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Brushing for two: Dental health tips for expecting mothers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 9, 2019, WEST ALLIS – If you’re expecting a newborn this month, you’re one of many! According to data compiled from the National Center for Health Statistics and the Social Security Administration, September is the most common birthday month in the U.S. – and it’s not even close. No matter when a mother’s expecting, it’s important to make healthy choices, especially when it comes to caring for her teeth and gums. Continue Reading Brushing for two: Dental health tips for expecting mothers


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Joint committee on finance provides critical investments in oral health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – MADISON, June 5, 2019 – Dr. Patrick Tepe, a general dentist in Verona and president of the Wisconsin Dental Association, today released the following statement regarding the Joint Committee on Finance’s vote to retain the Medicaid pilot program and increase investments in oral health for the state’s most vulnerable residents. Continue Reading Joint committee on finance provides critical investments in oral health


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Rural scholarship proposal for dental students ‘a great step forward’ in helping rural Wisconsinites access oral health care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -WEST ALLIS, May 6, 2019- Dr. Patrick Tepe, president of the Wisconsin Dental Association, today released the following statement regarding the proposed Marquette University School of Dentistry Rural Track Scholarship. The program, which would provide a scholarship to MUSoD dental students who agree to practice in a rural Wisconsin dental health professional shortage area (DHPSA) for up to six years after graduation, is included as part of the Rural Wisconsin Initiative introduced as LRB 2671 by Sen. Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point), Rep. Tony Kurtz (R-Wonewoc), and 21 additional legislators. Continue Reading Rural scholarship proposal for dental students ‘a great step forward’ in helping rural Wisconsinites access oral health care

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