Donated Dental Services (DDS) in Oregon

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 counties. If your county is not listed, we cannot accept your application at this time.

  • Clackamas
  • Deschutes
  • Lane
  • Marion
  • Multnomah
  • Washington

Veteran applicants are encouraged to apply in all counties. 

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.

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.

Applicants see if you qualify!​

Oregon Program Contact

Marsha Thomas, DDS Coordinator

303.534.5290 (fax)

Dental Lifeline Network • Oregon

1800 15th Street, Suite 100
Denver, CO 80202

About the Oregon DDS Program


Volunteer Dentists in Oregon


Volunteer Laboratories in Oregon


in Donated Treatment to Patients in Oregon


Patients treated in Oregon since 1988

Oregon Donated Dental Services (DDS) State Annual Report

Leadership Council

Gerald L. Kennedy, DMD


Robert S. Kravitz, DDS

Derrick Luksch

James McMahan, DMD, FAGD

Stephen Persichetti, DDS, MBS

Deborah Struckmeier, DMD

Barry Taylor, DMD

Sponsors & Funders

Oregon Dental Association

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Swigert Foundation

Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust

Wheeler Foundation


“I appreciate everything you have done for me. With my new teeth you gave me back the confidence to smile again and the ability to eat again. Thank you very much!”

– Phillip (right), an Oregon DLN patient with Dr. Gerald Kennedy, an OR DLN volunteer

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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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