Donated Dental Services (DDS) in Illinois

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 ONLY being accepted from 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.

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

Lisa Williamson, DDS Coordinator

309.740.0803 (fax)

Dental Lifeline Network • Illinois

PO Box 10342
Peoria, IL 61612

All applications must be submitted through a DDS coordinator.

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


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