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Sjögren’s Syndrome & Oral Health

What is Sjögrens? Sjögren’s syndrome, is an autoimmune disease that compromises the function of salivary and other moisture-producing glands. How it effects oral health One effect is varying degrees of “dry mouth,” or xerostomia.   That can lead to bacterial dental infections (decay and periodontal disease), oral candidiasis (a yeast infection...
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Fab Lab — Polcyn Dental Laboratory in Illinois

Dental Lifeline Network would like to recognize Polcyn Dental Laboratory for their dedicated service to Donated Dental Services (DDS) patients in Illinois. Polcyn Dental Laboratory helps when others are unable to, taking on several cases within a tight timeline. Since the Illinois DDS program began in 1989, volunteer dental labs have...
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DLN • Alabama Celebrates $5 Million Milestone

The Alabama legislature recognized Dental Lifeline Network • Alabama through House Joint Resolution 64, acknowledging the hundreds of volunteer dentists and laboratories who have donated $5 million in comprehensive dental care through the Donated Dental Services (DDS) program. Governor Robert Bentley also proclaimed March 8, 2017 as DDS Recognition Day...
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Fab Lab — Clark Dental Laboratory in Illinois

Dental Lifeline Network would like to recognize Clark Dental Laboratory for their dedicated service to Donated Dental Services (DDS) patients in Illinois. Clark Dental Laboratory helped more than 50 patients since becoming a volunteer lab in 1998, totaling more than $15,000 in donated fabrications and they continue to give back to their community. Since...
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