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WDA means ROI

Bad investments are everywhere. Nine-unit bridges. Dental therapy programs. Wiring money to Nigerian princes. Investment decisions require an understanding of “return on investment.”  What can be gained (or lost) relative to the amount of money invested? Dentists and patients have return on investment (ROI) conversations every day when discussing treatment options. I know my patients appreciate a doctor who’s mindful… Continue Reading WDA means ROI

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How do you spell M E N T O R?

(left to right) Dr. Brian Michel (Appleton) was the first Mentor Program protégé of Dr. Ken Geiger (Sheboygan). They met up again in June at the ninth WDA Foundation and WDA Mission of Mercy in West Allis, Wis. Dr. Michel’s MOM volunteer experiences include the prosthodontics department as a dental student, orthodontics department while a… Continue Reading How do you spell M E N T O R?

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Component best practices

After traveling around the state for the last couple of years, I have learned that every component has its own personality and what works for one may not work for another. My main objective during our Wisconsin Dental Association-hosted quarterly component officer conference calls is to share best practices from across the state. Your component… Continue Reading Component best practices

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Member profile: Dr. Heather Harris (Milwaukee)

Name: Dr. Heather Harris Location: Milwaukee Component: Greater Milwaukee Dental Association Years of membership: 11 Graduated from: Marquette University School of Dentistry “I purchased a practice from an established dentist in Wauwatosa this past January. It amazed me how much knowledge and support I needed as I began this new business venture. As things began… Continue Reading Member profile: Dr. Heather Harris (Milwaukee)

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