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, we are ONLY accepting applications in the following counties: Audrain, Buchanan, Callaway, Caldwell, Cape Girardeau, Clinton, Cole, Franklin, Jackson, Livingston, Marion, Miller, Newton, Nodaway, Osage, Perry, Platte, Putnam, Randolph, Ray, Saline, Scotland, Scott, St. Louis and St. Louis City. Applicants residing in Cass or Clay county may apply if they are over 60 years of age.

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


Nicole Branch, DDS Coordinator
573.635.0764 (fax)

Dental Lifeline Network • Missouri
P.O. Box 105919
Jefferson City, MO 65110

All applications must be submitted through the DDS Coordinator

Donated Dental Services (DDS)


Volunteer Dentists in Missouri


Volunteer Laboratories in Missouri


in Donated Treatment to Patients in Missouri


Patients treated in Missouri since 1999

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

  • James Schmidt, DDS
  • Brandon K. Bennett, DDS
  • Michael Berry, DDS
  • William Cohen, DDS
  • Jon Copeland, DDS
  • Timothy Curry, DDS
  • Charles McGinty, DDS
  • Janet Ruopp, DDS
  • David Suchman, DDS
  • Advisor
  • Vicki Wilbers, Executive Director, MDA

Sponsors & Funders

I believe you are all ‘living angels’ who lifted me up with this wonderful gift. You are in my mind and in my heart. Thank you so very much.

–Pete (center), a Missouri DDS patient