What considerations are there for special needs patients?

Preparation can help a special needs patient get ready to visit the dentist. Considerations and questions to ask your dentist during the initial appointment are suggested below. Physical and mobility concerns Where is the best place to park, or to enter the building? Can the office hallways or clinical rooms accommodate the patient’s means of… Continue Reading What considerations are there for special needs patients?

Should dietary fluoride supplements still be prescribed?

Research has consistently shown fluoride helps prevent dental caries. This naturally-occurring mineral has a systemic and topical effect that remineralizes enamel and has some anti-bacterial properties. Unfortunately, not all Wisconsin residents live in areas where the public water supply is fluoridated. The American Dental Association continues to support the use of dietary fluoride supplements for… Continue Reading Should dietary fluoride supplements still be prescribed?

Will the WDA Foundation provide items for my auction or pay expenses for my event?

The WDA Foundation cannot financially support third-party community fundraisers. Event organizers are responsible for securing items and financing the event. They are also responsible for all expenses incurred.The foundation can provide you with a letter of endorsement that can be modified for your organization and used as you seek support for your auction, fundraiser or… Continue Reading Will the WDA Foundation provide items for my auction or pay expenses for my event?