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DLN Success Story – Developmentally Disabled Patient Gets a New Smile!

Frank, 62, lives in northeastern CO with his partner and caregiver Linda. He has had an intellectual disability since birth. Frank and Linda both participate in Special Olympics, enjoy bowling and participate in other team sports. While he is generally in good overall health, Frank’s oral health needed some attention....
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DLN Success Story – Patient with Disabilities Gets a New Smile!

Danny is a 66-year-old man who lives in Gallatin County near his sister and niece with whom he enjoys spending his free time. Danny has Asperger’s Syndrome, ADHD, pre-diabetes and mental health challenges including PTSD. In addition to these health challenges, his dental health was also deteriorating. Danny had only...
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DLN Success Story – Patient with Disabilities Gets Much Needed Dental Care!

Tina is a 53-year-old woman who lives in north Denver. She enjoys reading, sewing, painting and making jewelry in her free time. In 1996, she was diagnosed with Meniere’s disease that has led to severe vertigo, as well as balance and hearing issues. She has asthma, osteoarthritis and experiences neuropathy...
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Longtime DLN Volunteer Receives Prestigious Humanitarian Award

Dental Lifeline Network is pleased to recognize the accomplishments of Dr. Francis (Frank) G. Martello, the 2021 recipient of the Louisiana Dental Association (LDA) Humanitarian Award. The LDA’s Humanitarian Award recognizes dentists who have distinguished themselves through outstanding dental service activities in the United States or abroad. Dr. Martello was...
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