Emergency rooms not the place for non-traumatic dental care FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 20, 2017 Wisconsin Dental Association Vice President Dr. Patrick Tepe of Verona today released the following statement in response to the “Report on Dane County Hospital Emergency Department and Urgent Care Visits for Non-Traumatic Dental Pain.”
WDA recognizes 17 for contributions to dentistry, public oral health WEST ALLIS, WIS., Nov. 10, 2016 – Dr. Eugene (Gene) Shoemaker, a general dentist who lives and practices in Waukesha, is the 2016 Wisconsin Dental Association Lifetime Achievement Award recipient in recognition of his significant contributions of time, energy and expertise to organized dentistry throughout his 27-year career.
State dental association names Rossetto government services director WEST ALLIS, WIS., July 12, 2016 – Matthew Rossetto has joined the Wisconsin Dental Association as director of government services with responsibility for monitoring legal and regulatory activity related to the interests of the association and its members and representing those interests before state and local lawmakers.
2,000 patients to receive $1 million in free dental care June 17 and 18 in Eau Claire MEDIA ALERT: Menards Conference Center to be transformed into large-scale, charitable dental clinic treating adults and children with limited financial resources or otherwise unable to visit a dental office.
2-day Wisconsin Dental Association and WDA Foundation Mission of Mercy 1,000+ volunteer dentists, dental hygienists and assistants, dental students and community helpers from 192 communities statewide
1,000+ volunteers from 192 cities to provide free dental care in Eau Claire WEST ALLIS, WIS., June 8, 2016 – More than 1,000 volunteers from 192 Wisconsin communities will be in Eau Claire, Wis. on June 17 – 18 to provide $1 million in free dental care to an estimated 2,000 children and adults during the eighth Wisconsin Dental Association and WDA Foundation Mission of Mercy.
WDA, WDA Foundation Mission of Mercy bringing free dental care to Eau Claire WEST ALLIS, WIS., May 17, 2016 – The Wisconsin Dental Association and WDA Foundation will bring the eighth WDA Mission of Mercy to the Menards Conference Center, 5150 Old Mil Plaza, in Eau Claire on June 17 and 18 to provide free dental care to children and adults who have limited financial resources or are otherwise unable to visit a dental office.
Media Alert: Milwaukee children to receive free dental exams this Saturday, Jan. 30 38 Greater Milwaukee Dental Association dentists, along with 200+ other volunteers (dental hygienists and assistants, dental and hygiene students and other helpers) will provide dental exams, teeth cleanings and fluoride treatments to children (ages 3 to 16) from low-income families facing barriers to oral health care. Value of care provided on screening day and during subsequent treatment appointments valued at $50,000.
Don’t be tricked this Halloween – Commit to brushing 2min2x WEST ALLIS, WIS., Oct. 29, 2015 – After eating trick-or-treat goodies on Halloween, the Wisconsin Dental Association and the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics encourages children and their parents to commit to brushing their teeth for two minutes, twice a day and to flossing once a day in honor of National Brush Day on Nov. 1, 2015.
WDA recognizes 18 for contributions to dentistry, public oral health WEST ALLIS, WIS., Oct. 21, 2015 – Dr. Timothy Durtsche, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who lives and practices in La Crosse, is the 2015 Wisconsin Dental Association Lifetime Achievement Award recipient in recognition of his significant contributions of time, energy and expertise to organized dentistry throughout his 36-year career.