DDDS Volunteer Opportunities 2020

Getting involved in our local society is a great way to network and give back to your profession. The current opportunities are available at the Detroit District Dental Society. 
  • Detroit Dental Review Planning Committee- volunteer to work logistics at the event November 6, 2020
  • Scientific Education Committee - meets to plan educational speakers for Detroit Dental Review
  • Social Media Team DDDS
  • Branch Officer - assist with meetings, publications, programs
  • Board Member at Large
  • Detroit District Dental Society Newsletter Editor
  • Detroit District Dental Society Officer to serve on the DDDS Board
  • Detroit District Dental Society Community Outreach to help coordinate volunteer community events
Want more information > email centraloffice@detroitdentalsociety.org or call 313.337.4900.
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Detroit Lions Team Smile Event for 2020 is cancelled due to Covid-19.  

TeamSmile and the Detroit Lions are teaming up to provide underserved children from Detroit Elementary schools with free oral health care and a one of a kind football experience! Please join your community and volunteer to give back in a fun and unique way! The Detroit District Dental Society is working on this program and encourages you to get involved. The event needs dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants. We need a few people to serve on this task force committee to help coordinate this worthwhile event.  More information and register to volunteer contact Marcy Dwyer, DDDS Executive Director at 313.337.4900 or centraloffice@detroitdentalsociety.com.

We hope to be back in 2021 and once again be taking over Ford Field to provide a full day of free dental and preventative care to the children of Detroit.

For more information, visit the program page or email questions to centraloffice@detroitdistrictdentalsociety.com .  

Thank you for your dedication to service in your community. We look forward to seeing you in October of 2021!

More details about the event will be sent out closer to the program date.

MOM 2020 is canceled

The Mission of Mercy program that was to happen in Flint, Michigan been canceled as of March 20, 2020. 

The Michigan Dental Association Foundation has been actively monitoring the outbreak of illness caused by a new coronavirus (COVID-19).

Out of abundance of caution for patients and volunteers, the May 28 - 31, 2020, Michigan Mission of Mercy program will be postponed. At this time, a rescheduled date has not been determined and will be pending MDA Foundation board action. We will be sharing additional information and updates as they become available.

For questions, please contact the MDA Foundation at 800-589-2632.


Malta Medical and Dental Clinic

Volunteer Opportunities Open All Year

Malta Medical and Dental Clinic Detroit
The Malta Medical and Dental Clinic was started in 2007 to care for those without insurance in the Detroit area. We have provided more than 11,000 patients visits since the inception. One fourth of the  patients seen in the clinic are homeless or in a shelter. and we see senior citizens who can not afford to pay for their medication, housing and dental care.These are people who are outside of the health care system.
Our goal is to address their immediate needs and help increase their self-esteem with dentures or partials and to enable the patient to achieve employment.All the care is provided by volunteer dentists, hygienists, UDM dental students, WC3 hygienie students.
If you would like to volunteer to change someone's life, from 9 am -1 pm  on your day off, please contact Nancy Harmon RDH, Dental Director 313-942-5957 or maltadentaldirector@gmail.com.
Come by for a visit, 4800 Grand River Ave, Detroit 482008.
Malta Medicaland Dental Clinic

Michigan Donated Dental Services (DDS) program!

We want to continue to be a dental resource for the disabled, elderly, and chronically ill. Recently our program was featured in the Lansing State Journal highlighting one of the many patient transformation stories our program has had the opportunity to coordinate: Lansing State Journal 2019 Article

We want to help more individuals just like this! Please continue to use us a resource and contact us with any questions. Volunteer dentists are available all across Michigan to provide donated treatment to those who qualify.  If you encounter someone who needs help restoring their smile, please refer to our website http://www.smilemichigan.com/Resources/Michigan-Donated-Dental-Services for eligibility guidelines and an application.

Our program has been in Michigan since 1995 and provides FREE dental services to help clear up infections, create smiles, and help patients eat and chew without pain.
Question about volunteering contact the MDA Michigan Donated Dental Services (DDS) Program- Coordinator at TEL:  517-347-6994

MDA has volunteer opportunities

Interest in volunteering for the Michigan Dental Association.  Visit their website https://www.michigandental.org/Leadership-Central/Volunteer-Interest-Form to learn more about MDA Volunteering.