Donated Dental Services (DDS) in Tennessee

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.

  • Bradley
  • Campbell
  • Clay
  • Claiborne
  • Coffee
  • Davidson
  • Fentress
  • Hawkins,
  • Hancock
  • Humphreys
  • Jackson
  • Macon
  • Morgan
  • Montgomery
  • Overton
  • Polk
  • Pickett
  • Rutherford
  • Sequatchie
  • Scott
  • Smith
  • Sumner
  • Union

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!​

Applicants see if you qualify!​

Tennessee Program Contact

Lindsay Harold, DDS Coordinator

615.983.2601 (local)
888.286.3121 (fax)

Dental Lifeline Network • Tennessee

PO Box 11864
Knoxville, TN 37939

About the Tennessee DDS Program


Volunteer Dentists in Tennessee


Volunteer Laboratories in Tennessee


in Donated Treatment to Patients in Tennessee


Patients treated in Tennessee since 1995

Tennessee Donated Dental Services (DDS) State Annual Report

Leadership Council

William Powell, DDS


G. Mitchell Baldree, DDS

Jeannie Beauchamp, DDS

Josh Clendenin

John Coulter, DDS

Andrea Hayes, CAE

Fred Heros, DDS

Paul E. Honeycutt, DDS

G. Robert Hopper, DDS

K. Michael Lamb, DDS

Ryan LaPrad, CBI

Michael Law, DDS

Steven Nowlin, DDS

John Sullivan, DDS


“This treatment has made all the difference in Colton’s health and overall self-esteem. He is now able to eat more nutritious foods and maintain a healthier blood glucose level. He also can SMILE!”

– Lori, mother of Colton (pictured), a Tennessee DLN patient, with Dr. Raj Ksharti, a TN DLN volunteer

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