New Jersey

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: Middlesex and Warren.

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


Northern New Jersey
Teresa Lioudakis, DDS Coordinator
973.718.3873 (fax)

Dental Lifeline Network • New Jersey North
P.O. Box 621
Lincroft, NJ 07738

Rest of New Jersey
Shanda Bell, DDS Coordinator
732.821.3057 (fax)

Dental Lifeline Network • New Jersey South
P.O. Box 2117
Edison, NJ 08818

All applications must be submitted through the DDS Coordinator

Donated Dental Services (DDS)


Volunteer Dentists in New Jersey


Volunteer Laboratories in New Jersey


in Donated Treatment to Patients in New Jersey


Treated patients since 1988

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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Board of Directors

  • Sidney Whitman, DDS
  • Mark Vitale, DMD
    Vice President
  • Paul J. Lawyer, DMD


  • John E. Feeney, DDS
  • Lewis Kay, DDS
  • Herbert Portnoff, DDS
  • Richard D. Riva, DDS
  • Beverly Roberts
  • Paul J. Smith, CDT
  • Justin Stone, DDS
  • Gerald A. Sydell, DDS
  • Anthony Volpe, DDS
  • Bruce Barrish
  • Veronica Bikofsky, DMD
  • Maxine Feinberg, DDS
  • Joel E. Leizer, DDS
  • Matt Safari, DDS
  • Jim Schulz
  • Elisa J. Velazquez, DMD
  • Nancy Villa, DMD

Sponsors & Funders

  • Atlantic Cape May County Dental Society
  • Bergen County Dental Society
  • C. Northrop Pond and Alethea Marder Pond Foundation
  • Central Dental Society
  • Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation
  • Essex County Dental Society
  • Hudson County Dental Society
  • Investors Foundation
  • Jacob and Eugenie Bucky Memorial Foundation
  • Lillian Pitkin Schenck Fund
  • Mercer Dental Society
  • Middlesex County Dental Society
  • Monmouth-Ocean County Dental Society
  • New Jersey Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • New Jersey Anesthesiology Dental Society
  • New Jersey Dental Association
  • NFL Alumni Association 
  • Passaic County Dental Society
  • Southern Dental Society of New Jersey
  • The Scholler Foundation
  • Tri-County Dental Society
  • Union County Dental Society

I hadn’t been to a dentist for 25 years. Dr. Vitale fixed me up and made me feel comfortable.

–Noah (left), a New Jersey DDS patient