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Volunteer Opportunities

Veteran Helps Fellow Veteran Restore His Oral Health

This Veteran’s Day DLN honors our nation’s heroes who have served and continue to serve our country. Through our Will You See One Vet program we connect thousands of veterans with volunteer dentists and labs across the country to receive comprehensive dental care, as many veterans do not have dental...
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Patient Success Story: Generous Volunteers Restore Illinois Veteran’s Dental Health

Roger is a 52-year-old veteran living in Herrin, Illinois. He served in the Navy as a paralegal in Japan for seven years, and then returned home to raise his son and work. He has a series of health issues including heart trouble, mobility issues and Meniere disease, an ear disorder...
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Volunteer Spotlight: South Carolina’s Dr. Moss Helps DDS Change and Save Lives

Dr. David Moss is no stranger to going above and beyond to get involved in the dental community. He is involved with numerous local and statewide leadership programs, volunteers to provide free dental care at a local clinic, and has even gone to Central America to provide services to those...
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Hundreds Serve Veterans Through Will You See One Vet Initiative

Last year, we launched the Will You See One Vet campaign and have since recruited 700 volunteers who pledged to provide comprehensive care to one veteran this year. We have received updates from our generous volunteers across the country who have helped veterans with their dental needs—like Dr. Anna Abernethy. Dr....
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DLN Success Story — Kentucky Patient Receives Gift of Dentures for the Holidays

Susan, 58, lives in Louisville and enjoys cooking, baking, and doing crafts. She has a number of health issues including fibromyalgia, an auto-immune disorder, and mental health issues. She used to work as a medical assistant, however her health issues now prevent her from working. Susan’s medical issues impacted her...
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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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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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Donated Dental Services (DDS) helps U.S. Army Veteran

Did you know that Donated Dental Services (DDS) helps veterans obtain dental care they need so desperately but can’t afford?  In the fiscal year 2014-2015 DDS served 418 veterans which equated to $1.7 million in services. Read about Raymond, just one of many veterans DDS has served:   Raymond is...
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