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 promotional materials for my event or send press releases/solicit media coverage?

The WDA Foundation is unable to provide design service, write or distribute press releases or solicit media coverage on your behalf. You may contact the media, but must inform your WDA Foundation contact prior to doing so. You may use the Foundation logo in promotional materials with approval as indicated below.

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?

Will the WDA Foundation issue tax receipts to my donors?

The WDA Foundation will provide a tax receipt only for those donations that meet IRS standards. If the donation is in the form of a check or money order it must be made payable to the Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation or WDA Foundation. Credit card donations must be made directly to the foundation. Legally, we… Continue Reading Will the WDA Foundation issue tax receipts to my donors?