WDA MISSION OF MERCY 2015 WITH DR. MIKE CAHLAMER (4:22)
Wisconsin Dental Association general dentist Dr. Mike Cahlamer (Brookfield) visited FOX Focus in May to announce that this year’s WDA and WDA Foundation Mission of Mercy is in Fond du Lac in mid-June. Dr. Cahlamer shared that charitable care events are important, but not a long-term solution to reducing barriers to care.
WDA LEGISLATIVE DAY 2015 (3:14)
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester), Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) and State Rep. Gary Tauchen (R-Bonduel) express support for the dental Medicaid pilot in Brown, Polk and Racine counties in the proposed 2015-16 budget and explain what they’re expecting in terms of clarification, evaluation and expansion in this WDA-TV report.
ORAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH WITH DR. COURTNEY ANDERSON (4:13)
Board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon and Brown Door Kewaunee Dental Society Vice President Dr. Courtney Anderson (Green Bay) educated Local 5 Live viewers during April (Oral Cancer Awareness Month) about oral cancer’s causes and symptoms and the importance of regular screenings.
ORAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH WITH DR. GLENN GEQUILLANA (4:22)
WDA general dentist Dr. Glenn Gequillana (Milwaukee) visited FOX Focus in April – Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. G discusses causes, symptoms and the importance of annual oral cancer screenings in this Own Your Smile segment.
NO CONCERT FOR YOU (0:33)
The new “No Concert” WDA Own Your Smile TV spot highlights the financial and emotional cost of missing a special event when dental pain sends someone to the hospital emergency room.
WORLD ORAL HEALTH DAY WITH DR. ADAM PASONO (4:43)
WDA general dentist Dr. Adam Pasono (Green Bay) celebrated World Oral Health Day on March 20 with a visit to WFRV-TV’s “Local 5 Live” show. Dr. Pasono explains how tooth decay is a serious and infectious disease that impacts people of all ages in this Own Your Smile segment.
WORLD ORAL HEALTH DAY WITH DR. GENE SHOEMAKER (4:23)
WDA past-president Dr. Gene Shoemaker (Waukesha) visited FOX Focus in March to celebrate World Oral Health Day. He discusses how tooth decay is a serious and infectious disease that impacts people of all ages in this Own Your Smile segment.
BABY TEETH MATTER WITH DR. STEVE STOLL (3:39)
WDA Past-President Dr. Steve Stoll (Neenah) visits WFRV-TV’s “Local 5 Live” show during National Children’s Dental Health Month to explain why baby teeth matter. He also highlights a new effort by dentists and pediatricians to reduce tooth decay among all children beginning at age 1.
NATIONAL CHILDREN’S DENTAL HEALTH MONTH WITH DR. LYNN LEPAK-MCSORLEY (4:22)
WDA Greater Milwaukee Trustee Dr. Lynn Lepak-McSorley (Milwaukee) visited FOX Focus during National Children’s Dental Health Month. In this interview, she explains why baby teeth matter and announces a new collaborative effort by dentists and pediatricians to fight tooth decay in all children statewide.
DENTAL ANXIETY AND SEDATION WITH DR. PETE HEHLI (4:09)
WDA Northeast Region 2 Trustee Dr. Pete Hehli (Appleton) urged viewers not to let dental anxiety get in the way of their good oral health in 2015. He highlighted advances in dental diagnosis, treatment and sedation during a Jan. 16 Own Your Smile segment on WFRV-TV’s “Local 5 Live”.
DENTAL ANXIETY AND OWN YOUR SMILE DR. PAUL LEVINE (4:24)
WDA President Dr. Paul Levine (Milwaukee) kicked off new monthly Own Your Smile series with Jan. 21 appearance on WITI-TV’s FOX Focus. Dr. Levine shared how improved diagnosis, treatment and sedation options reduce dental anxiety, so patients can enjoy good oral health.
