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Volunteer Recognition

DLN Success Story – DDS Volunteer Restores Tennessee Man’s Smile

Eric is 43, legally blind and was born with a large oblique facial palate that extends through his nose and eye. Despite having undergone more than 20 reconstructive surgeries, he still lives with chronic pain. In addition to his overall health, his oral health was in desperate need of attention....
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DLN Success Story – New Hampshire DDS Volunteer Helps Man Receive Much Needed Dental Care

James, 60, lives in Rockingham County with his wife and enjoys spending time with his five grandchildren. He was a tractor-trailer driver until about seven years ago when he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and could no longer drive. Before his diagnosis, he liked to camp, fish and garden and...
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DLN Success Story – Cancer Survivor Receives a New Smile

Robin, 64, lives in Waterbury and loves to read, paint, and write poetry. A few years ago, she won fourth place in an esteemed poetry contest. Robin lives an active lifestyle, walking every day and going to the gym regularly, but her health was further compromised when she was diagnosed...
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DLN Success Story – Mississippi DDS Volunteer Helps Woman Receive Needed Dental Care

Joyce, 72, is a widow who lives in Washington County with her grandson. She recently fell and injured her hip and now uses a cane to get around. In addition she suffers from rheumatoid arthritis and other health challenges and has unaddressed dental problems. She was missing all but two...
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Indiana DDS Highlights

Dental Lifeline Network is grateful for the Indiana Dental Association’s partnership in developing a Donated Dental Services (DDS) program in 1991 to help people with disabilities or who are elderly or medically fragile and had no other access to dental care. During this difficult time of uncertainty, we are especially...
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Lifeline in Action – Cancer Survivor Gets a Reason To Smile!

Dr. Jacob Peters loves to improve smiles. Through continued education and a passion for the work he does, he consistently goes above and beyond in doing so. Dr. Peters has been improving the smiles of patients in his community for 11 years now. He also donates his time and talents...
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Lifeline in Action – Hawaii Patient Gets a New Smile!

Dr. Michael Miyamoto has gone above and beyond in the field of dentistry in his 30 years of practicing. He holds excellence as the standard for his patients, and that is reflected in his many esteemed honors and awards, including being voted the Best Dentist in Hawaii five times. Dr....
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DLN Success Story – Iowa Leadership Council Chair Helps Patient Regain Her Smile!

Ann, 67, lives on her own in Coralville with her two rescue dogs. She enjoys spending time with her three children and six grandchildren. Until four years ago, Ann was working as a registered nurse and was a self-proclaimed “go-getter” but now, she is just trying to get her strength...
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