DDS Acknowledgments 2020-2021

DDS Acknowledgements 2020-2021

Dental Lifeline Network

National DDS

Other

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • ALABAMA
M. Wendy Holder, DMD and R. Michael Robinson, DMD, Co-Chairs
• 197 Dentists and 58 Laboratories
• $328,628 in donated services, 161 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Alabama Dental Association, Alabama Medicaid Agency

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • ALASKA
Heather A. Willis, DDS, Chair
• 95 Dentists and 17 Laboratories
• $149,726 in donated services, 52 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Alaska Dental Society, Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • ARIZONA
Victoria T. Griego, DDS, Chair
• 168 Dentists and 61 Laboratories
• $556,979 in donated services, 105 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Arizona Dental Association and its Foundation, Avesis: A Guardian Life Insurance Company, BHHS Legacy Foundation, Partially Funded by the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • ARKANSAS
William Trevor Coffee, DDS, Chair
• 87 Dentists and 15 Laboratories
• $136,953 in donated services, 57 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Arkansas State Dental Association, Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care, Avesis: A Guardian Life Insurance Company

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • CALIFORNIA
Michael C. Seastrom, DDS, Chair
• 739 Dentists and 330 Laboratories
• $362,261 in donated services, 109 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: California Dental Association, San Diego County Dental Society, Albertsons Companies Foundation, Anthem Blue Cross Foundation, Gary and Mary West Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • COLORADO
Jeffrey T. Lodl, DDS, President
• 720 Dentists and 150 Laboratories
• $1,669,587 in donated services, 480 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Colorado Dental Association, Colorado Springs Dental Society, Metro Denver Dental Society, Albertsons/Safeway Foundation, Anschutz Family Foundation, A.V. Hunter Trust, Colorado Dental Association Foundation, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, Colorado Springs Health Foundation, The Daniels Fund, Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation, Dentists Professional Liability Trust of Colorado, Denver Foundation/Lowe Fund, John G. Duncan Charitable Trust, Virginia W. Hill Foundation, Mabel Y. Hughes Charitable Trust, NextFifty Initiative, Schlessman Family Foundation, Tipton Family Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • CONNECTICUT
Cynara C. McPhail, DMD, Chair
• 124 Dentists and 14 Laboratories
• $158,014 in donated services, 58 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Connecticut State Dental Association, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • FLORIDA
Mike Eggnatz, DDS, President
• 504 Dentists and 229 Laboratories
• $501,296 in donated services, 147 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Florida Dental Association and its Foundation, The Batchelor Foundation, Inc., International College of Dentists – USA Section Foundation, Villa Family Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • GEORGIA
Richard A. Weinman, DMD, Chair
• 245 Dentists and 64 Laboratories
• $609,186 in donated services, 148 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Georgia Dental Association, The Georgia Department of Community Health

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • HAWAII
Melvin M. Choy, DDS, President
• 129 Dentists and 28 Laboratories
• $202,656 in donated services, 66 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Hawaii Dental Association, Hawaii Department of Health and Human Services, Hawaii Dental Service Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • IDAHO
• 63 Dentists and 34 Laboratories
• $36,500 in donated services, 22 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Idaho Dental Association, Ultradent Products, Inc.

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • ILLINOIS
Sharon J. Perlman, DDS, MPH, President
• 794 Dentists and 178 Laboratories
• $1,138,769 in donated services, 429 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Illinois State Dental Society and its Foundation, Chicago Dental Society Foundation, Blowitz-Ridgeway Foundation, Helen Brach Foundation, Community Memorial Foundation, Delta Dental of Illinois, George M. Eisenberg Foundation for Charities, Full Circle Foundation, Avesis: A Guardian Life Insurance Company, The John R. Houlsby Foundation, Russell and Josephine Kott Memorial Charitable Trust, Sage Foundation, Dr. Scholl Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • INDIANA
Lawrence I. Goldblatt, DDS, MSD, President
• 504 Dentists and 98 Laboratories
• $744,836 in donated services, 308 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Indiana Dental Association and its Members, Indianapolis District Dental Society Foundation, John W. Anderson Foundation, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation, Delta Dental Foundation, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Indiana State Department of Health, Nicholas H. Noyes Jr. Memorial Foundation Inc., Dr. Louis and Anne B. Schneider Foundation through the PNC Charitable Trusts Grant Review Committee, Patterson Dental, TLC Dental LLC, Henry Schein, Blue & Co., DDS Match

