Hawaii

Donated Dental Services (DDS)

Services

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

Eligibility

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

All islands are open to applications except on the Big Island, where due to lengthy wait lists, applications are ONLY being accepted in the following cities: Honokaa, Kailua-Kona, Kealakekua, Waimea (or Kamuela)* *This does not include applicants with developmental disabilities who are free to apply from any city or island.

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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Veterans

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.


VETERANS - APPLY HERE

Click here to download and print an application

Contact

Margaret Petrick, DDS Coordinator
888.449.9670
406.443.1546 (fax)
mpetrick@DentalLifeline.org

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

To request an application please call the toll free number: 888.235.5826

Donated Dental Services (DDS)

123

Volunteer Dentists in Hawaii

35

Volunteer Laboratories in Hawaii

$2.5

in Donated Treatment to Patients in Hawaii

520

Patients treated in Hawaii since 2002

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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Board of Directors

  • Melvin Choy, DDS
    President
  • Rohinton J. Patel, DMD
    Vice President
  • Kerry Ishihara, DDS
    Secretary
  • Austin Choy, DDS
    Treasurer
  • Mitchell Chun, DMD
  • Jennifer Ernst
  • Carey Lee
  • Nolan Pacrem
  • Cecile Sebastian, DDS
  • Holly Shea
  • Stephen Shoultz, DDS
  • Traci Sparks
  • Andrew W.L. Tseu, DDS, JD
  • Gavin Uchida, DDS MBA 

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