH, President
• 803 Dentists and 186 Laboratories
• $1,426,940 in donated services, 608 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society Foundation, Two Anonymous Donors, Blowitz-Ridgeway Foundation, Helen Brach Foundation, Community Memorial Fund, Patrick & Anna M. Cudahy Fund, George M. Eisenberg Foundation for Charities, Full Circle Foundation, Grant Healthcare Foundation, Edmond and Alice Opler Foundation, Michael Reese Health Trust, Sage Foundation, Dr. Scholl Foundation, VNA Foundation, Illinois Central College

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • INDIANA
William C. Hine, Jr., DDS, President
• 551 Dentists and 101 Laboratories
• $859,337 in donated services, 378 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Indiana Dental Association and its Members, Indiana State Department of Health, Indiana Dental Association Foundation for Dental Health, John W. Anderson Foundation, Delta Dental Foundation, Indianapolis District Dental Society Foundation, NFL Alumni Association, Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr., Memorial Foundation, Patterson Dental

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • IOWA
Jay Davidson, DDS, Chair
• 240 Dentists and 37 Laboratories
• $804,403 in donated services, 257 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Iowa Dental Association, Delta Dental of Iowa, Iowa Department of Public Health

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • KANSAS
Stephen D. Zeller, DDS, President
• 352 Dentists and 55 Laboratories
• $891,345 in donated services, 340 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Kansas Dental Association, Delta Dental of Kansas, Lewis H. Humphreys Charitable Trust, Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Walter & Lucy Roush Charitable Trust

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • KENTUCKY
Darren S. Greenwell, DMD, MAGD, Chair
• 66 Dentists and 23 Laboratories
• $127,929 in donated services, 44 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Kentucky Dental Association, Delta Dental of Kentucky Making Smiles Happen® Initiative

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • LOUISIANA
Frank Martello, DDS, President
• 351 Dentists and 73 Laboratories
• $288,551 in donated services, 128 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Louisiana Dental Association and its Members, American Dental Partners Foundation, Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation, Foundation of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, Grayson Foundation, NFL Alumni Association, Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Family Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • MAINE
Dean Tourigny, DDS, Chair
• 168 Dentists and 21 Laboratories
• $371,459 in donated services, 148 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Maine Dental Association, Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Dancing with the Dentists, Inc.

*MARYLAND Foundation of Dentistry for the
Handicapped
– Murray Sykes, DDS, President
• 526 Dentists and 199 Laboratories
• $1,080,806 in donated services, 341 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Maryland State Dental Association, Dresher Foundation, Gratis Foundation, John J. Leidy Foundation, Quality Health Foundation, State of Maryland, Wheeler Foundation

*MICHIGAN DDS
Michigan Dental Association, Karen Burgess, Executive Director
• 823 Dentists and 197 Laboratories
• $1,001,663 in donated services, 233 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Michigan Dental Association, Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan Dental Association Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • MINNESOTA
Stephen Litton, DDS and Rosalie Perpich, DDS, Co-Chairs
• 425 Dentists and 94 Laboratories
• $1,038,787 in donated services, 258 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Minnesota Dental Association, Delta Dental of Minnesota through a grant to the Minnesota Dental Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • MISSISSIPPI
Dan H. Singley, DMD and Sherry Gwin, DMD, Co-Chairs
• 256 Dentists and 35 Laboratories
• $637,842 in donated services, 226 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Mississippi Dental Association, Mississippi Division of Medicaid

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • MISSOURI
James Schmidt, DDS, Chair
• 355 Dentists and 87 Laboratories
• $742,336 in donated services, 223 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Missouri Dental Association, Delta Dental of Missouri, Allen P. & Josephine B. Green Foundation, International College of Dentists – USA Section Foundation, The Kaufman Fund, Jane & Jack Strandberg Charitable Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • MONTANA
Montana Dental Association,
Al Garver, Executive Director
• 193 Dentists and 45 Laboratories
• $259,807 in donated services, 100 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Montana Dental Association, Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services – Developmental Disabilities Program, Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • NEVADA
Joel Glover, DDS, Chair
• 77 Dentists and 29 Laboratories
• $84,179 in donated services, 41 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Nevada Dental Association, Nevada Community Foundation – Golden Nugget Las Vegas Community Fund, Dental Lifeline Network

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • NEW HAMPSHIRE
Jim Williamson, Chair
• 155 Dentists and 22 Laboratories
• $157,036 in donated services, 83 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: New Hampshire Dental Society and its Foundation, Cogswell Benevolent Trust, Northeast Delta Dental, Dental Lifeline Network

**DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • NEW JERSEY
Sidney Whitman, DDS, President
• 604 Dentists and 113 Laboratories
• $710,388 in donated services, 272 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: New Jersey Dental Association, Delta Dental of New Jersey, NFL Alumni Association, C. Northrop Pond and Alethea Marder Pond Foundation, Lillian Pitkin Schenck Fund, The Scholler Foundation, Dental Lifeline Network

