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

IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY TO START: FOUR IMPORTANT BENEFITS OF ESTABLISHING A DENTAL HOME FOR YOUR CHILD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 4, 2020

WEST ALLIS, Wis. – With kids, it’s best to expect the unexpected and have a plan in place – especially when it comes to their oral health. Dental problems can begin early and set the stage for a lifetime of health issues, which makes finding a “dental home” that can provide accessible, continued and family-centered care all too important for your child. Continue Reading IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY TO START: FOUR IMPORTANT BENEFITS OF ESTABLISHING A DENTAL HOME FOR YOUR CHILD