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The WDA Tongue ‘n’ Cheek…and Teeth, too! patient newsletter (print and electronic) has been honored with a 2014 Golden Apple Award from the American Dental Association for Excellence in Dental Health Promotion to the Public and a Paragon Communications Award of Merit in the newsletter category from the Public Relations Society of America – Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter.

The WDA is pleased to make Tongue ‘n’ Cheek… and Teeth, too! available to our member dentists and their patients as a way of communicating oral health information and promoting quality care.

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December 2017 – Keep your smile healthy during the holidays

August 2017 – Dental anesthesia and ‘Dentists Do Serve”

May 2017 – Oral health for mothers-to-be and more

February 2017 – February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

October 2016 – Flossing is important & tell us why you like your WDA member dentist for a chance to win Packers tickets

April 2016 – WDA dentists follow ADA Code of Ethics

January 2016 – Own Your Smile to avoid National Toothache Day


Fall/Winter 2015– PDF

Articles in this issue include:

  • ‘Dose of Reality’ campaign
  • Acid reflux
  • WDA celebrates 145th anniversary

Spring/Summer 2015 – PDF

Articles in this issue include:

  • Easing dental anxiety
  • Straighten your smile
  • Eating disorders and oral health


Fall/Winter 2014- PDF

Articles in this issue include:

  • Meet the dental team
  • Become a label detective
  • E-cigarettes: A growing concern

Spring/Summer 2014- PDF

Articles in this issue include:

  • Own Your Smile: Make oral health a priority
  • Using herbal supplements? Tell your dentist
  • Mouthguard care and must-dos
  • Dental care for special needs patients

Fall/Winter 2013- PDF

Articles in this issue include:

  • Get more out of your dental visit
  • What is premedication?
  • Don’t neglect oral hygiene during pregnancy
  • Weighing support for fluoride

Spring/Summer 2013- PDF

Articles in this issue include:

  • Dentist’s role in sleep apnea
  • Tooth eruption chart
  • Silver-filling facts
  • Infection control in dental offices

Fall/Winter 2012- Diabetes and your dental health

Spring/Summer 2012- What would you do in a dental emergency?