Tents and grills are not allowed. We encourage you to drink non-alcoholic fluids (water is best) to stay hydrated and eat something while waiting.
Parking at Wisconsin State Fair Park is $6 per car, but in keeping with the spirit of this charitable event, the WDA Foundation will pay for all volunteer and patient parking during the WDA Mission of Mercy. We have not incurred this type of expense during the past 8 clinics, but parking fees are unavoidable… Continue Reading Where can I park?
You should bring and take any prescription medications that you are currently prescribed. You may have to wait outside for several hours, so please dress accordingly. You may wish to bring a lawn chair for outside; chairs are not provided. If bringing young children, be sure to bring diapers and a change of clothes to… Continue Reading What should I bring?
First and foremost, you should expect to be treated with respect and dignity. We’re glad you are visiting the WDA Mission of Mercy. Due to the size and nature of this event, you should plan to be with us for several hours. We will do our best to get you in and out as quickly… Continue Reading What can I expect?
Everyone will receive a numbered wristband and a nametag.The wristbands help ensure first-come, first-served order is followed. Upon entering the building, you will be asked several survey questions. Your responses are tracked in the computer and no one will see them once submitted. The information you provide will help us track demographics about the clinic’s… Continue Reading What happens when I’m inside?
Licensed dentists, including specialists, and dental hygienists together with dental assistants provide the majority of care. Dental students from Marquette University School of Dentistry, under supervision of Marquette faculty members or school-approved preceptors, may also provide care.
There will be no narcotics on site. If warranted, an antibiotic or non-prescription pain medicine will be given to you at MOM. In rare cases, we will provide a written prescription for other medications to be filled at a pharmacy at your own expense.
No. Everyone providing care and helping out at the clinic is a volunteer.
We are very grateful for the numerous sponsors and donors that provide either cash or in-kind donations to make this event possible.
Yes, provide the patient is able to be moved into a treatment chair either on their own or with assistance.