NEARLY $430,000 IN ORAL TREATMENT AND SUPPLIES FOR ELDERLY, DISABLED ADULTS MADE POSSIBLE BY WISCONSIN DENTAL ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION’S DONATED DENTAL SERVICES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, August 18, 2020 – Volunteer dentists participating in the Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation’s Donated Dental Services (DDS) program helped administer $429,522 in charitable dental care to 111 disabled, elderly, low-income and uninsured adults around the state between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020. During this period, dental laboratories in Wisconsin made an additional contribution of $21,934 in materials and services. Continue Reading NEARLY $430,000 IN ORAL TREATMENT AND SUPPLIES FOR ELDERLY, DISABLED ADULTS MADE POSSIBLE BY WISCONSIN DENTAL ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION’S DONATED DENTAL SERVICES

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

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

Wisconsin Dental Association Donates 20,000 Surgical Masks and Other PPE From Postponed Mission of Mercy Charitable Clinic to Medical Workers Statewide

WEST ALLIS, Wis. – The Wisconsin Dental Association, which chose to postpone the June 2020 WDA and WDA Foundation Mission of Mercy charitable clinic due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, is donating the personal protective equipment (PPE) that would have been used for the large-scale event to Wisconsin Emergency Management to help medical workers curb the spread of coronavirus. Continue Reading Wisconsin Dental Association Donates 20,000 Surgical Masks and Other PPE From Postponed Mission of Mercy Charitable Clinic to Medical Workers Statewide

WISCONSIN DENTISTS REMAIN AVAILABLE FOR EMERGENCY AND URGENT CARE; FOUR SIGNS YOU SHOULD SEEK EMERGENCY TREATMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – WEST ALLIS, WIS., March 20, 2020 – As most Wisconsin dentists follow recommendations by the American Dental Association, the Wisconsin Dental Association and federal health agencies to temporarily suspend elective procedures to lessen transmission of COVID-19, they remain available to provide emergency care – and they urge people to seek that care if they need it.
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Be on the Lookout: Five Common, No-So-Tooth-Friendly Kids’ Snacks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – WEST ALLIS, Feb. 4, 2020 – February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and a perfect time to assess how to improve the oral habits and overall health for the kids we look after. Oral health, for better or worse, significantly influences our total wellness. Our diet plays a similarly important role in our mouths and requires making smart decisions – especially for our children. The grocery store is full of easy snacks for kids that are popularly believed to be healthy, but many are far from it. Continue Reading Be on the Lookout: Five Common, No-So-Tooth-Friendly Kids’ Snacks

WDA Applauds Assembly Passage of Rural Dental Access Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – MADISON, Jan. 21, 2020 – Dr. Thomas Raimann, President of the Wisconsin Dental Association, today released the following statement after the State Assembly passed AB 258, which would create the Rural Scholarship Program at the Marquette University School of Dentistry (MUSOD). Continue Reading WDA Applauds Assembly Passage of Rural Dental Access Bill