DLN Helps Navy Veteran – Iowa Hall of Famer

Dennis, or “Denny” as his friends call him, lives in Iowa. A US Navy veteran serving from 1968-1972 he worked on an aircraft carrier on the flight deck during his time of service. Denny later moved into a photography role and was based in California. For six years Denny battled...
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DLN Helps Veterans Across the Country

Did you know for veterans to qualify for full VA dental benefits, they must have 100 percent service-connected disability, have been a prisoner of war or have developed a dental condition during their services? Dental Lifeline Network and The Kaufman Fund have partnered to launch a pilot program in St....
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DLN • Pennsylvania Celebrates 20 Years

The Dental Lifeline Network • Pennsylvania Donated Dental Services (DDS) program celebrates 20 years of service and $15 million in donated dental treatment. Since inception the Pennsylvania DDS program has helped 4,669 patients with disabilities, who are elderly or medically fragile. Thanks to the network of volunteer dentists and labs...
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Our Top 10 Tooth-Friendly Candy Alternates

Halloween is a time for trick-or-treat and everything sweet. As dental professionals, are you conflicted with passing out candy? According to the American Dental Asscociation the bacteria in your mouth are probably more excited to eat Halloween candy than you are. When the bacteria eat the sugar and leftover food in your...
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DLN Success Story — MO Cancer Survivor Shines

Star battled multiple cancers throughout her life. She was once a healthcare worker dedicating her time to helping others. A diagnosis of brain cancer, removal of a brain tumor and learning of another cancerous tumor on her lip, forced her to stop working. Suffering with memory loss, having multiple surgeries and...
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DLN • Rhode Island Volunteers Recognized

Oral surgeons John C. Simkevich, DMD and Francis A. Connor Jr., DDS, were recognized at a Rhode Island Dental Association CE course for their outstanding contributions to the RI Donated Dental Services (DDS) program. Drs. Simkevich and Connor received the Clark A. Sammartino Outstanding Contribution Award for treating the most...
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