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

Due to lengthy wait lists, applications are ONLY being accepted in the following counties: Cumberland, Kennebec, Sagadahoc, Waldo, and York.

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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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.


Click here to download and print an application


Carol Rioux, DDS Coordinator
207.626.2946 (fax)

Dental Lifeline Network • Maine
P.O. Box 2282
Augusta, ME 04338-2282

All applications must be submitted through the DDS Coordinator

Donated Dental Services (DDS)


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Patients treated in Maine since 1999

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Leadership Council

  • Dean Tourigny, DDS, PA
  • LeeAnn M. Cote, DDS
  • James F. Helmkamp, DDS
  • Timothy A. Mitchell, DMD, MD
  • Kathy Ridley

    The folks there were just as nice as could be. From the initial conversation I felt like an old friend. I felt so comfortable. They took me in and gave me the full treatment. They were more than kind to work around my other health issues.

    –Suzzann (right), a Maine DDS patient