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Lifeline in Action – Louisiana Veteran Receives Essential Dental Care

Dr. Frank Martello believes that there is always more to learn about dentistry. His dedication to continuing education allows him to keep up-to-date on the best ways to help the people he serves. One way he continues his education is by serving as a volunteer for Louisiana’s Donated Dental Services...
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Lifeline in Action – Utah Woman Finds Needed Dental Help With DLN Volunteer

Today’s example of Lifeline in Action comes from Utah! Dr. Paul Harris has been providing Utahns with quality dental care for nearly 20 years now. He takes active interest in furthering his dental expertise through his involvement in the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Academy...
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DLN Success story – Air Force Veteran Receives Life Changing Dental Treatment

Pamela, 66, is an Air Force veteran who lives in Granville County. After Pamela was discharged from the service she went on to work at an ophthalmologist office until her retirement. Now that she is retired, she enjoys volunteering with Habitat for Humanity and other organizations in the community, reading...
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DLN Success Story- Arizona Patient Can Smile Again After Life Changing Injury

Susan, 67, lives alone in central Arizona. Years ago she survived a horrific surfing accident that left her with Myofascial Thoracic Syndrome. As a result of the accident, she has difficulty holding up her neck for long periods of time and has limited use of her arms. In addition, Susan’s...
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DLN Success Story – Florida Patient Can Smile After Help From Volunteers

Darren, 54, lives in Santa Rosa County with his sister. He was a nurse in an emergency room for many years and truly enjoyed helping people. Darren also enjoyed coaching soccer. Due to health issues, he is no longer able to work or coach and misses both. Now, he enjoys...
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Lifeline in Action – Montana Veteran Gets a New Smile

For today’s Lifeline in Action, we’re focused on Dr. Stephen Spencer! Dr. Spencer has been serving the Montana community for over 25 years. He’s no stranger to going above and beyond in his profession, as is evident by his affiliation with a number of professional organizations, such as the Montana...
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Lifeline in Action- Alaska Woman Can Eat and Smile Again With Treatment from DDS Volunteers

Today’s Lifeline in Action comes all the way from Alaska! Dr. Heather A. Willis has been practicing dentistry for nearly 20 years now, and in that time she has established herself as an esteemed and compassionate doctor who cares deeply about helping her community. She continuously goes above and beyond...
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Lifeline in Action – DDS Volunteers Help Alabama Veteran With Much Needed Dental Care

Dr. Ross Isbell follows the motto “Excellency by Choice” in the dental practice he shares with his father in Alabama, and it shows. He takes his passion for dentistry and helping others very seriously, as is evident by his dedication to continuing education and learning about cutting edge trends in...
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Lifeline in Action – Pennsylvania DDS Volunteer Helps Woman Restore Oral Health

Today’s Lifeline in Action spotlight is on Dr. Arnold Pfannenstiel! Dr. Pfannenstiel has been practicing dentistry for almost 40 years, and has been a volunteer for Pennsylvania’s Donated Dental Services (DDS) program since 2003. His compassion and dedication to the Bucks County community has helped restore the smiles of many...
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DLN Success Story – Marine Corps Veteran from Alaska gets a new smile!

Frederick, 79, lives with his wife in Anchorage and is a Marine Corps veteran. He worked as an industrial commercial plumber and took on various odd jobs throughout his career to make ends meet. Frederick has had several health challenges including being diagnosed with diabetes and heart disease, and his...
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