Dental Professionals

Exclusive Resources

Joining the Wisconsin Dental Association is one of the best investments you can make in your dental career.

The WDA offers numerous benefits to enhance your dental career and to help your practice save money.

We represent the strongest united dental voice in the state Legislature, keeps you informed about hot topics in dentistry and represents your best professional interests before elected officials, oral health-related organizations and the public.

WDA Journal – This is the official publication of the state association. A bi-monthly, full-color publication, it keeps WDA members current on the latest state dental news. Popular recurring features include Government Buzz, Business of Dentistry and upcoming events and continuing education offerings.

 

WDAJ-Now – WDAJ-Now app is a new quarterly interactive publication by the Wisconsin Dental Association – the largest organization for dental professionals in Wisconsin with 3,000+ dentist and dental hygienist members. Regional and component news, in-depth features, clinical articles, practice management tips, legislative updates and member news keep dental professionals current. Videos, photos and web links provide a dynamic reader experience. Download WDAJ-Now app today via iTunes, Google Play and Amazon app store.

 WDA blog

WDA Insider is a WDA members’ only blog published twice a week with two monthly e-blasts recapping the previous blog posts. It offers the breaking dental industry and association news and human resources management tips.

 

WDA Sourcebook is the annual member directory and practice guide which continues to be a valuable desktop reference. A Member Directory tab provides quick access to dentist and dental hygienist listings. Other featured items include the Wisconsin Practice Act, administrative rules and frequently asked practice and legal questions.

 

E-Newsletters – The WDA has a family of electronic newsletters to help provide members, legislators and oral health friends with timely information.

Healthy Choices E-Lert is a monthly publication that reviews important oral health initiatives being discussed in Madison. It is sent to state legislators, policymakers and anyone else who wishes to receive it.

  • Tongue ‘n’ Cheek…and Teeth, too!This patient e-newsletter sent out six times a year helps the WDA and members share important oral health and quality care information with patients and the public.

  • Component Connection is sent quarterly to all component officers to share best practices and provide tools and resources to help you manage, operate and lead your society.

  • The Mission of Mercy volunteer e-newsletter is sent periodically to all individuals and organizations who want to be kept informed of the latest MOM news and updates.

  • WDA Hot Issues delivers updates to members as needed to provide timely, pertinent information about the association’s position on issues facing the dental profession.

Social Networking Show your support for and affiliation with the WDA while getting the latest updates, photos and videos when you “like” us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, connect with colleagues on LinkedIn, pin neat ideas, stories and inspiration on Pinterest, watch WDA-TV reports on YouTube, check out photos of colleagues and friends on Flickr and browse photos via Instagram.

WDA Sourcebook – This annual member directory and practice guide is a valuable desktop reference. Tabs provide quick access to the member directory and important practice information, including the Wisconsin Practice Act, administrative rules and frequently asked practice and legal questions.

WDA Classifieds – Looking for an associate or selling your practice? Purchase a WDA classified ad at ShopWDA.org and save with member pricing. Contact WDA Communications Coordinator Christine Piela (cpiela@wda.org or 414-755-4110) with questions on classified ads.

Note we respect members’ privacy and do not sell or share email addresses with any third-party.

CareerConnection – This is the only online job center exclusively for dental careers and oral health employment connections in Wisconsin. It serves dentists, hygienists, assistants, lab technicians and front office staff who are seeking employment or wanting to make a new hire.

Mediation Services – This process identifies and analyzes relevant facts concerning disputes about the quality and/or appropriateness of professional dental services. The purpose is to improve the quality of dental health care in Wisconsin. Mediation Services provides an expert and credible system for resolving disagreements between dental colleagues and between dentists and patients. Trained Mediation Services volunteer dentists (generalists and specialists) base their decisions and recommendations on careful review of evidence provided and reached in a fair and objective manner. Click here to learn more.

Mentor Program – An award-winning program and partnership between the WDA, Marquette University School of Dentistry and the Pierre Fauchard Academy, this program helps dental students connect with practicing professionals. Students obtain counsel and guidance as they prepare to begin their dental careers. Mentors identify potential associates and help build dentistry’s future.

Pyramid of Pride Awards – This annual WDA recognition program is a way to thank colleagues, members and friends of the dental community for outstanding contributions to the profession and oral health care. Recipients are recognized during a special dinner in conjunction with the annual WDA House of Delegates meeting in November. Click here to learn more.

 

 

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