Louisiana

Donated Dental Services (DDS) in Louisiana

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 parishes. If your parish is not listed, we cannot accept your application at this time.

  • Ascension
  • Assumption
  • Bossier
  • Caddo
  • De Soto
  • East Baton Rouge
  • East Feliciana
  • Iberia
  • Iberville
  • Jefferson
  • Lafourche
  • Livingston
  • Orleans
  • Plaquemines
  • Pointe Coupe
  • Red River
  • St. Bernard
  • St. Charles
  • St. Helena
  • St. James
  • St. John the Baptist
  • St. Mary
  • St. Martin
  • St. Tammany
  • Tangipahoa
  • Terrebonne
  • Washington
  • West Feliciana

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 parish 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 parish is closed, you may still apply.

Applicants see if you qualify!​

Louisiana Program Contact

Michelle Aiken, DDS Coordinator

225.926.8062
225.208.1226 (fax)
maiken@DentalLifeline.org

Dental Lifeline Network • Louisiana

PO Box 7626
Lake Charles, LA 70606

About the Louisiana DDS Program

390

Volunteer Dentists in Louisiana

78

Volunteer Laboratories in Louisiana

$12M

in Donated Treatment to Patients in Louisiana

5,505

Patients treated in Louisiana since 1987

Louisiana Donated Dental Services (DDS) State Annual Report

Board of Directors

Dr. Kris Rappold, DDS

President

Dr. Mo Zadeh, DDS

Vice President

Dr. Laurie Moeller, DDS

Secretary/Treasurer

Frank Martello, DDS

Past President

Steve Brisco, DDS

Jennifer Hew

David J. Hildebrandt, DDS

Laurie Moeller, DDS

L. Stephen Ortega, DDS

Testimonials​

“Thank you to Dr. Martello and staff for the wonderful service I received while in their care. Dr. Martello is a compassionate, caring, and kindhearted doctor that I greatly appreciate. Thank you all that I’m finally able to smile.”

– Myra, (pictured), a Louisiana DLN patient with Louisiana DLN volunteer, Dr. Frank Martello

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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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