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • IOWA
Jay R. Davidson, DDS, Chair
• 237 Dentists and 35 Laboratories
• $432,182 in donated services, 162 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Iowa Dental Association, Delta Dental of Iowa and its Foundation, Iowa Department of Public Health

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • KANSAS
Stephen D. Zeller, DDS, President
• 351 Dentists and 50 Laboratories
• $597,882 in donated services, 181 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Kansas Dental Association, Taylor S. & Patti Harding Abernathy Charitable Trust – Bank of America N.A. Trustee, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Lewis H. Humphreys Charitable Trust – Bank of America N.A. Trustee, 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
• 108 Dentists and 20 Laboratories
• $167,799 in donated services, 71 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Kentucky Dental Association, Avesis – A Guardian Life Insurance Company, Delta Dental of Kentucky Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • LOUISIANA
Charles B. Foy Jr., DDS, President
• 387 Dentists and 79 Laboratories
• $281,012 in donated services, 91 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Louisiana Dental Association and its Members, Louisiana Dental Association Foundation, Albemarle Foundation, American Dental Partners Foundation, The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation, Children’s Dental Clinic, 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, PA, Chair
• 151 Dentists and 23 Laboratories
• $226,629 in donated services, 102 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
• 77 Dentists and 34 Laboratories
• $63,034 in donated services, 38 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Massachusetts Dental Society and its Foundation, Delta Dental of Massachusetts, Eastern Dentists Insurance Company

*MARYLAND DDS
Maryland Foundation of Dentistry Donated Dental Services

Marissa Tisch, Executive Director
• 504 Dentists and 142 Laboratories
• $773,402 in donated services, 270 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Maryland State Dental Association, Ausherman Family Foundation, Delta Dental Community Care Foundation, Dresher Foundation, Healthcare Initiative Foundation, John J. Leidy Foundation, Lois and Phillip Macht Family Foundation, State of Maryland, Maryland Community Health Resources Commission, Oral Health Foundation of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, Edward and Bella Thome Memorial Foundation

*MICHIGAN DDS
Michigan Dental Association, Karen Burgess, Executive Director
• 792 Dentists and 196 Laboratories
• $663,932 in donated services, 218 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Michigan Dental Association, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • MINNESOTA
Stephen Litton, DDS, Chair
• 419 Dentists and 88 Laboratories
• $896,656 in donated services, 197 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 and W. Bradford Jenkins, DMD, Co-Chairs
• 246 Dentists and 34 Laboratories
• $177,426 in donated services, 82 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Mississippi Dental Association, Mississippi State Department of Health

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • MISSOURI
James L. Schmidt, DDS, Chair
• 368 Dentists and 92 Laboratories
• $624,134 in donated services, 184 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Missouri Dental Association and its Foundation, Delta Dental of Missouri, George Nettleton Foundation, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Victor E. Speas Foundation – Bank of America N.A. Trustee

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • MONTANA
David C. Keim, DDS, President
• 193 Dentists and 43 Laboratories
• $253,935 in donated services, 123 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, Ninth District Dental Society, Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • NEW HAMPSHIRE
Jim Williamson, Chair
• 146 Dentists and 24 Laboratories
• $157,805 in donated services, 58 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: New Hampshire Dental Society and its Foundation, Cogswell Benevolent Trust, Northeast Delta Dental Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • NEW JERSEY
Sidney Whitman, DDS, President
• 576 Dentists and 101 Laboratories
• $826,097 in donated services, 362 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: New Jersey Dental Association and its members, The Jacob and Eugenie Bucky Memorial Foundation, Inc., Delta Dental of New Jersey, C. Northrop Pond and Alethea Marder Pond Foundation, State of New Jersey Department of Human Services – Division of Developmental Disabilities, The Provident Bank Foundation, Lillian P. Schenck Foundation, Union County Dental Society

*NEW MEXICO DDS
New Mexico Dental Association Foundation, Trish Rule, Executive Director
• 138 Dentists and 54 Laboratories
• $352,253 in donated services, 118 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
• 500 Dentists and 119 Laboratories
• $659,705 in donated services, 202 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: New York State Dental Association, H. van Ameringen Foundation, Avesis – a Guardian Life Insurance Company, Empire BlueCross BlueShield Foundation, Mother Cabrini Health Foundation

