Illinois

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 from McHenry County and the following cities. If your county/city is not listed, we cannot accept your application at this time.

  • 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
  • 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.

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!​

Illinois Program Contact

Chicago:

Dina Anbar, DDS Coordinator

773.389.6252
847.498.0394 (fax)
danbar@DentalLifeline.org

Dental Lifeline Network • Chicago

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

Rest of State:

Lisa Williamson, DDS Coordinator

309.691.5938
309.740.0803 (fax)
lwilliamson@DentalLifeline.org

Dental Lifeline Network • Illinois

PO Box 10342
Peoria, IL 61612

About the DDS Illinois Program

798

Volunteer Dentists in Illinois

175

Volunteer Laboratories in Illinois

$26.1M

in Donated Treatment to Patients in Illinois

7,568

Patients treated in Illinois since 1990

Illinois Donated Dental Services (DDS) State Annual Report

Board of Directors

Sharon J. Perlman, DDS, MPH

President

Denise Hale, DDS

Vice President

Joanne Oppenheim, DDS

Secretary

Michael Westberg

Treasurer

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

Testimonials​

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

Phone: 303.534.5360
Fax: 303.534.5290

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