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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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DLN • South Carolina Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers

Dental Lifeline Network • South Carolina honored two outstanding volunteers in its Donated Dental Services (DDS) program at the South Carolina Dental Association Annual Meeting in April. The recipients were commended for their spirit of compassion, caring and their dedication to the DDS program. The volunteers, including a general dentist and a dental...
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DLN Success Story — Alaska Veteran Awarded New Smile

Michael, 62, is a veteran living in Alaska whose Medicaid didn’t cover the dental crowns he needed to maintain his oral health. Michael was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis, and recently received a heart stent and shoulder surgery for an injury he sustained years ago. Because of this injury, he...
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