DDS Acknowledgments 2019-2020

DDS Acknowledgements 2019-2020

Dental Lifeline Network

National DDS

Other

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • ALABAMA
M. Wendy Holder, DMD and R. Michael Robinson, DMD, Co-Chairs
• 215 Dentists and 64 Laboratories
• $263,273 in donated services, 160 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Alabama Dental Association, Alabama Medicaid Agency

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • ALASKA
Heather A. Willis, DDS, Chair
• 95 Dentists and 21 Laboratories
• $129,034 in donated services, 57 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Alaska Dental Society, Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • ARIZONA
Victoria T. Griego, DDS, Chair
• 168 Dentists and 56 Laboratories
• $340,429 in donated services, 105 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Arizona Dental Association and its Foundation, BHHS Legacy Foundation, Partially Funded by the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation, Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • ARKANSAS
William Trevor Coffee, DDS, Chair
• 96 Dentists and 15 Laboratories
• $174,946 in donated services, 73 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Arkansas State Dental Association, Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • CALIFORNIA
Michael C. Seastrom, DDS, Chair
• 759 Dentists and 343 Laboratories
• $400,734 in donated services, 137 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: California Dental Association, San Diego County Dental Society, Albertsons Companies Foundation, Anthem Foundation, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, NFL Alumni Association, Gary and Mary West Foundation

**DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • COLORADO
Steven R. Nelson, DDS, MS, President
• 730 Dentists and 147 Laboratories
• $1,350,044 in donated services, 512 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Colorado Dental Association, Colorado Springs Dental Society, Metro Denver Dental Society, Albertsons/Safeway Foundation, Anschutz Family Foundation, Anthem Foundation, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, Colorado Springs Health Foundation, Daniels Fund, Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation, Dentists Professional Liability Trust of Colorado, Denver Foundation/Lowe Fund, Virginia W. Hill Foundation, A.V. Hunter Trust, Next Fifty Initiative, Tipton Family Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • CONNECTICUT
Cynara C. McPhail, DMD, Chair
• 124 Dentists and 12 Laboratories
• $147,939 in donated services, 53 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Connecticut State Dental Association, Anthem Foundation, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • FLORIDA
Cesar R. Sabates, DDS, President
• 504 Dentists and 221 Laboratories
• $618,028 in donated services, 179 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Florida Dental Association and its Foundation, Fred and Jean Allegretti Foundation, American Dental Partners Foundation, The Batchelor Foundation, Inc., The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, International College of Dentists – USA Section Foundation, NFL Alumni Association, Villa Family Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • GEORGIA
Richard A. Weinman, DMD, Chair
• 247 Dentists and 62 Laboratories
• $625,993 in donated services, 197 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Georgia Dental Association, The Georgia Department of Community Health

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • HAWAII
Melvin M. Choy, DDS, President
• 128 Dentists and 28 Laboratories
• $191,364 in donated services, 82 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Hawaii State Council on Developmental Disabilities – Dept. of Health, Hawaii Dental Service Foundation; endorsed by the Hawaii Dental Association

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • IDAHO
• 60 Dentists and 34 Laboratories
• $19,384 in donated services, 14 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Idaho Dental Association, Ultradent Products, Inc.

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • ILLINOIS
Sharon J. Perlman, DDS, MPH, President
• 822 Dentists and 178 Laboratories
• $1,279,949 in donated services, 569 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Illinois State Dental Society and its Foundation, Chicago Dental Society and its Foundation, Academy of General Dentistry, Anonymous Donors (2), Blowitz-Ridgeway Foundation, Helen Brach Foundation, Community Memorial Foundation, George M. Eisenberg Foundation for Charities, Full Circle Foundation, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, The John R. Houlsby Foundation, Russell and Josephine Kott Memorial Charitable Trust, Illinois Central College, Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Foundation, Sage Foundation, Dr. Scholl Foundation, VNA Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • INDIANA
Lawrence I. Goldblatt, DDS, MS, President
• 522 Dentists and 100 Laboratories
• $752,189 in donated services, 322 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Indiana Dental Association and its Members, Indianapolis District Dental Society Foundation, John W. Anderson Foundation, Anthem Foundation, Central Indiana Senior Fund a CICF Fund, Delta Dental Foundation, Indiana State Department of Health, NFL Alumni Association, Nicholas H. Noyes Jr. Memorial Foundation Inc., Patterson Dental, Florence M. and Paul M. Staehl Trust through the PNC Charitable Trusts Grant Review Committee

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • IOWA
Jay R. Davidson, DDS, Chair
• 246 Dentists and 36 Laboratories
• $559,152 in donated services, 191 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Iowa Dental Association, Delta Dental of Iowa, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Iowa Department of Public Health