NO VACATION FOR YOU (0:33)
New TV spot for WDA Own Your Smile oral health literacy awareness campaign highlights how ignoring one’s dental health can be emotionally and financially costly
HOLIDAY ORAL HEALTH TIPS WITH DR. JIM CONRARDY (4:42)
Pediatric dentist Dr. Jim Conrardy (Green Bay) announced that Hermey the Elf (of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” fame) was named a Dental Do Gooder and offered holiday oral health tips and gift ideas with “Local 5 Live” viewers in December.
NATIONAL DIABETES MONTH WITH DR. PAULA CRUM (3:18)
Periodontist and WDA Northeast Region Trustee Dr. Paula Crum (Green Bay) visited WFRV-TV’s “Local 5 Live” in November – American Diabetes Month to raise awareness of the oral health risks faced by individuals with diabetes.
OWN YOUR SMILE WITH DR. RYAN DULDE (12:45)
WDA member and general dentist Dr. Ryan Dulde (Eagle) was a guest on Trinity Broadcasting Network’s Public Report recently. In this Own Your Smile segment, he discusses the importance of oral health to overall well-being and affordability of preventive dental care.
NATIONAL DENTAL HYGIENE MONTH WITH CARRIE STEMPSKI (4:19)
WDA member and dental hygienist Carrie Stempski, RDH (Green Bay) visited WFRV-TV’s “Local 5 Live” in October – National Dental Hygiene Month. In this Own Your Smile segment, she discusses the important role of basic oral hygiene habits in preventing dental disease.
STRATEGIC THINKING 2014 (3:11)
WDA-TV report highlighting strategic thinking session where participants explored, “What will it take for the Wisconsin Dental Association and its stakeholders to thrive over the next decade and beyond?” Learn what priorities were identified for long range planning.
OLDER ADULT DENTAL PROBLEMS WITH DR. BOB VILLWOCK (4:44)
WDA member and general dentist Dr. Bob Villwock (Bellevue) visited WFRV-TV’s “Local 5 Live” in September – Healthy Aging Month. In this Own Your Smile segment, he discusses older adult dental problems and how to have good oral health for a lifetime.
BABY TEETH MATTER WITH DR. HEIDI EGGERS-ULVE (3:31)
WDA member and pediatric dentist Dr. Heidi Eggers-Ulve (Green Bay) was a guest on WFRV-TV’s “Local 5 Live” on Aug. 26, 2014. In this Own Your Smile oral health literacy, public awareness segment, Dr. Eggers-Ulve discusses why baby teeth matter and shares back-to-school tips for good dental hygiene.
DENTAL TRAUMA WITH DR. SARAH HEUER (4:04)
WDA member and general dentist Dr. Sarah Heuer (Green Bay) was a guest on WFRV-TV’s “Local 5 Live” on July 30, 2014. In this Own Your Smile oral health literacy, public awareness segment, Dr. Heuer shares tips for avoiding dental emergencies and what to do when an accident does occur.
VOICES FROM MOM 2014 (4:46)
Dentists, community helpers, a Special Olympics athlete advocate and patients discuss the sixth WDA Mission of Mercy held June 27 – 28 in Green Bay. More than $1.3 million in charitable care was provided by 1,200 volunteers during 1,925 patient visits.
MISSION OF MERCY 2014 PATIENT PROFILE (0:50)
Ryan of Green Bay came to Mission of Mercy seeking relief for an “excruciating” toothache. Learn more about Ryan’s story
MISSION OF MERCY WITH DR. ZACH GRAF (3:46)
WDA Mission of Mercy Local Committee Chair Dr. Zach Graf (Green Bay) visited WFRV-TV’s “Local 5 Live” June 16. He shared details of the upcoming MOM in Green Bay and highlight why oral health is important to a person’s overall well-being.
OWN YOUR SMILE WITH DR. CHRIS HANSEN (4:06)
WDA member and general dentist Dr. Chris Hansen (Green Bay) was a guest on WFRV-TV’s “Local 5 Live” in May. In this Own Your Smile segment, he discusses the importance of oral health to overall well-being and affordability of preventive dental care with the program’s co-hosts.
OWN YOUR SMILE ‘TODAY’ (0:31)
New TV spot for Own Your Smile oral health literacy awareness campaign encourages Wisconsinites to avoid the cost and pain of untreated dental disease.
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.