VOICES FROM LEGISLATIVE DAY 2014 (3:56)
Hear about the value of constituent dentist involvement from three WDA member dentists, a Marquette University School of Dentistry third-year student and two state lawmakers in this WDA-TV report: “Voices from WDA Legislative Day 2014″.
BEHIND THE SCENES NO INSURANCE REQUIRED (2:23)
Go behind the scenes at the downtown Milwaukee dental office of Dr. Mike Costello to see the making of the “No Insurance Required” TV spot airing statewide as part of the new WDA Own Your Smile oral health literacy awareness campaign.
NO INSURANCE REQUIRED – OWN YOUR SMILE (0:33)
Regular exams, X-rays and preventive care protect against advanced dental disease, saving patients pain, dollars and time in the dental chair. Use Find A Dentist to locate a WDA dentist near you. Dental offices help patients make their oral health a priority with treatment plans and payment options. #OwnYourSmile
IMPORTANCE OF DENTAL CARE ON ‘THE BETTER HALF’ (5:09)
(From left) WLUK-TV’s Rachel Manek and Heaven Tutson (engaged to defensive end Mike Daniels) discuss the importance of oral health and affordability of preventive care with Dr. Jeff Kraig (Fond du Lac) on “The Better Half”. The hour-long lifestyle program airs Fridays throughout the regular football season on Fox stations statewide.
‘THE BETTER HALF’ DENTAL VISIT (3:40)
Dr. Tom Nockerts (Green Bay) welcomes Heaven Tutson (fiance of Mike Daniels) and her son, Mike, to his office for a dental exam.
FIND A DENTIST (2:17)
Find A Dentist is an easy, FREE way for WDA members to promote their practices to the public and prospective patients. 20,000+ unique visitors search Find A Dentist every month. Watch Dr. Carl Meyers (West Bend) demonstrate how simple it is to update your profile.
‘THE BETTER HALF’ – HALLOWEEN (3:42)
Dr. Patricia McConnell (Appleton) joins the hosts to discuss healthy Halloween treats and oral health care on ‘The Better Half,’ an hour long lifestyle program hosted by Courtney Finley, Jennifer Pickett, Audi Gordon and Heaven Tutson.
VOICES FROM MOM 2013 (2:12)
Dentists, dental team members and patients share their feelings about the fifth WDA Mission of Mercy held June 28 – 29 in Lake Geneva, Wis. where $1.18 million in charitable care was provided by 1,224 volunteers during 2,072 patient visits. WDA-TV is proud to present “Voices from MOM 2013″.
2013 WDA MOM- MR. 10,000TH PATIENT (0:51)
The WDA Mission of Mercy is a memorable experience for many. James from Lake Geneva was the WDA’s 10,000th MOM patient.
MOM 2013 PATIENT PROFILE (1:05)
Jake, Casey and Madison visit Mission of Mercy for the second time.
MOM 2013 VOLUNTEER PROFILE (0:48)
Dr. Ned Murphy (Racine) takes time at Mission of Mercy to address access to care.
VOICES FROM INSESSION (2:40)
Hear what dentists, dental team members, exhibitors, speakers and Interactive Learning Session facilitators have to say about the 2013 WDA InSession – Wisconsin’s Largest Dental Study Club. WDA-TV is proud to present “Voices from InSession”.
BEHIND THE SCENES OF BABY’S FIRST BIRTHDAY (2:21)
New TV spots are helping support the WDA “Baby Teeth Matter” message that a child’s first dental exam should occur around the first birthday. In late fall, this message will expand to promote “A Dental Home for Life”.
“THE BETTER HALF” BABY TEETH MATTER (4:16)
Wisconsin Dental Association member and pediatric dentist Dr. Heidi Eggers-Ulve (Green Bay) visited the set of “The Better Half” in late December to discuss why baby teeth matter and the importance of all family members practicing good oral hygiene. The daytime television talk show featured Green Bay football player wives Betina Driver, Emily Nelson, Courtney Finley and Geeta Bishop. It aired on Fridays from Sept. 14 through Dec. 28, 2012 on Fox TV affiliates in the state’s five major media markets.
BEHIND THE SCENES OF “THE BETTER HALF” (2:15)
Behind the scenes of “The Better Half” weekly TV show and its taping of the Baby Teeth Matter “Charity Driver’s One Year Dental Visit” segment.
WDA InSession (2:08)
Annual Session Committee Chair Dr. Fred Jaeger (Madison) reports attendees gave the new interactive learning session/study club format “thumbs up” and invites members to check out WDA InSession 2013 at the Kalahari in Wisconsin Dells from May 2 – 4.
WDA FOUNDATION (4:08)
This report features the WDA Foundation, a charitable organization, that improves the oral health of Wisconsin’s underserved residents while supporting dental professionals today and equipping them for the future.
MOM 2012 PATIENT PROFILE (0:49)
After a 90-minute drive, Danielle and her three young sons got in line at 4 a.m. on Friday to get the boys needed dental care.
MOM 2012 VOLUNTEER PROFILE (1:22)
First-time WDA Mission of Mercy volunteer – along with his wife, a registered nurse – Dr. Lofthouse anticipates a busy day on the clinic floor during the 2012 event in Madison.
LEGISLATIVE DAY 2012 (3:06)
This report features interviews with WDA member dentists Drs. Jolanta Pajek (Appleton) and Tipton Brown (Neenah) and non-covered services legislation co-sponsor and Joint Finance Committee Co-Chair State Rep. Robin Vos (R-Racine).
THE DAVIES FAMILY (2:58)
With four generations of dentists in this one Waukesha family, there are many stories to tell. WDA-TV takes you behind the scenes to tell the story of the Davies dental family.
SPECIAL OLYMPICS (2:13)
Twenty-two Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes were among the 1,570 individuals treated at the WDA MOM in June 2011 near Wausau. Three volunteer dentists, along with dental hygienists and assistants cared for these Special Olympians, ages 21 to 50. The athletes were pre-screened for urgent dental needs at SOWI competitions. America’s Dentists Care Foundation asked the WDA to pilot this outreach to special-needs patients. WDA-TV takes you there to see what a MOM volunteer, SOWI staff member, guardian, parent and athlete had to say about the experience.
COREY’S STORY (0:58)
Corey, who has suffered from dental problems and pain for more than 12 years, traveled nine hours by moped to reach Mission of Mercy. He’s hoping to be able to smile in his wedding pictures when he gets married next fall.
A FAMILY OF VOLUNTEERS (0:54)
The Nenns – Dr. Conrad, dental hygienist Kasey and their daughter, Courtney, a Spanish teacher – have volunteered at MOM for the past three years. The Nenns had their own practice in Wild Rose for more than 25 years and have a long history of treating people in need.