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 NOT being accepted in the following counties: Anoka, Beltrami, Benton, Carlton, Carver, Cass, Chisago, Crow Wing, Dakota, Fillmore, Grant, Houston, Isanti, Lac Qui Parle, Le Sueur, Mille Lacs, Otter Tail, Pine, Renville, Rice, Scott, Sherburne, St. Louis, Stearns, Steele, Todd, Waseca, and Wright.

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


Kathryn McGee, DDS Coordinator
612.767.4298 (fax)

Dental Lifeline Network • Minnesota
PO Box 68094
Minneapolis, MN 55418

All applications must be submitted through a DDS Coordinator

Donated Dental Services (DDS)


Volunteer Dentists in Minnesota


Volunteer Laboratories in Minnesota


in Donated Treatment to Patients in Minnesota


Patients treated since 2003

Volunteers Needed

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Advisory Council

Stephen Litton, DDS

Someone bought me a steak over Christmas and I didn’t have to cut it in tiny pieces. The confidence you get from a new smile is better for anyone’s health. The fact that people are as kind as Dr. Montes – sometimes all you need is a little hope. 

–Mary, a Minnesota DDS patient