Whether it’s a gift from someone special or a gift to yourself, a new piece of jewelry can bring some sparkle to your life. However, many people who find themselves victimized by burglars—or worse, a fire or some other disaster—also find out too late that they didn’t have enough insurance to replace their jewelry. Here’s… Continue Reading Looking at a New Piece of Jewelry? Make Sure to Look at Your Insurance, Too
Dentists are looking to hire associates or sell their practice in Wisconsin through ADA Practice Transitions (ADAPT). For a limited time you can try ADAPT for free and join hundreds of your colleagues who have already created a profile. General dentists can try a free 3-month trial if they create and submit an ADAPT profile… Continue Reading Drive Your Future Forward in Dentistry
Recently, Professional Insurance Programs (PIP) was referred to a practice for employee benefits. They were connected to a very large employer group which was offering a suite of benefits to their staff including health insurance, vision insurance, life/AD&D insurance and short-term and long-term disability. The practice was losing their connection to the large employer group… Continue Reading Good Things Do Come in Small Packages – Even Employee Benefits
The Wisconsin Dental Association celebrates its sesquicentennial in 2020. On Sept. 30, 1870, a group of dentists gathered at the Milwaukee office of Dr. Henry Faville to form the Wisconsin State Dental Society. 150 years later, the WDA boasts 3,100+ members. Enjoy the anniversary video presented by D&S Labs Save the date for the 150th… Continue Reading 150 Years of Moving Dentistry Forward
Please refer to the Health Alert Network (HAN) for CDC Interim Guidance on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) for Healthcare Professionals. This is the most recent CDC guidance, but may be superseded as more is learned. Visit CDC’s page on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus for the most up-to-date information. There is also a specific page… Continue Reading CDC Interim Guidance on Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls community water fluoridation, “One of the 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century”. However, few realize that this remarkable effort had some of its beginnings in Wisconsin thanks to the efforts of former WDA President (1948-1949) Sheboygan city dentist Dr. Almore H. Finke, and the… Continue Reading Thank You, Dr. Finke and Mr. Zufelt
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – WEST ALLIS, Feb. 4, 2020 – February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and a perfect time to assess how to improve the oral habits and overall health for the kids we look after. Oral health, for better or worse, significantly influences our total wellness. Our diet plays a similarly important role in our mouths and requires making smart decisions – especially for our children. The grocery store is full of easy snacks for kids that are popularly believed to be healthy, but many are far from it. Continue Reading Be on the Lookout: Five Common, No-So-Tooth-Friendly Kids’ Snacks
After a longer-than-expected effort, we are very excited to announce that contributions to WIDPAC may now be made online!** This is a huge step forward for WDA and will greatly increase the ease and convenience of supporting the future of your profession. Contributions may be made at https://blog.wda.org/donate-to-widpac. In the next several weeks, you will… Continue Reading Online WIDPAC Contributions Now LIVE!