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • KANSAS
Stephen D. Zeller, DDS, President
• 349 Dentists and 52 Laboratories
• $746,740 in donated services, 308 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Kansas Dental Association, Delta Dental of Kansas, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Lewis H. Humphreys Charitable Trust – Bank of America N.A. Trustee, Kansas Bureau of Oral Health – Kansas Department of Health and Environment, John W. & Effie E. Speas Memorial Trust Bank of America N.A. Trustee

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • KENTUCKY
Darren S. Greenwell, DMD, FACD, MAGD, Chair
• 111 Dentists and 20 Laboratories
• $202,733 in donated services, 73 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Kentucky Dental Association, Delta Dental of Kentucky Making Smiles Happen® Initiative

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • LOUISIANA
Charles B. Foy Jr., DDS, President
• 381 Dentists and 79 Laboratories
• $285,108 in donated services, 143 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Louisiana Dental Association and its Members, Louisiana Dental Association Foundation, American Dental Partners Foundation, Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation, Children’s Dental Clinic, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, NFL Alumni Association, E.J. and Marjory B. Ourso Family Foundation, Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Family Foundation, Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • MAINE
Dean G. Tourigny, DDS, Chair
• 157 Dentists and 21 Laboratories
• $250,188 in donated services, 112 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Maine Dental Association, Dancing with the Dentists, Inc., Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Northeast Delta Dental

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • MASSACHUSETTS
Alan Budd, DMD, Chair
• 86 Dentists and 36 Laboratories
• $31,476 in donated services, 20 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Massachusetts Dental Society Foundation

*MARYLAND DDS
Maryland Foundation of Dentistry

Marissa Tisch, Executive Director
• 498 Dentists and 142 Laboratories
• $903,637 in donated services, 327 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Maryland State Dental Association, Carefirst, Delta Dental, Dresher Foundation, John J. Leidy Foundation, Qlarant Foundation, State of Maryland, Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Foundation, Wheeler Foundation

*MICHIGAN DDS
Michigan Dental Association, Karen Burgess, Executive Director
• 818 Dentists and 193 Laboratories
• $827,020 in donated services, 290 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Michigan Dental Association, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • MINNESOTA
Stephen Litton, DDS and Rosalie Perpich, DDS, Co-Chairs
• 439 Dentists and 89 Laboratories
• $1,008,292 in donated services, 248 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Minnesota Dental Association, Delta Dental of Minnesota through a grant to the Minnesota Dental Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • MISSISSIPPI
Sherry R. Gwin, DMD, Chair
• 257 Dentists and 35 Laboratories
• $376,470 in donated services, 131 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Mississippi Dental Association, American Dental Partners Foundation, Mississippi State Department of Health Office of Oral Health

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • MISSOURI
James L. Schmidt, DDS, Chair
• 377 Dentists and 89 Laboratories
• $730,000 in donated services, 236 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Missouri Dental Association, Delta Dental of Missouri, Taylor S. & Patti Harding Abernathy Charitable Trust Bank of America N.A. Trustee, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • MONTANA
David C. Keim, DDS, President
• 199 Dentists and 44 Laboratories
• $323,586 in donated services, 131 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Montana Dental Association, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, The Montana Council on Developmental Disabilities, Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services – Developmental Disabilities Program, Montana Oral Health Foundation, Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • NEVADA
• 67 Dentists and 30 Laboratories
• $102,943 in donated services, 39 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Nevada Dental Association, Anthem Foundation, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • NEW HAMPSHIRE
Jim Williamson, Chair
• 160 Dentists and 24 Laboratories
• $94,814 in donated services, 65 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: New Hampshire Dental Society and its Foundation, Anthem Foundation, Cogswell Benevolent Trust, Northeast Delta Dental

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • NEW JERSEY
Sidney Whitman, DDS, President
• 603 Dentists and 105 Laboratories
• $564,712 in donated services, 324 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: New Jersey Dental Association and its members, Atlantic Cape May County Dental Society, Mercer Dental Society, Middlesex County Dental Society, Monmouth-Ocean County Dental Society, Southern Dental Society of New Jersey, Delta Dental of New Jersey, NFL Alumni Association, Lillian P. Schenck Foundation, C. Northrop Pond and Alethea Marder Pond Foundation, State of New Jersey, Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities, Miles Hodsdon Vernon Foundation, Inc.

