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DLN Success Story — Illinois Patient’s Smile Restored

Lovenia worked for several decades as a housekeeper before recently retiring at 72. Now 74, Lovenia lives alone at her home in Illinois. Unfortunately, she experiences multiple health issues including arthritis, an enlarged thyroid and heart, nerve damage, and a cyst on her kidney. In addition to her poor physical health,...
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DLN Success Story — Full Smile Donated to New Hampshire Man

Philip, from New Hampshire, used to work for a recreational vehicle store detailing vehicles, snowmobiles, and motorcycles. He also worked alongside the mechanics, assisting them when necessary. In 2007, a car struck Philip while he was out walking. The tragic accident left him in a coma for over a year and when...
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Fab Lab — O’Brien Dental Lab in Oregon

Dental Lifeline Network • Oregon would like to recognize O’Brien Dental Lab. for their dedication to Donated Dental Services (DDS) patients in Oregon. O’Brien has been volunteering for DDS since 1989, providing more than $91,903 in fabrications for more than 146 patients through the program. “O’Brien Dental Lab has participated in the Donated...
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The Kaufman Fund Helps Veteran in DDS Program

The Kaufman Fund, Dental Lifeline Network • Missouri and the Donated Dental Services (DDS) program launched a pilot program that aims to connect veterans with much-needed and often life-saving dental care. The group is made up of representatives from The Kaufman Fund, volunteer dentists, dental school faculty, and DLN in...
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DLN • IA Recognizes Volunteers for Their Service

DLN • Iowa recognized four outstanding volunteers in the Donated Dental Services (DDS) program at the IDA Annual Session. Dr. Dick Hettinger, longtime DDS volunteer and member of the DLN • IA Leadership Council, presented the awards. Cedar Valley Dental Lab, volunteer since 2006, has provided more than $29,000 in fabrications, helping...
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