Donated Dental Services (DDS)


• DDS volunteers provide comprehensive treatment to eligible patients
• Volunteers do not provide emergency services


Applicants must lack adequate income to pay for dental care and:

• Have a permanent disability, or
• Are elderly: age 65 or older, or
• Qualify as medically fragile

Due to lengthy waiting lists, applications are ONLY being accepted in the following counties: Fairfield and Hartford.

If you have documentation from a physician stating that you cannot receive essential medical treatment due to your dental condition you can apply for the program even if your county is closed.

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If you are a veteran who meets the qualifications above, please apply to the program by clicking the button below. Even if your county is closed, you may still apply.


Click here to download and print an application


Carrie Hebert, DDS Coordinator
860.748.4735 (fax)

Dental Lifeline Network • Connecticut
1800 15th Street, Suite 100
Denver, CO 80202

All applications must be submitted through the DDS Coordinator

Donated Dental Services (DDS)


Volunteer Dentists in Connecticut


Volunteer Laboratories in Connecticut


in Donated Treatment to Patients in Connecticut


Patients treated in Connecticut since 2017

Volunteers Needed

Please volunteer! We need general dentists, specialists and labs willing to donate their skills and time, and the funding to make more treatment possible. More Information

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Leadership Council

  • Cynara C. McPhail, DMD
  • Charles Crape, DMD
  • Arthur Dean, DDS
  • Robert Grillo, DMD
  • William Nash, DDS
  • Anatoliy Ravin, DDS
  • Nancy Keller Treiber, DMD
  • Jennifer You, DDS
  • Carol J. Dingeldey, CAE, Executive Director CT State Dental Association

What I like best about DDS is that my donation is not ‘blind.’
I know the recipient of my donation and I have hands-on involvement in making a significant impact on that individual’s life.

–Dr. James Keenan, DDS volunteer, with Cynthia, a DDS patient