Rhode Island

Donated Dental Services (DDS)

Services

• DDS volunteers provide comprehensive treatment to eligible patients
• Volunteers do not provide emergency services

Eligibility

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

All counties are OPEN for applications

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Veterans

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.


VETERANS - APPLY HERE

Click here to download and print an application

Contact

Tonya Smith, DDS Coordinator
401.821.8656
401.825.7722 (fax)
tsmith@DentalLifeline.org

Dental Lifeline Network • Rhode Island
PO Box 175
West Warwick, RI 02893

To request an application please call the toll free number: 888.235.5826

Donated Dental Services (DDS)

197

Volunteer Dentists in Rhode Island

45

Volunteer Laboratories in Rhode Island

$6.5M

in Donated Treatment to Patients in Rhode Island

2,976

Patients treated in Rhode Island since 1989

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

  • Martin C. Nager, DMD
    President
  • Andrew J. Molak, DMD
    Vice President
  • Paul F. Calitri, DMD
    Secretary/Treasurer
  • Nick Barone, DDS
    Past President
  • Robert Bartro, DDS
  • M. Christine Benoit, DMD
  • Steven A. Brown, DMD
  • A. Thomas Correia, DDS
  • John E. Gage
  • Brian P. Hogan, DMD
  • Chris Klimecko
  • John Kusnarowis
  • Ryan Napolitano
  • Maureen Ross, RDH
  • Jennifer A. Torbett, DMD
  • Craig A. Van Dongen, DDS
  • Lisa Wood

Before, I had to cover my mouth when I smiled and I didn’t want to go out of the house. Now I get out there and talk to people and I smile away

–Patricia (center), a Rhode Island DDS patient