WDA recognizes 17 for contributions to dentistry, public oral health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – WEST ALLIS, WIS., Nov. 14, 2018 – Dr. Monica Hebl, a general dentist who lives in Wauwatosa and practices in Milwaukee, is the 2018 Wisconsin Dental Association Lifetime Achievement Award recipient in recognition of her significant contributions of time, energy and expertise to organized dentistry. Continue Reading WDA recognizes 17 for contributions to dentistry, public oral health

Dr. Patrick Tepe sworn in as state dental association president

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – WEST ALLIS, WIS., Nov. 12, 2018 – Dr. Patrick Tepe, a resident of Middleton, was sworn in as president of the 3,000-member Wisconsin Dental Association at the organization’s 148th House of Delegates on Nov. 10 at the Blue Harbor Resort and Conference Center in Sheboygan, Wis. A general dentist, Tepe is a partner of Associated Dentists and practices in Verona. Continue Reading Dr. Patrick Tepe sworn in as state dental association president

Children to receive some $50,000 in donated care for Give Kids A Smile® and Head Start Dental Day

MILWAUKEE, WIS., Oct. 1, 2018 – Several hundred Milwaukee-area children, ages 2 – 16, from low-income families will receive an estimated $50,000 in free dental screenings, toothbrush polishing, fluoride treatments, oral hygiene education and limited emergency treatment this Saturday, Oct. 6 from 8 a.m. – noon. at Marquette University School of Dentistry, 1801 W. Wisconsin Ave. Continue Reading Children to receive some $50,000 in donated care for Give Kids A Smile® and Head Start Dental Day

WDA Foundation’s Donated Dental Services provides another 142 elderly, disabled with $559,000 in needed care

WEST ALLIS, WIS., Aug. 14, 2018 – Dentists volunteering through the Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation’s Donated Dental Services (DDS) program provided 142 disabled, senior, low-income and uninsured Wisconsin adults with $559,105 in much-needed charitable dental care between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018. In addition, dental laboratories across the state contributed $23,761 in materials and services. Continue Reading WDA Foundation’s Donated Dental Services provides another 142 elderly, disabled with $559,000 in needed care

More than $1 million in free dental care provided during 2,000+ patient visits

WEST ALLIS, WIS., June 25, 2018 – Charitable dental care valued at more than $1 million was provided to children and adults, ages 1 – 90, during 2,087 patient visits at the ninth Wisconsin Dental Association and WDA Foundation Mission of Mercy held June 22 and 23 at the Exposition Center at Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis. Continue Reading More than $1 million in free dental care provided during 2,000+ patient visits

$1 million in free dental care during 2,000 patient visits June 22 and 23 in West Allis

WEST ALLIS, WIS., June 18, 2018 – 1,300+ volunteer dentists, dental hygienists and assistants, dental students and community helpers from 188 communities statewide 2-day Wisconsin Dental Association and WDA Foundation Mission of Mercy
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1,300+ volunteers from 188 communities to provide free dental care in West Allis

WEST ALLIS, WIS., June 13, 2018 – More than 1,000 volunteers from 188 Wisconsin communities will be in West Allis, Wis. on June 22 – 23 to provide $1 million in free dental care to an estimated 2,000 children and adults during the ninth Wisconsin Dental Association and WDA Foundation Mission of Mercy. Continue Reading 1,300+ volunteers from 188 communities to provide free dental care in West Allis

Special Olympics athletes to receive free dental care at WDA Mission of Mercy

WEST ALLIS, WIS., June 6, 2018 – The Wisconsin Dental Association and WDA Foundation are teaming up with Special Olympics Wisconsin to identify 35 athletes who will receive needed oral health care at the ninth Mission of Mercy being held June 22 and 23 in West Allis, Wis. Continue Reading Special Olympics athletes to receive free dental care at WDA Mission of Mercy

WDA Mission of Mercy bringing free dental care to greater Milwaukee area

WEST ALLIS, WIS., May 30, 2018 – The Wisconsin Dental Association and WDA Foundation will bring the ninth WDA Mission of Mercy to the Exposition Center at Wisconsin State Fair Park, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue, in West Allis on June 22 and 23 to provide free dental care to children and adults who have limited financial resources or are otherwise unable to visit a dental office. Continue Reading WDA Mission of Mercy bringing free dental care to greater Milwaukee area

Wisconsin Dental Association applauds national policy on opioid use in oral care

WEST ALLIS, WIS., March 26, 2018 —Taking the lead among national health care associations, the American Dental Association today announced support for a series of nationwide policy changes that will both increase provider awareness of the dangers of overprescribing opioids and protect the American public. Continue Reading Wisconsin Dental Association applauds national policy on opioid use in oral care