Donated Dental Services (DDS) in Hawaii

Information for applicants

Applicants must meet ONE of the following criteria. 

Over 65 years of age, permanently disabled, need dental care in order to have a life saving healthcare need met and have no other means to afford or receive dental care.

Due to lengthy waitlists, applications are NOT being accepted from the following islands: Kauai and Maui

On the Big Island, applications are ONLY being accepted from the following cities: Honokaa, Kailua-Kona, Kealakekua and Waimea (or Kamuela).

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.

If you have been diagnosed with a developmental disability, you may still apply even if your island or city is closed.

Applicants see if you qualify!​

Hawaii Program Contact

Margaret Petrick, DDS Coordinator

406.443.1546 (fax)

Dental Lifeline Network • Hawaii

1800 15th Street, Suite 100
Denver, CO 80202

All applications must be submitted through a DDS Coordinator.

About the DDS Hawaii Program


Volunteer Dentists in Hawaii


Volunteer Laboratories in Hawaii


in Donated Treatment to Patients in Hawaii


Patients treated in Hawaii since 2002

Hawaii Donated Dental Services (DDS) State Annual Report

Board of Directors

Rohinton J. Patel, DMD


Andrew W. L. Tseu, DDS

Vice President

Kerry Ishihara, DDS 


Melvin Choy, DDS

Past President

Andrew Choy, DDS

Austin Choy, DDS

Mitchell Chun, DMD

Carey Lee

Amanda Lien

Nolan Pacrem

Holly Shea

Stephen Shoultz, DDS

Drenton Wong


“I hadn’t been to a dentist for years and years, but they really made me feel comfortable. Dr. Patel was very gentle and patient. He is a really great doctor”

– Judith (center), a Hawaii DDS patient

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