*NEW MEXICO DDS
New Mexico Dental Foundation, James Cole, DDS,
President
• 183 Dentists and 68 Laboratories
• $451,097 in donated services, 112 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: New Mexico Dental Association, Carl C. Anderson, Sr. and Marie Jo Anderson Charitable Foundation, University of New Mexico Department of Dental Services, The NM Beverage Association, The Albuquerque Community Foundation, United Way of Central New Mexico

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • NEW YORK
Thomas J. Connolly, DDS, Chair
• 525 Dentists and 128 Laboratories
• $899,736 in donated services, 252 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: New York State Dental Association, H. van Ameringen Foundation, Florence V. Burden Foundation, FJC: A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds, Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Isaac H. Tuttle Fund

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • NORTH CAROLINA
David G. Dickerhoff, DDS, Chair
• 342 Dentists and 107 Laboratories
• $273,565 in donated services, 99 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: North Carolina Dental Society, American Dental Partners Foundation, Anonymous Funder, Delta Dental Foundation, 4 Others Foundation, Mary Lynn Richardson Foundation, Mary Norris Preyer Fund, Triad Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • NORTH DAKOTA
Maria “Duffy” Meyer, DDS, Chair
• 125 Dentists and 10 Laboratories
• $281,785 in donated services, 90 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: North Dakota Dental Association, North Dakota Department of Health

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • OREGON
Gerald L. Kennedy, DMD, MAGD, Chair
• 351 Dentists and 87 Laboratories
• $410,519 in donated services, 131 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Oregon Dental Association, ESCO Foundation, Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust, Wheeler Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • PENNSYLVANIA
Bernard Dishler, DDS, Chair
• 627 Dentists and 113 Laboratories
• $1,323,866 in donated services, 538 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Pennsylvania Dental Association, Pennsylvania Department of Health

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • RHODE ISLAND
Martin C. Nager, DMD, President
• 197 Dentists and 34 Laboratories
• $374,022 in donated services, 134 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Rhode Island Dental Association and its Members and Components, Amica Companies Foundation, Delta Dental of Rhode Island Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation, Foundation of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, June Rockwell Levy Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • SOUTH CAROLINA
Jeffrey J. Gardner, DMD, MAGD, Chair
• 195 Dentists and 25 Laboratories
• $471,642 in donated services, 179 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: South Carolina Dental Association, South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

*SOUTH DAKOTA DDS
South Dakota Dental Foundation,
Paul Knecht, Executive Director
• 192 Dentists and 23 Laboratories
• $581,306 in donated services, 164 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: South Dakota Dental Association and its Foundation, Delta Dental of South Dakota Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • TENNESSEE
William Powell, DDS, MS, Chair
• 179 Dentists and 52 Laboratories
• $172,892 in donated services, 56 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Tennessee Dental Association and its Foundation, Delta Dental of Tennessee-Smile 180 Foundation, Foundation of the Pierre Fauchard Academy

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • UTAH
Laurence Palmer, DDS, Chair
• 98 Dentists and 48 Laboratories
• $161,640 in donated services, 76 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Utah Dental Association, Utah Department of Health

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • VERMONT
Stephen Pitmon, DDS, Chair
• 53 Dentists and 5 Laboratories
• $80,083 in donated services, 32 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Vermont State Dental Society, Northeast Delta Dental Foundation

*VIRGINIA DDS
Virginia Dental Association Foundation,
Barry Isringhausen, President,
Tara Quinn, Executive Director
• 618 Dentists and 102 Laboratories
• $1,189,759 in donated services, 332 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: The Cameron Foundation, Community Foundation of the Dan River Region, DentaQuest, John Randolph Foundation, and Richmond Dental Society

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • WASHINGTON
Susan (Hollinsworth) Adams, DDS, Chair
• 258 Dentists and 126 Laboratories
• $235,999 in donated services, 93 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Seattle-King County Dental Society, Glaser Foundation, Guardian

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • WEST VIRGINIA
West Virginia Dental Association,
Richard Stevens, Executive Director
• 82 Dentists and 11 Laboratories
• $63,402 in donated services, 31 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: West Virginia Dental Association, Dental Lifeline Network

*WISCONSIN DDS
Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation,
Dr. James Morgenroth, President
• 521 Dentists and 91 Laboratories
• $559,106 in donated services, 142 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation, Delta Dental of Wisconsin Foundation, Wisconsin Department of Health Services

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • WYOMING
Mark O’Farrell, DDS, Chair
• 107 Dentists and 10 Laboratories
• $181,198 in donated services, 81 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Wyoming Dental Association, Daniels Fund, Delta Dental of Wyoming, Myra Fox Skelton Foundation, Wyoming Community Foundation – Willard G. McNamara Memorial Endowment

** Also includes funding for Dental HouseCalls and/or Bridge/Campaign of Concern

DLN Legacy Society
Members express their commitment to the perpetual support of DLN through the most meaningful form of charitable giving by naming DLN in their estate plans.

