South Carolina

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 ONLY being accepted in the following counties: Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Georgetown, Marion, Sumter, and York.

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


Vivian Lovingood, DDS Coordinator
803.750.1644 (fax)

Dental Lifeline Network •
South Carolina

P.O. Box 212174
Columbia, SC 29221

All applications must be submitted through a DDS Coordinator

Donated Dental Services (DDS)


Volunteer Dentists in South Carolina


Volunteer Laboratories in South Carolina


in Donated Treatment to Patients in South Carolina


Treated patients since 2012

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

  • Jeffrey J. Gardner, DMD, MAGD
  • Kristin R. Derrick, DMD
  • Thomas Edmonds, DMD
  • Thomas A. McDonald, DMD
  • Michael R. Miller, DMD
  • David Moss, DMD
  • Nick Papadea, DMD, FAGD
  • Advisors
  • Phil Latham

Words just can’t say how grateful we are. It has changed Drew’s life and made it so much better.

–Linda, mother of Andrew (left), a South Carolina DDS patient