WDA Foundation gives back to dental and hygiene students with $30,000 in scholarships

WEST ALLIS, Wis. – The Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation today announced it has awarded $30,000 in 2021 scholarships to dental and hygiene students in Wisconsin. The scholarships will help alleviate dental education expenses for those students and help ensure the availability of quality oral care throughout the state for years to come. Continue Reading WDA Foundation gives back to dental and hygiene students with $30,000 in scholarships

Getting ready to drop the mask? Spruce up your smile with these tooth tips

WEST ALLIS – Looking forward to being with people in person again? Ready to hit the dating scene? Excited to dine in your favorite restaurant? As COVID restrictions subside and you prepare to show your smile again, you’ll want to be able to take off your mask with confidence, knowing your oral health is up to par. Continue Reading Getting ready to drop the mask? Spruce up your smile with these tooth tips

WDA President Dr. Paula Crum Praises LRB 1534-1 Authorizing EFDAs, Requests Lawmakers to Co-sponsor

The Wisconsin Dental Association today released the following statement from WDA President Dr. Paula Crum, a Green Bay periodontist, after LRB 1534-1 was released for co-sponsorship:
“On behalf of the 3,100 members of the Wisconsin Dental Association, I want to thank Sen. Mary Felzkowski and Rep. Jon Plumer for authoring LRB 1534-1, which authorizes the use of Expanded Function Dental Auxiliaries (EFDAs) in Wisconsin. We are grateful for the authors’ continued passion and dedication toward addressing oral health in Wisconsin. Continue Reading WDA President Dr. Paula Crum Praises LRB 1534-1 Authorizing EFDAs, Requests Lawmakers to Co-sponsor

Gear up for summer: Mouthguard tips to keep your smile safe

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

WDA thanks Gov. Evers, legislators for bipartisan action on new dentist vaccine law

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

WDA APPLAUDS ASSEMBLY’S UNANIMOUS PASSAGE OF DENTAL VACCINE BILL

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

WDA Reacts to Evers Budget, Looks Forward to Working with Legislature

The Wisconsin Dental Association today released the following statement from WDA President Dr. Paula Crum, a practicing periodontist in Green Bay, regarding the oral health initiatives included in Gov. Tony Evers’ state budget proposal: “The Wisconsin Dental Association and its 3,100 members throughout the Badger State want to thank Gov. Evers for including a variety… Continue Reading WDA Reacts to Evers Budget, Looks Forward to Working with Legislature

WDA praises Senate passage of SB 13; would allow dentists to administer COVID and flu vaccines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Feb. 16, 2021- The Wisconsin Dental Association today released the following statement from WDA President Dr. Paula Crum (Green Bay), regarding the State Senate passing Senate Bill 13, which would allow dentists to administer certain vaccines. Continue Reading WDA praises Senate passage of SB 13; would allow dentists to administer COVID and flu vaccines