Members:
• Burton & Suzanne Borgelt
• Michael R. Dick, DMD
• Pete Frechette*
• Benjamin & Debbi Goodier
• Dr. David R. & Margaret P. Iglehart
• Fred & Ann Leviton
• McDonough Medical Products Corp.
• Drs. Martin Nager and Denise Shapiro
• Gary K. Porter
• Steve & Sherri Weinstein
*deceased

DLN Acknowledgments 2016/2017

Financial Support From:
• American Dental Association
• American Dental Partners Foundation
• American Academy of Implant Dentistry Foundation
• Benco Dental
• Benco Family Foundation
• Colgate-Palmolive Company
• Delta Dental
• Dental Trade Alliance and its Foundation
• DentaQuest Foundation
• Dentsply Sirona
• Henry Schein Dental
• Patterson Dental Company
• Patterson Foundation

With Assistance From:
• 3M ESPE
• Dentsply Sirona
• Henry Schein Dental
• Implant Direct
• Ivoclar Vivadent
• Keystone Dental
• Nobel Biocare
• Patterson Dental Company
• Patterson Foundation
• Shatkin F.I.R.S.T., LLC
• Straumann
• Zest Anchors
• Zimmer Biomet

DentaCheques Support:
• Dental Health Products, Inc.
• Dental Trade Alliance
• Henry Schein Dental
• NDC Dental
• Patterson Dental Company

Strategic Partners:
• American Dental Association
• Academy of General Dentistry
• Academy of LDS Dentists
• American Academy of Implant Dentistry
• American Academy of Periodontology
• American Association of Endodontists
• American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
• American Association of Orthodontists
• American Association of Women Dentists
• American College of Dentists
• American College of Prosthodontists
• American Dental Assistants Association
• Hispanic Dental Association
• National Association of Dental Laboratories
• National Dental Association
• Pacific Dental Services
• The Pankey Institute
• Seattle Study Club®

Recognized By:
• American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
• American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
• American College of Cardiology Foundation
• American College of Emergency Physicians
• American College of Gastroenterology
• American College of Physicians
• American College of Rheumatology
• American Diabetes Association
• American Nurses Association
• American Psychiatric Association
• American Society of Clinical Oncology
• American Society of Transplant Surgeons
• American Thoracic Society
• Association of Oncology Social Work
• Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation
• DaVita
• Forum of End Stage Renal Disease Networks
• Fresenius Medical Care
• Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
• Medicare Rights Center
• National Kidney Foundation
• National Multiple Sclerosis Society
• Parkinson’s Foundation
• Renal Physicians Association
• Society for Transplant Social Workers
• Society for Vascular Surgery

Board of Directors

Officers

Chair
Frank A. Maggio, DDS

Vice Chair
John Nicholas Vinke
Strategic-Architecture.com

Treasurer and Assistant Secretary
Stephen A. Weinstein
Spencer Fane

Founder
Larry Coffee, DDS

Immediate Past Chairman
Thomas Fleszar, DDS, MS

President and Chief Executive Officer
Fred Leviton

Directors at Large

Teri Battaglieri
Delta Dental of Michigan

Terry L. Buckenheimer, DMD

Gordon Christensen, DDS, MS, PhD
Practical Clinical Courses
CR Foundation

Charles F. Cohen
Benco Dental Supply Company

Joseph P. Crowley, DDS

Drew Eason
Florida Dental Association

Judith M. Fisch, DDS
American Dental Association

Martin C. Nager, DDS

Bill Neumann
Group Dentistry Now

Kirk Norbo, DMD
American Dental Association

Tim E. Rogan
Patterson Dental North America

Gregory M. Sheehan
Dentsply Sirona

Dave Steck
Henry Schein Dental

Bret Wise
Dentsply Sirona

National DDS safety net helps individuals in the following states:

Connecticut:
• 49 Dentists and 12 Laboratories
• $87,607 in donated services to 15 people

Delaware:
• 15 Dentists and 5 Laboratories
• $8,912 in donated services to 4 people

District of Columbia:
• 17 Dentists
• $13,373 in donated services to 6 people

Idaho:
• 55 Dentists and 28 Laboratories
• $55,510 in donated services to 9 people

Massachusetts:
• 60 Dentists and 32 Laboratories
• $40,699 in donated services to 11 people

Nebraska:
• 23 Dentists and 18 Laboratories
• $12,720 in donated services to 4 people

Ohio:
• 930 Dentists and 19 Laboratories

Texas:
• 25 Dentists and 20 Laboratories
• $42,255 in donated services, 9 people served

Oklahoma:

D-DENT and Eastern Oklahoma DDS assumed responsibility for all services in Oklahoma.

EASTERN OKLAHOMA DDS – 162 Dentists and 19 Labs

• $3,459,138 in donated services to 1,543 people