Pennsylvania

Donated Dental Services (DDS) in Pennsylvania

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 NOT accepting applications in the following counties. If your county is listed, we cannot accept your application at this time.

  • Bedford
  • Blair
  • Bradford
  • Erie
  • Lancaster
  • Somerset

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!​

Pennsylvania Program Contact

Southeast Pennsylvania
(Philadelphia and surrounding counties)

Marsha Thomas, DDS Coordinator

724.568.4343
724.568.4944 (fax)
mthomas@DentalLifeline.org

Dental Lifeline Network • Southeast Pennsylvania 

PO Box 357
Vandergrift, PA 15690

Pennsylvania
(Rest of State)

Tammy Walker, DDS Coordinator

717.776.3262
717.776.3268 (fax)
tshumaker@DentalLifeline.org

Dental Lifeline Network • Pennsylvania

PO Box 205
Newville, PA 17241

About the Pennsylvania DDS Program

564

Volunteer Dentists in Pennsylvania

112

Volunteer Laboratories in Pennsylvania

$20.9M

in Donated Treatment to Patients in Pennsylvania

6,058

Patients treated in Pennsylvania since 1996

Pennsylvania Donated Dental Services (DDS) State Annual Report

Leadership Council

Bernard Dishler, DDS

Chair

Joe Bakanowski

Maria Conde-Cavalier, DDS

Jason Pellegrino, DDS

Arnold Pfannenstiel, DDS

Stephen Radack, DMD

William Spruill, DDS

Marisa Swarney

David Tecosky, DDS

Nipa Thakkar, DDS

Charles Weber, DMD

Testimonials​

“Thanks for your time and patience. It is reassuring to know that organizations and individuals like yourself are available at times in your life when needed.”

–Lance, a Pennsylvania DLN patient

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Contact

Dental Lifeline Network
1800 15th Street, Suite 100
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 303.534.5360
Fax: 303.534.5290

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