As 2023 approaches, you have been invited to renew your professional relationship with dentistry by maintaining your WDA membership or by joining for the first time. While you are confirming your membership, please remember to include your annual donation to the WDA Foundation with your dues payment. The WDA Foundation is one of the only… Continue Reading Your Profession – Your Association – Your Foundation
Like you, our business has been upended by the recent health crisis. Best Card is the endorsed credit card processing provider for more than 50 dental associations, including ADA Member Advantage and the Wisconsin Dental Association, and 95% of our clients are dental practices. We’ve seen how dramatically COVID-19 has affected the operations for dental… Continue Reading Bolster your bottom line… and streamline your processing
Lawsuits against businesses for employment-related acts are on the rise. Sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination and retaliation are just a few of the more high-profile complaints employers face. Could your company survive a costly high-profile lawsuit? Defending such cases can cost your firm tens of thousands of dollars and full resolution could be a years-long… Continue Reading Employment practices liability insurance protects your company from costly litigation
Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), most health plans are required to cover certain preventive care benefits at no cost, but we have all heard stories about a coworker who was charged a copay for his annual physical, or a cousin who had to pay her deductible when she had her mammogram. Here’s a look… Continue Reading Four Tips To Avoid Unexpected Charges at the Doctor’s Office
Don’t let the recent warm temperatures fool you, the holidays are just around the corner. Whether you are starting your shopping now or waiting for Cyber Monday on November 28, your Amazon purchases can support the WDA Foundation with just a few simple steps. The best part is that this extra support costs you nothing!… Continue Reading When you do your Holiday Shopping on Amazon – you also support the WDA Foundation
Colleen Greene, DMD, MPH (Milwaukee) didn’t have a regular dental home when she was growing up because her family was insured through Medicaid, which meant their provider options were limited. “It was very difficult for my mom to establish care with any one office,” Dr. Greene said. “Thankfully, we never experienced problems because my mom was… Continue Reading Inspired by her own childhood experience, Children’s Wisconsin dentist is on a mission
Wisconsin employers have certain obligations when workers leave employment. Final Paycheck Wisconsin requires that an employer provides an employee with their final paycheck by the next regular payday. If the employer closes or merges its business or relocates out of state, final paychecks are due to employees within 24 hours. If the employee dies, if… Continue Reading What are your obligations as an employer when an employee leaves?
Embezzlement in the practice is something that most dentists prefer not to think about. Your team members often feel like an extension of your own family and it can seem like a betrayal to consider that they could be capable of stealing from you. However, over the course of their career, it’s estimated that between… Continue Reading Do You Know How to Prevent Financial Fraud in Your Dental Practice?
Keeping your office running like a well-oiled machine can be an overwhelming task. With growing staffing challenges and the increasing need for efficiency, here are the top 5 ways that dental equipment can save you time and money. 5) Add an automated handpiece maintenance system – The workhorse of the dental practice is the doctor’s… Continue Reading Top 5 ways dental equipment can save you time and money
Tell us about yourself! What is your background and how did you get into dentistry? I am a lifelong Milwaukee resident and Marquette fan! I grew up in Shorewood, WI, just a few blocks from the practice I now own. I went to high school at Divine Savior Holy Angels in Milwaukee, then attended University… Continue Reading Member Spotlight: Get to know Dr. Hannah Draver, Team Dentist of the Milwaukee Admirals