Borgerding joins Wisconsin Dental Association as Director of Government Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –  July 7, 2020, WEST ALLIS – The Wisconsin Dental Association today announced that Christopher Borgerding has joined the Association as Director of Government Services. In this position, he will manage the Association’s relationships with state legislators and regulators; oversee WDA actions on dental benefits, insurance and public health issues; assist in directing activities of the WDA Political Action Committee (WIDPAC); and more. Continue Reading Borgerding joins Wisconsin Dental Association as Director of Government Services

WDA Foundation nearly doubles scholarship awards contributions, $29,500 given to dental and hygiene students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –  June 30, 2020 – The Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation today announced that it has awarded a combined $29,500 in 2020 scholarships to 10 dental and dental hygiene students in the state. This is the largest contribution the organization has made in the scholarship program’s 20-year history, almost doubling the previous year’s amount. Scholarships aim to ease the financial burden of dental education for deserving Wisconsin students to ensure that quality dental care will be available for future generations. Continue Reading WDA Foundation nearly doubles scholarship awards contributions, $29,500 given to dental and hygiene students

Pioneer dentist: Dr. Chet Bennett (Clintonville)

Dr. Elhanan “Chet” Winchester Bennett was born March 31, 1823, in Rushford, New York. He settled in Clintonville in 1855 and was the pioneer dentist. He was also a timber cruiser, hotel keeper, surveyor, justice of the peace, veterinarian, trapper and the region’s dentist. Dr. Bennett came from a family of farmers. He picked up the… Continue Reading Pioneer dentist: Dr. Chet Bennett (Clintonville)

Dental amalgam recycling compliance by July 14

Dental offices that work with amalgam, need to maintain their records of recycling and ensure that their filtration systems are working properly. You’ll need to submit a one time Wisconsin compliance form. Contact your local Wisconsin water municipality to obtain the form.

To place an order for a fully installed amalgam system, please call WDA Service Solutions at 1-888-213-7300.
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DENTISTS IMPLEMENT COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES: WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR NEXT APPOINTMENT

THURSDAY, JUNE 4, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – West Allis, Wis. – Dental offices across the state have started to reopen for non-emergency procedures amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and Wisconsin’s dentists are rising to even higher levels of caution – with guidance from the American Dental Association, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and others – to protect their patients, dental teams and communities. Continue Reading DENTISTS IMPLEMENT COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES: WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR NEXT APPOINTMENT