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Donated Dental Services (DDS)

DLN Success Story – Former NFL Player Regains His Confidence

Dental Lifeline Network recently partnered with the NFL Alumni Association to keep alumni and their families healthy, productive, and connected to the league and their former teammates with help from the Donated Dental Services (DDS) program. Through this partnership, volunteer dentists provide free dental treatment to players and their family...
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Dental Lifeline Network partners with Guardian in Washington State, receives $125,000 grant to serve more patients

A new collaborative partner, Guardian, will help Dental Lifeline Network build up its flagship program Donated Dental Services (DDS) throughout the state of Washington. There are more than 147 Washingtonians on the waitlist and with the help of a $125,000 grant from Guardian DLN hopes to quickly match them with a...
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DDS Rhode Island Volunteer Receives Humanitarian Award

Longtime RI volunteer recognized by the RI Dental Association Arrowhead Dental Associates was recently awarded the Rhode Island Dental Association’s Humanitarian Award at the annual President’s Luncheon. Dr. Christine Benoit of Arrowhead, is an active volunteer for Rhode Island Donated Dental Services (DDS) since 1988.  She is currently the secretary/treasurer of the...
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Iowa DDS Volunteers Recognized

Four outstanding DDS volunteers were recognized at the Iowa Dental Association Annual Meeting – President’s Dinner last month. The volunteer dentists and laboratories were recognized for their commitment and service to providing care for people who lack access dental treatment. Dr. Jay Davidson, chair of the Dental Lifeline Network • Iowa...
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Kansas Donated Dental Services (DDS) Surpasses $10 Million Milestone

Kansas Donated Dental Services (DDS) has exceeded $10 million in comprehensive dental care contributed by volunteer dentists and dental laboratories to people with disabilities or who are elderly or medically fragile and cannot afford care. The program was started in 1996 by Dental Lifeline Network • Kansas in conjunction with the...
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DLN Success Stories of 2015!

Donated Dental Services (DDS) smile success stories of 2015!   World War II Auschwitz Concentration Camp survivor Henry, age 91 and his wife Agnes, age 84, have a colorful history, emigrating from Poland to the U.S. through Ellis Island to Boston in 1949. Henry worked as a meat cutter until the...
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