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DLN • Kansas Honors Outstanding Volunteers

Dental Lifeline Network ● Kansas honored five outstanding volunteers in its Donated Dental Services (DDS) program in April. The recipients were commended for their spirit of compassion, caring and their dedication to the DDS program. The volunteers, including both dentists and dental labs, were presented with the award by DLN • KS...
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Fab Lab — Dental Arts, Inc. in Iowa

Dental Lifeline Network would like to recognize Dental Arts, Inc. for their dedication to Donated Dental Services (DDS) patients in Iowa. Dental Arts celebrated 50 years of business in 2016 and has been volunteering for DDS since 2005, providing fabrications for 30 patients through the program. “I’m happy that I’m able...
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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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