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • NORTH CAROLINA
David G. Dickerhoff, DDS, Chair
• 332 Dentists and 108 Laboratories
• $525,108 in donated services, 109 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: North Carolina Dental Society and its Foundation, American Dental Partners Foundation, 4 Others Foundation, Delta Dental of North Carolina, Mary Norris-Preyer Fund, North Carolina Dental Society Foundation Endowment, Raymond J. and Mary C. Reisert Foundation Inc., Mary Lynn Richardson Fund

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • NORTH DAKOTA
Maria “Duffy” Meyer, DDS, Chair
• 109 Dentists and 10 Laboratories
• $214,732 in donated services, 70 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: North Dakota Dental Association, North Dakota Department of Health

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • OREGON
Gerald L. Kennedy, DMD, MAGD, Chair
• 297 Dentists and 89 Laboratories
• $152,009 in donated services, 59 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Oregon Dental Association, Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust, Wheeler Foundation, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • PENNSYLVANIA
Bernard Dishler, DDS, Chair
• 586 Dentists and 111 Laboratories
• $1,068,867 in donated services, 368 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Pennsylvania Dental Association, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Department of Health

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • RHODE ISLAND
Martin C. Nager, DMD, President
• 197 Dentists and 24 Laboratories
• $304,020 in donated services, 139 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, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, United Way of Rhode Island

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • SOUTH CAROLINA
Jeffrey J. Gardner, DMD, MAGD, Chair
• 192 Dentists and 26 Laboratories
• $504,417 in donated services, 123 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
• 199 Dentists and 22 Laboratories
• $476,550 in donated services, 160 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
• 208 Dentists and 51 Laboratories
• $395,322 in donated services, 117 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Tennessee Dental Association, Tennessee Department of Health, Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • UTAH
Laurence Palmer, DDS, Chair
• 125 Dentists and 53 Laboratories
• $329,707 in donated services, 98 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Utah Dental Association, Utah Department of Health, Avesis – A Guardian Life Insurance Company

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • VERMONT
Stephen Pitmon, DDS, Chair
• 47 Dentists and 5 Laboratories
• $39,280 in donated services, 24 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Vermont State Dental Society and its Foundation, Northeast Delta Dental Foundation, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

*VIRGINIA DDS
Virginia Dental Association Foundation, Tara Quinn, Executive Director
• 599 Dentists and 101 Laboratories
• $754,372 in donated services, 346 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Virginia Dental Association, The Cameron Foundation, Community Foundation of the Dan River Region, DentaQuest, Herndon Foundation, Emily S. and Coleman A. Hunter Trust, Jenkins Foundation, John Randolph Foundation, Optima Health, Richmond Memorial Health Foundation, United Concordia Dental, United Way of Greater Richmond & Peterburg

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • WASHINGTON
Amy Cook, DDS, Chair
• 268 Dentists and 133 Laboratories
• $450,740 in donated services, 135 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Seattle-King County Dental Society, Arcora Foundation, Costco Wholesale, Glaser Foundation, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Catherine Wilkins Foundation – Bank of America N.A.Trustee

*WISCONSIN DDS
Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation, Victoria M. Bohman, Executive Director
• 455 Dentists and 88 Laboratories
• $437,918 in donated services, 114 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation, Wisconsin Department of Health Services

DENTAL LIFELINE NETWORK • WYOMING
Mark G. O’Farrell, DDS, Chair
• 100 Dentists and 9 Laboratories
• $224,741 in donated services, 83 people served
• Sponsors/Funders: Wyoming Dental Association and its members, Albertsons/Safeway Foundation, Daniels Fund, Wyoming Delta Dental Foundation, Wyoming Community Foundation: Willard G. McNamara Memorial Endowment

* Partner Program

National DDS safety net helps individuals in the following states:

Delaware:
• 42 Dentists and 6 Laboratories
• $19,532 in donated services, 7 people served

District of Columbia:
• 18 Dentists
• $965 in donated services, 9 people served

Nebraska:
• 38 Dentists and 20 Laboratories
• $13,324 in donated services, 16 people served

Nevada:
• 69 Dentists and 29 Laboratories
• $142,760 in donated services, 35 people served

Texas:
• 93 Dentists and 31 Laboratories
• $108,244 in donated services, 61 people served

West Virginia:
• 81 Dentists and 11 Laboratories
• $38,252 in donated services, 37 people served

Oklahoma:

Eastern Oklahoma DDS assumed responsibility for all services in Oklahoma.

EASTERN OKLAHOMA DDS – 115 Dentists and 14 Labs

• $2,070,305 in donated services, 582 people served