Donated Dental Services (DDS) in Iowa

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

All counties are OPEN to new applications.

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!​

Iowa Program Contact

Diane Wells, DDS Coordinator

515.251.7778 (fax)

Dental Lifeline Network • Iowa

9000 Northpark Drive
Johnston, IA 50131

About the Iowa DDS Program


Volunteer Dentists in Iowa


Volunteer Laboratories in Iowa


in Donated Treatment to Patients in Iowa


Patients treated in Iowa since 2005

Iowa Donated Dental Services (DDS) State Annual Report

Leadership Council

Jay Davidson, DDS


Kara Bylund

Leslie Ehlen, DDS

Nick Fangman, DDS

Donna Glanz

Steve Kampschneider

Maren Lenhart

Todd Rinehart 


“I just couldn’t be happier with the work from Dr. E. I
ate a steak for the first time in forever and really enjoyed
it and look forward to eating more things that have been
off my diet for so long. I am just so grateful and humble
for the help and how greatly everyone treated me.”

– Art, an Iowa DLN patient with Iowa DLN volunteer,

Dr. Leslie Ehlen   

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