Editorial Advisory Board member since November 2020 Who/what has inspired you in your career? I have been a dental hygienist for over 23 years. My sister-in-law introduced me to dental hygiene and I have never looked back. I cannot imagine doing anything else. A volunteer experience at the Tri-County Dental Clinic changed my path. It… Continue Reading Editorial Advisory Board member spotlight: Carrey Spencer, RDH, BSDH (Oconomowoc)
Keep your eyes on the mailbox in early December for your 2021 Wisconsin Dental Association membership statement. Dues invoices were also emailed in mid-November with an option to pay online. If you already made that payment, please disregard the mailed packet you receive. For your convenience, we offer 6- and 12-month interest-free installment plans –… Continue Reading 2021 WDA membership statements are coming your way!
Today I got to spend the day with my mentor at her beautiful practice. I always appreciate seeing her practice philosophy, how well her patients are treated, and how compassionate she is of her team members. ⠀ As I transition to D3 year and I have more free time, I’m looking forward to spending more… Continue Reading Why a phenomenal mentor is EVERYTHING, and how to find one
What’s after dental school? Whether the student wants to go into a postgraduate residency program, or wants to practice, they will benefit from guidance from a mentor who once was in their shoes. This is especially true as residency programs have become more competitive, and the landscape of dental practices continues to change. I consider… Continue Reading 5 Reasons Mentoring is Important
Ten lords a-leaping, eight maids a-milking, four calling birds, etc. The “Twelve Days of Christmas” may offer lots of gifts, but who has room to store all that stuff? When it comes to what you really need, the WDA has you covered all year long. A voice in advocacy. So much better than a… Continue Reading On the Twelve Days of Christmas, WDA Gave to Me…
Keep your eyes on the mailbox in early December for your 2020 Wisconsin Dental Association dues statement. The WDA 150th anniversary is fast approaching but that doesn’t mean we have to operate like we did in 1870, for the first time ever the WDA sent out emailed invoices in mid-November. If you already paid your… Continue Reading 2020 WDA Membership Statements Are On The Way!
Your ADA membership card is going digital – starting in 2020, the Association will issue electronic membership cards vs. putting physical cards in the mail. Members will be able to access their eCards in their MyADA profile on ADA.org. By logging into ADA.org/MyADA, members can choose save the card to their smartphone’s virtual wallet, or… Continue Reading Membership cards going digital for 2020
Active licensed dentists who are members of the Wisconsin Dental Association will receive a special email from WDA President Dr. Patrick Tepe in the coming days – a survey seeking your feedback on how we can make Association membership even more valuable for you. The survey is short – most questions are just simple clicks… Continue Reading Tell us what you think about your WDA, and you could win a $250 Amazon gift card!
The Wisconsin Dental Association uses a variety of electronic communication tools to help keep members up-to-date on organized dentistry news. According to ReturnPath, expect 10-20 percent of emails to get lost in cyberspace, mostly due to overzealous spam filters. To ensure WDA emails are not going into your spam filter, add [email protected] to your safe, trusted… Continue Reading Don’t let WDA emails go to spam
Thank you for your participation and/or interest in the Wisconsin Dental Association-Marquette University School of Dentistry-Pierre Fauchard Academy Mentor Program. As we prepare for the 25th Annual Mentor Program, we are grateful for the dentists who return each year to guide the next generation of dentists, and we are also excited to welcome new mentors… Continue Reading Join the Mentor Program in its 25th anniversary year