The Louisville Dental Society connects Louisville's dentists to the community and to one another.
Community service events the LDS members are involved in include a once per month free dental clinic; free dental screenings throughout the year for various community groups and events; the Smile Kentucky! program which gives free treatment to elementary children without dental benefits and free dental screenings and dental education at various elementary schools in nearby counties.
The Donated Dental Services (DDS) program provides free, comprehensive dental treatment to our country’s most vulnerable people with disabilities or who are elderly or medically fragile. These are people who cannot afford necessary treatment and cannot get public aid. The program operates through a volunteer network of more than 15,000 dentists and 3,700 dental labs across the United States. Since its inception in 1985, our DDS program has surpassed $330 million in donated dental therapies, transforming the lives of 117,000 people.
Dr Paul Boyd presents the Lifetime Superior Achievement Award to Dr Mark Schulte at the 2019 Gala at the Speed Museum on April 13, 2019.