*NEW MEXICO DDS
New Mexico Dental Association Foundation, Trish Rule, Executive Director
• 159 Dentists and 60 Laboratories
• $306,310 in donated services, 105 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: New Mexico Dental Association, Carl C. Anderson, Sr. and Marie Jo Anderson Charitable Foundation, Blue Cross Blue Shield NM, University of New Mexico Department of Dental Services

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • NEW YORK
Edward Miller Jr., DMD, Chair
• 553 Dentists and 127 Laboratories
• $580,776 in donated services, 199 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: New York State Dental Association, Seventh District Dental Society of New York, Anthem Foundation, H. van Ameringen Foundation, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • NORTH CAROLINA
David G. Dickerhoff, DDS, Chair
• 347 Dentists and 109 Laboratories
• $221,900 in donated services, 133 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: North Carolina Dental Society and its Foundation, 4 Others Foundation, American Dental Partners Foundation, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Mary Norris Preyer Fund, North Carolina Dental Health Endowment a component fund of the North Carolina Community Foundation, Mary Lynn Richardson Fund

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • NORTH DAKOTA
Maria “Duffy” Meyer, DDS, Chair
• 112 Dentists and 10 Laboratories
• $212,127 in donated services, 76 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: North Dakota Dental Association, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, North Dakota Department of Health

*OHIO DDS/OPTIONS
Ohio Dental Association, David Owsiany, JD, Executive Director
• 893 Dentists and 105 Laboratories
• $52,426 in donated services, 29 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Ohio Dental Association, Ohio Department of Health

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • OREGON
Gerald L. Kennedy, DMD, MAGD, Chair
• 307 Dentists and 89 Laboratories
• $123,022 in donated services, 41 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Oregon Dental Association, Sheryll and J.P. Aleskus Jr. Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, Henry L. Hillman Jr. Foundation, Marshik Family Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust, Wheeler Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • PENNSYLVANIA
Bernard Dishler, DDS, Chair
• 632 Dentists and 111 Laboratories
• $1,089,544 in donated services, 434 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Pennsylvania Dental Association, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Pennsylvania Department of Health

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • RHODE ISLAND
Martin C. Nager, DMD, President
• 206 Dentists and 24 Laboratories
• $369,196 in donated services, 151 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, June Rockwell Levy Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • SOUTH CAROLINA
Jeffrey J. Gardner, DMD, MAGD, Chair
• 206 Dentists and 26 Laboratories
• $366,503 in donated services, 132 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: South Carolina Dental Association, Delta Dental of Missouri, South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

*SOUTH DAKOTA DDS
South Dakota Dental Foundation, Paul Knecht, Executive Director
• 192 Dentists and 24 Laboratories
• $539,797 in donated services, 172 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: South Dakota Dental Association and its Foundation, Delta Dental of South Dakota Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • TENNESSEE
William D. Powell, DDS, MS, Chair
• 202 Dentists and 53 Laboratories
• $354,924 in donated services, 130 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Tennessee Dental Association and its Foundation, Tennessee Department of Health, Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • UTAH
Laurence Palmer, DDS, Chair
• 128 Dentists and 52 Laboratories
• $169,407 in donated services, 85 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Utah Dental Association, Utah Department of Health

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • VERMONT
Stephen Pitmon, DDS, Chair
• 51 Dentists and 6 Laboratories
• $56,848 in donated services, 26 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Vermont State Dental Society, Northeast Delta Dental

*VIRGINIA DDS
Virginia Dental Association Foundation, Tara Quinn, Executive Director
• 608 Dentists and 104 Laboratories
• $717,582 in donated services, 374 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Virginia Dental Association, The Cameron Foundation, Community Foundation of the Dan River Region, Delta Dental of VA Foundation, DentaQuest, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Herndon Foundation, Emily S. and Coleman A. Hunter Trust, Jenkins Foundation, John Randolph Foundation, WW and MT Regirer Foundation, Richmond Memorial Health Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • WASHINGTON
Amy Cook, DDS, Chair
• 289 Dentists and 136 Laboratories
• $238,862 in donated services, 131 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Seattle-King County Dental Society, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Catherine Wilkins Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • WEST VIRGINIA
• 84 Dentists and 12 Laboratories
• $27,550 in donated services, 27 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: West Virginia Dental Association, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

*WISCONSIN DDS
Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation, Mark Paget, Executive Director
• 476 Dentists and 89 Laboratories
• $429,522 in donated services, 145 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation, Wisconsin Department of Health Services

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • WYOMING
Mark G. O’Farrell, DDS, Chair
• 104 Dentists and 10 Laboratories
• $99,575 in donated services, 57 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Wyoming Dental Association and its members, Albertsons/Safeway Foundation, 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

* Partner Program

National DDS safety net helps individuals in the following states:

Delaware:
• 18 Dentists and 5 Laboratories
• $3,862 in donated services,11 people served

District of Columbia:
• 19 Dentists
• $15,277 in donated services, 3 people served

Nebraska:
• 37 Dentists and 20 Laboratories
• $3,628 in donated services, 8 people served

Texas:
• 94 Dentists and 28 Laboratories
• $64,241 in donated services, 31 people served

Oklahoma:

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

EASTERN OKLAHOMA DDS – 159 Dentists and 14 Labs

• $3,617,990 in donated services, 1,888 people served