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DLN Success Story – Hawaii Man ‘Forever Grateful’ for Work of DDS Volunteer

John, 56, lives alone in Honolulu. In 2014 he survived an aortic aneurysm and shortly thereafter underwent heart bypass surgery. John also suffers from hypertension, mental health issues and chronic back and shoulder pain from a work injury. In addition, John’s oral health was in poor condition. All of his...
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Support DLN at 2019 Midwinter on Every Smile Counts Day!

Join the thousands of dental professionals in celebrating the third-annual 2019 Every Smile Counts Day on February 21! Dental community members across the country can support DLN on Thursday by donating to support Dental Lifeline Network (DLN). Through donating a portion of their supply and equipment purchases, participating companies will match your...
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New grant from Guardian will help deliver $2.5 million in comprehensive dental care for residents in Connecticut, Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Virginia

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian) recently granted $400,000 to Dental Lifeline Network (DLN).  The grant will help DLN ramp up its volunteer dentist recruitment efforts and staffing to treat individuals who suffer from serious dental issues in Connecticut, Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Virginia in 2019. Take, for example Darrell,...
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DLN Success Story – Iowa Couple Receives Generous Help from Volunteers

Gary, 70, and Sandy, 68, of Fort Dodge have been married for 20 years. Sadly, both suffer from serious health problems. Gary has survived eight heart attacks over the past few years in addition to having diabetes and kidney failure. Sandy has undergone double bypass heart surgery and has mitral...
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DLN Success Story – Pennsylvania Woman Receives Unforgettable Gift from DDS Volunteers

Luanne, 54, lives alone in the Philadelphia area and has multiple health challenges. She donated a kidney in her 30s that led to complications and additional surgeries. Now, Luanne suffers from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, anemia, connective tissue disorder, and celiac disease. In addition to her poor health,...
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DLN Success Story — Kentucky Patient Receives Gift of Dentures for the Holidays

Susan, 58, lives in Louisville and enjoys cooking, baking, and doing crafts. She has a number of health issues including fibromyalgia, an auto-immune disorder, and mental health issues. She used to work as a medical assistant, however her health issues now prevent her from working. Susan’s medical issues impacted her...
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