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06/01/2010

We recently received word from the Illinois Society of Orthodontists (ISO) that their new volunteer program, Donated Orthodontic Services, is up and running. Volunteer orthodontists will treat one or two cases per year. Patients must complete an application and meet certain eligibility requirements to be considered.

If you are a general dentist who would like to refer a patient to the program, please view the referral form that must be completed.

Orthodontists who would like to find out more about volunteering can view the volunteer application and recruitment brochure.

For more information, please visit the ISO website or contact the program coordinator, Dedra Williams, at (800) 699-6795.

A second program that also provides orthodontic treatment to children of low-income families is Smiles Change Lives. A national nonprofit, Smiles Change Lives is currently accepting applications from Illinois residents. For more information, visit their website or call (888) 900-3554.

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