Wisconsin Dental Association membership connects you to critical business, practice and regulatory resources; exclusive savings on CE and endorsed products for your professional and personal life; and a community committed to promoting professional excellence and quality oral health care for the public. We’ve got your back. Always.
COVID-19 PRACTICE AND BUSINESS GUIDANCE
Watch for updates in The Drill, the WDA’s weekly e-newsletter, and find important links and information at WDA.org/virus and ADA.org/virus.
The WDA is dentistry’s primary voice among state lawmakers and policymakers, advocating for legislation that advances the profession and promotes quality oral health care for the public.
PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL INSURANCE
Owned and operated by the WDA, Professional Insurance Programs offers exclusive member access and pricing for various types of insurance plans important to your business and personal life.
WDA membership provides better, more cost-effective ways to fulfill CE requirements and increase your personal and practice potential.
STUDENT LOAN CONSOLIDATION AND CAREER RESOURCES
Members have access to a variety of programs and tools to help manage student loan debt and plan next career steps.
THE DENTAL ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM
The Wisconsin Dental Association, Marquette University School of Dentistry and ACT Dental present the Dental Entrepreneur Program, a 12-month curriculum to help Wisconsin’s dentists develop and fine-tune their knowledge of the business of dentistry and earn up to 24 non-clinical CE credits. With an annual membership that can start any time of year, DEP participants learn from blend of in-person, live webinar and on-demand webinar programming, as well as an online community and robust suite of digital tools.
PRACTICE MANAGEMENT RESOURCES
WDA’s collection of business resources, ranging from support for contract, coding and dental benefit issues to credentialing services and HR help, help members establish standout practices throughout the state.
FREE MADISON HOTLINE
WDA staff can help answer member questions regarding legislative, regulatory, dental benefits/insurance and practice management issues. Call 888-538-6932.
The WDA’s digital and print communications help you stay up-to-date with timely information affecting dentistry and your practice.
DISCOUNTS ON 35+ ENDORSED PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Manage the business and personal sides of your life with WDA’s Endorsed Products and Services, which offer high-quality products at competitive, members-only prices.
EXCLUSIVE PRICING ON DENTAL SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT
Members receive special access to WDA Supply Source and WDA Service & Equipment Solutions offering discounted pricing, reliable shipping and expert guidance on top quality supplies, dental office equipment, service repairs and maintenance.
BUSINESS OF DENTISTRY
Access resources for small businesses including joining, expanding, buying or selling a practice.
The award-winning Marquette University School of Dentistry – Pierre Fauchard Academy – Wisconsin Dental Association Mentor Program has helped dental students connect with practicing professionals for over 25 years. WDA gatherings and events bring together dentists from all career stages to connect, learn and grow.
PUBLIC AWARENESS AND FIND-A-DENTIST
WDA develops annual campaigns to educate the public about the importance of regular oral health care and dental visits. The WDA’s online Find-A-Dentist tool generates thousands of searches a month, bringing more patients to members’ offices.
HELP RESOLVING PATIENT DISPUTES
The WDA’s free, voluntary dispute resolution program connects patients and member dentists for an opportunity to resolve differences without the expense of the legal system or going before the state Dentistry Examining Board.
ACCESS TO WDA FOUNDATION PROGRAMS
Give back to your community with WDA Foundation’s Mission of Mercy and Donated Dental Services programs, or obtain support for business and personal challenges.