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.
‘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.