Illinois

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

Due to lengthy wait lists, applications are only being accepted in McHenry County and the following cities: Bridgeview, Broadview, Brookfield, Burr Ridge, Clarendon Hills, Countryside, Darien, Downers Grove, Hickory Hills, Hinsdale, Hodgkins, Indian Head Park, Justice, La Grange, La Grange Park, Lyons, McCook, North Riverside, Oak Brook, Riverside, Stickney, Summit, Westchester, Western Springs, Westmont, Willowbrook, and Willow Springs.

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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APPLY

Click here to download and print an application

Contact

Lisa Williamson, DDS Coordinator
309.691.5938
309.740.0803 (fax)
lwilliamson@DentalLifeline.org

Dental Lifeline Network • Illinois
P.O. Box 10342
Peoria, IL 61612

All applications must be submitted through a DDS coordinator.

Donated Dental Services (DDS)

822

Volunteer Dentists in Illinois

178

Volunteer Laboratories in Illinois

$24M

in Donated Treatment to Patients in Illinois

7,279

Patients treated in Illinois since 1990

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

  • Sharon J. Perlman, DDS, MPH
    President
  • Denise Hale, DDS
    Vice President
  • Michael Westberg
    Treasurer
  • Joanne Oppenheim, DDS
    Secretary
  • Susan Bishop, DMD
    Immediate Past President

Emeritus
Harry Melnick, DDS

  • Kent Baker
  • Jeffrey Chandler, DDS
  • Jason C. Guerrero, DDS, MS
  • Mike Higgins, DDS
  • Justin Jourdan
  • Paul Landman, DDS
  • James Macrowski, DDS
  • Rex Plamann
  • Phil Schefke, DDS
  • Rebecca J.Testa, DDS, MS
  • Victoria A. Ursitti, DMD

Sponsors & Funders

I didn’t have teeth  for about 12 years. I don’t think I would be doing what I am now without DDS. Now I volunteer at shelters and talk to people I was ashamed to talk to before. I just love Dr. Reedy. He changed my entire outlook on life. All I do is smile. .

–Annette, an Illinois DDS patient