Part of the mission of the Wisconsin Dental Association is to, “…advance the interests of WDA members and the dental profession by promoting … quality oral health care for the public.” To help your professional association succeed in its mission, the WDA Communications Committee and staff actively promote public awareness topics to your patients and… Continue Reading Help us, help you
You spent your whole life building a successful practice. After all the trial and error and countless hours -you’ve made it! You can see the finish line. Now what? One thing we all get really good at is getting into a rhythm of running our businesses and practices. We focus on setting and achieving goals… Continue Reading 5 things to consider when you’re ready to retire
After years of working with the American Dental Association to address members’ concerns, on Dec. 15, 2016 the Environmental Protection Agency released a new federal regulation regarding dental amalgam waste that requires many dentists across the country to install amalgam separators. The rule included reasonable exemptions, a phase-in period and considerations for dental practices that… Continue Reading Final rule to mandate dental amalgam waste has been halted by President Trump
All Wisconsin Dental Association members and their dental teams are invited to enjoy a complimentary breakfast hosted by the Chicago Dental Society anytime between 7:30 and 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb.24 during the Chicago Midwinter Dental Meeting. Stop in Room W375 on the third floor of McCormick Place West for a bite to eat before… Continue Reading Who wants free breakfast?
Since 1957, the Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation has quietly worked on behalf of the state’s dental community. The foundation has been called one of the best-kept secrets in state dentistry, yet each year the dental community bands together to provide necessary support for charitable work to continue and grow. A single investment in your WDA… Continue Reading 2017 marks WDA Foundation’s Diamond Jubilee – 60 years of service to dental profession
“Dentists are greedy!” “Dentists don’t care about people unless they are getting paid.” “Dentists only want to see the rich.” Time was when state lawmakers, news reporters and many in the general public believed these things about dentists. A concerted, multi-year, joint legislative and public awareness effort using real facts about how Wisconsin Dental Association… Continue Reading Greedy dentists who don’t care?
Most of us are familiar with the eco-friendly mantra “reduce, reuse, recycle” as a reminder to be responsible about our resources. Lately, an additional R word has gained some traction – repurpose. It is defined as finding a new use for something other than its original purpose. So as the WDA communications team continues to… Continue Reading The 4th R
The WDA has received many calls from members asking if they must sign up for MetLife’s new policy that will require them to accept their reimbursements by electronic transfer. Any dentist who has received payments in the past received this letter. The ADA Practice Institute staff contacted MetLife about the concerns that not only does… Continue Reading MetLife pushing for electronic funds transfer
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