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Volunteer to Receive Dental Care

You earn $25 worth of dental care for every hour you volunteer.

Become a Program Participant

To begin volunteering in the Volunteer for Dental program, please complete the following participant agreement. Every participant is required to complete this agreement once per year in order to receive services
through the Volunteer For Dental program.

Mail to:
Volunteer for Dental
31 East Clay Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49442

Get Agreement Form

Find a Participating Non-Profit

The following list will identify Muskegon and Ottawa county non-profits currently participating in our dental program.

See Organization List

Log Volunteer Hours

Please turn in your volunteer hours in writing to receive credit for them.

Get Volunteer Log Form

Oceana-only Log Form

Have Us Schedule An Appointment

You must schedule all dental appointments with the program coordinator in order to use your volunteer hours to pay for treatment. After turning in your written volunteer log, call us at (231) 773-1360 to schedule your dental appointment.

  • There is a $2,000 maximum value of dental treatment provided per patient per year.
  • You must give 48 hours’ (two business days) notice to change an appointment.
  • There is a $35 fee for a missed appointment or an appointment canceled without 48 hours’ notice.
  • If you miss two appointments you will be dismissed from the program.

Get Your First Appointment


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Volunteer to Give Dental Services

As a volunteer dental office in our program you get to pick how you would like to participate:

  • How many patients you would like to see per month or per year?
  • How many appointments will you donate per month?
  • Which procedures you will donate?

Fill out the Dentist Participation Agreement and fax it back to our office at (231) 722-3137 to get started volunteering.

Get Agreement

Patient Testimonials

Volunteer for Dental is grateful for all dental professionals who volunteer their time to ensure underserved adults in Muskegon and Oceana counties have access to dental care. The following are reviews from program participants.

CEU’s For Volunteering

We are a State of Michigan Board of Dentistry approved provider of continuing education credits for volunteer hours. See the following log form for more information.

Please note: Volunteer hours can only be given for the time you are servicing a patient while they are in the dental chair and you must not be paid for that time.

What you should know as a volunteer dental office:

  • We offer x-rays, exams, fillings, tooth removal, preventive services, periodontal treatment and root canals on a case-by-case basis. If there are other services you would like to offer not on this list please let us know.
  • Volunteer for Dental will schedule all appointments for patients.
  • Patients must have completed their volunteer hours before receiving dental services.
  • Please call us when a patient cancels/no shows.
  • Patients must give 48 hours’ notice to change an appointment (not including a weekend).
  • The patient must pay the dentist $35 for a missed dental appointment including being late and not being able to be seen.
  • Patient must pay missed appointment fee before another appointment will be rescheduled.
  • If they miss twice they will be dismissed from the program.
  • Patient earns $25 in dental services for every volunteer hour completed.
  • Patients sign a volunteer/patient agreement to start program. They must follow these rules or they will be dismissed from the program.