All WDA members and their dental teams are invited to enjoy a complimentary breakfast hosted by the Minnesota Dental Association anytime between 7– 8:30 a.m. on Friday, April 28 during the Star of the North Dental meeting in St. Paul. Stop in for a bite to eat before heading off to class. The Star of… Continue Reading Who wants free breakfast?
Asking any dentist to describe the “average filling” is bound to produce a smile. Most will readily admit that there is no such thing. Each restoration is unique, and even ones that appear simple can get complicated. However, it is those complicated procedures, the ones that border on “hero-dontics” that bring out our inner MacGyver.… Continue Reading Swiss Army Dentist
The Wisconsin Dental Association is a member-driven organization. That being said, your state dental association needs member dentists to help drive this organization into the future by serving as state officers, regional trustees, committee members and House delegations. Interested in representing your region (Northwest, Northeast, Greater Milwaukee, Southeast and Southwest) on the WDA Board of… Continue Reading Member-driven WDA needs YOU!
The Wisconsin Dental Association and the WDA Foundation are looking for dentists and dental hygienists to help move their profession forward as members of committees and boards. The WDA Communications Committee has volunteer openings for dentist representatives from Northeast Region 2 and Southwest Region 5. This committee oversees all public awareness efforts, including the Own… Continue Reading Volunteer and connect with your association
The Wisconsin Legislature has specified that nine non-profit dental clinics will be funded each fiscal year. The application is now available for interested parties to support access to dental care services for eligible populations. The grant is for a three-year cycle contingent on performance and the availability of funds. Applications are due by 11 a.m.… Continue Reading Now available: Non-profit dental clinic grant
A recent article about the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program in the WDA Journal January/February issue got a lot of attention and prompted a flood of phone calls and emails to the Wisconsin Dental Association’s Madison office. Below are the most frequently asked questions about the PDMP. including how to sign up and what this means… Continue Reading PDMP mandatory for all prescribers April 1
For many years, the Wisconsin Dental Association’s legislative agenda included an ask for a multi-county pilot that would test the effects of increased reimbursement rates on reducing barriers to care for patients. Gov, Scott Walker heard the WDA’s arguments for testing this approach and included a four-county pilot in his 2015-2017 state budget that raised… Continue Reading What is the dental Medicaid pilot and why should I participate?
As I rode in the passenger’s seat on my way to Wisconsin Dells on a foggy early morning last November, I thought excitedly about the weekend to come. I was on my way to the Wisconsin Dental Association House of Delegates and was looking forward to the discussions and debates that would impact the future… Continue Reading You’ve been given a voice… now use it!
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New dentists (out of school 10 years or less), along with third and fourth year Marquette University School of Dentistry students are invited to an evening of networking and continuing education beginning at 6 p.m. on March 30, 2017 at the Delafield Brewhaus. Tanner J. McKenna, DDS, FAGD (Sun Prairie) will share two programs from… Continue Reading Top 5 reasons to attend new dentist CE, networking night