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!​

If you would prefer to print and mail an application, click the button below!​

Need to submit documents for your application?

Louisiana Program Contact

Courtney Childs, DDS Coordinator

225.208.1226 (fax)

Dental Lifeline Network • Louisiana

1800 15th Street, Suite 100
Denver, CO 80202

About the Louisiana DDS Program


Volunteer Dentists in Louisiana


Volunteer Laboratories in Louisiana


in Donated Treatment to Patients in Louisiana


Patients treated in Louisiana since 1987

Louisiana Donated Dental Services (DDS) State Annual Report

Board of Directors

Dr. Kris Rappold, DDS


Dr. Mo Zadeh, DDS

Vice President

Dr. Laurie Moeller, DDS


Charlie Foy, DDS

Past President

Steve Brisco, DDS

Jennifer Hew

David J. Hildebrandt, DDS

Frank Martello, DDS

L. Stephen Ortego, DDS


“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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