Donated Dental Services (DDS) in Illinois

Information for applicants

Applicants must have no means to afford dental care and must meet ONE of the following criteria: 

  • Over 65 years of age
  • Permanently disabled
  • Need medically necessary dental care

What to expect? 

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

We are ONLY accepting applications in the following counties. If your county is not listed, we cannot accept your application at this time.

  • Cook
  • DuPage
  • McHenry
  • Kane

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 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.

Applicants see if you qualify!​

If you would prefer to print and mail an application, click the button below!​

Illinois Program Contact


Dina Anbar, DDS Coordinator

847.498.0394 (fax)

Dental Lifeline Network • Chicago

560 W. Lake Street, 114E
Chicago, IL 60661

Rest of State:

Lisa Williamson, DDS Coordinator

309.740.0803 (fax)

Dental Lifeline Network • Illinois

PO Box 10342
Peoria, IL 61612

About the DDS Illinois Program


Volunteer Dentists in Illinois


Volunteer Laboratories in Illinois


in Donated Treatment to Patients in Illinois


Patients treated in Illinois since 1990

Illinois Donated Dental Services (DDS) State Annual Report

Board of Directors

Sharon J. Perlman, DDS, MPH


Denise Hale, DDS

Vice President

Joanne Oppenheim, DDS


Michael Westberg


Susan Bishop, DMD

Past President

Kent Baker

Jeffrey Chandler, DDS

Jason C. Guerrero, DDS, MS

Mike Higgins, DDS

Frank Maggio, DDS

Paul Landman, DDS

Rex Plamann

Phil Schefke, DDS

Rebecca J.Testa, DDS, MS

Victoria A. Ursitti, DMD

Stacey K. Van Scoyoc, DDS


“She is so thankful for her new smile and teeth to help her eat better! She can’t wait to have a steak!”

–Dr. Michael Hiner, Illinois DLN Volunteer with his DLN patient, Sadie

Will You See One? Volunteer Today!

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