Donated Dental Services (DDS)


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


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

All counties are OPEN.

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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Click here to download and print an application


Rest of Kentucky
Tammy Shumaker, DDS Coordinator

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

Northeastern Kentucky
Barbara Hanlon, DDS Coordinator
516.621.0288 (fax)

All applications must be submitted through the DDS Coordinator

Donated Dental Services (DDS)


Volunteer Dentists in Kentucky


Volunteer Laboratories in Kentucky


In Donated Treatment to Patients in Kentucky


Patients treated in Kentucky since 2015

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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Leadership Council

  • Darren S. Greenwell, DMD, MAGD 
  • Shana Hughes, DMD
  • Joseph W. Jacobi, DDS, FAGD
  • James B. Kennedy
  • Chris Morris
  • James E. Ransdell III, DMD
  • Richard Whitehouse
  • Nick Wilmhoff

Karen, age 52, received radiation treatments for breast cancer, which caused extensive decay of her teeth. She could not afford dental treatment. Volunteer Bruce Carlyon, DDS, provided Karen with 11 restorations and three crowns.