Support the Advanced Care Clinic for special needs patients at the Marquette University School of Dentistry. Choose “Marquette Cares Oral Health Fund” to donate. Continue Reading Help serve special needs patients in Wisconsin
WEST ALLIS, Wis. – As Wisconsinites emerge from a long winter and get ready for warm-weather sports and activities, Wisconsin’s dentists recommend that both children and adults make mouthguards part of their summertime sports gear.
The American Dental Association and WDA recommend that mouthguards be worn for any competitive or recreational sport in which impact, contact or collision are likely to occur. That includes summer favorites like basketball, lacrosse, soccer, rugby, water polo, in-line skating, baseball, bicycling, softball, volleyball and other contact and limited-contact activities. Continue Reading Gear up for summer: Mouthguard tips to keep your smile safe
The WDA is now using VoterVoice, grassroots advocacy software that makes it easier for you to reach out to your elected officials about legislation that matters to Wisconsin’s dental community. Continue Reading Connecting with legislators is even easier; sign up for text updates
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, March 22, 2021 – The Wisconsin Dental Association today released the following statement from WDA President Dr. Paula Crum (Green Bay), after Gov. Tony Evers signed legislation to allow dentists to administer certain vaccines: Continue Reading WDA thanks Gov. Evers, legislators for bipartisan action on new dentist vaccine law
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, March 16, 2021 – The Wisconsin Dental Association today released the following statement from WDA President Dr. Paula Crum, a Green Bay periodontist, regarding the State Assembly passing Assembly Bill 124, which would allow dentists to administer certain vaccines:
Continue Reading WDA APPLAUDS ASSEMBLY’S UNANIMOUS PASSAGE OF DENTAL VACCINE BILL
With options for in-person CE courses limited during the pandemic, we’ve got good news from the Marquette University School of Dentistry (MUSoD) and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health. The two are offering a free, on-demand web course – “Comprehensive Training for Dentists: Dental Pain Management in the Midst of the Evolving Substance Use Disorder Epidemic” – that fulfills the two CE credits of opioid instruction required for licensure in Wisconsin.
Instructors for the webinar are Dr. Joseph Best (Waukesha), a part-time MUSoD faculty member and board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon with a Ph.D. in Pharmacology, and Wisconsin State Dental Director Dr. Russ Dunkel (Madison). The web-based course requires the viewing of multiple videos (totaling two hours), followed by an emailed test. Register now! Continue Reading Free, on-demand MUSoD web course fulfills opioid CE requirement
Watch your inbox on Monday afternoons for the new member e-newsletter containing COVID-19 information and resources, member news and updates and more! Continue Reading Keep up-to-date with new member e-newsletter
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 4, 2020
WEST ALLIS, Wis. – With kids, it’s best to expect the unexpected and have a plan in place – especially when it comes to their oral health. Dental problems can begin early and set the stage for a lifetime of health issues, which makes finding a “dental home” that can provide accessible, continued and family-centered care all too important for your child. Continue Reading IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY TO START: FOUR IMPORTANT BENEFITS OF ESTABLISHING A DENTAL HOME FOR YOUR CHILD
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Jan. 12, 2021 – The Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation has announced its Board of Directors for 2021, introducing five new members. Continue Reading Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation elects new board of directors
WDA stands ready to connect more hospitals with dental teams for COVID-19 vaccination; applauds state health systems for vaccine response
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – West Allis, Jan. 7 2021 – The Wisconsin Dental Association today released the following statement from WDA President Dr. Paula Crum, a Green Bay periodontist: Continue Reading WDA stands ready to connect more hospitals with dental teams for COVID-19 vaccination; applauds state health systems for vaccine response