The New Mexico Dental Association Foundation and the New Mexico Dental Association are looking for dentist volunteers in the Las Cruces area to provide care to low-income New Mexicans who cannot access and/or afford care.  


Thank you for helping us to create healthy smiles!


Give Kids A Smile in Your Office


If you are in the Las Cruces area and would like to sign-up to treat kids in your office please register for our GKAS program or contact Trish Rule at trule@nmdaf.org.


Sign up!


DACC Dental Hygiene Program


Dentist Volunteers Needed

March 20 - 24, 2023


We need your help to provide dental care to adults and children in your community through Dona Ana Community College Dental Hygiene Progam's Happy Smiles event.

Available dates and times to volunteer at Dona Ana Community College:


Monday March 20th: 11am-3pm - Exams

Tuesday March 21st: 9am-3pm- Exams

Wednesday March 22nd: 9am-3pm- Exams

Thursday March 23rd: 11am-3pm- Exams

Friday March 24th – Treatment Day*


*Anyone participating in Treatment Day will need to bring instruments, hand pieces, burs and other restorative supplies with you to the school.



3400 S. Espina Street
Las Cruces, NM 88003

For more information or to register please contact the DACC Dental Hygiene Program.






Dona Ana Community College Opportunities


Dentist Volunteers Needed

Give back to your community with these rewarding volunteer opportunities.

Gadsden Campus at DACC

Dental Exams & Referrals


Provides cost dental hygiene services to anyone from disadvantaged socio-economic status who lives in the Gadsden Chaparral, Sunland Park, Anthony, and Colonias within the Doña Ana county boundaries south of Las Cruces area.

Lynn Middle School

Dental Exams & Referrals


Provides middle school students at this Title 1 school with free dental hygiene services, including dental cleanings, fluoride varnish, oral health education, disease prevention; nutritional, tobacco and vaping counseling as related to oral health.

Espina Campus at DACC

Dental Exams & Referrals


Provides services to everyone in the community is the main clinic where all instruction, assessment and evaluation of student competencies happens. Patients pay a nominal fee for treatment.

Jardin de los Niños

Dental Exams & Referrals


Provides children who are homeless and near-homeless and their families with early dental health care intervention in order to ensure less missed school days, less pain due to untreated dental disease and less dental problems.


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New Mexico Foundation for Dental Health, Education & Research (dba. NM Dental Association Foundation)

PO Box 16854

Albuquerque, NM  87191

Office: (505) 298-7206

Fax: (505) 554-3836


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All donations are tax-deductible.

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The NMDAF is the charitable arm of the NMDA