The state of Wisconsin does not issue licenses, certificates or registrations to dental assistants. Dentists and dental hygienists are the only licensed dental professionals in the state. Dental assisting programs may grant attendees completion certificates, but that is not the same as being licensed or certified by the state. Visit the American Dental Assisting Association’s… Continue Reading Do dental assistants have to be licensed or certified in Wisconsin?
The WDA, American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommend children be examined by a doctor of dental surgery (DDS) or dental medicine (DMD) within six months of the eruption of the first tooth and no later than age 1. According to a February 2005 Children’s Dental Health Project report, low-income children who… Continue Reading At what age should a child be seen by a dentist?
Yes, the WDA Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. It is fully recognized as such by the federal and state governments. The foundation is a legal subsidiary of the Wisconsin Dental Association.
The WDA Foundation’s tax identification number is: 39-0965289
Yes, each donation to the WDA Foundation is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.
The WDA Foundation is the umbrella charitable organization for the following programs: Dentists Concerned for Dentists Donated Dental Services Emergency Relief Fund Mission of Mercy Grant program Scholarship program
There are many simple ways to make a direct donation. If making your donation by check, please make the check payable to the Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation, Inc. You can print and complete a donation form or simply include a note about any specific donation requests. Send donations to: The WDA Foundation, Inc. 6737 W.… Continue Reading How do I make a direct donation?
Yes. If you would like your donation to be used only for a specific WDA Foundation program, please indicate that with your donation. If a program is not indicated, funds will be used where the need is the greatest.
I would like to make my donation an “Honor” or “Memorial” donation. How do I indicate that and how is the honoree or family notified?
An Honor or Memorial donation is the perfect way to recognize a friend, colleague or loved one. Donors receive an acknowledgement for tax purposes and the individual or family of the individual being recognized will receive a letter announcing that you have made a gift in that person’s name. The amount donated is NOT disclosed… Continue Reading I would like to make my donation an “Honor” or “Memorial” donation. How do I indicate that and how is the honoree or family notified?
If you would like to donate stock to the WDA Foundation, please contact Executive Director Vicki Bohman at 414-755-4198 to indicate your intent. You will be given instructions on how to make the transfer.