Wis. Dental Association: Presentation of Wisconsin dental work force study results

Current status and projections for 2010 – 2020

WHO: Presented by University of Connecticut Research Team

* Howard Bailit, DMD, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Community Medicine and Health Care

* Tryfon Beazoglou, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

SPONSORED BY: Wisconsin Dental Association and Delta Dental of Wisconsin

DATE: Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010

TIME: 10 a.m. – noon

WHERE: Wisconsin State Capitol, Madison

North Hearing Room (second floor – north wing)

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES: WDA spokespersons will be available for media interviews immediately following the work force study presentation

SPOKESPERSONS:

* Dr. Kent Vandehaar, WDA president

* Dr. Gene Shoemaker, WDA president-elect

CONTACT: Carol S. Weber, APR, WDA Director of Public Relations

414-755-4108 (direct) or 414-315-9321 (cell on Jan. 20)

[email protected]

The Wisconsin Dental Association was established in 1870. With more than 2,900 members statewide, the WDA represents 83 percent of all licensed, practicing dentists in Wisconsin. WDA members are committed to promoting professional excellence and quality oral health care. The WDA is headquartered in West Allis and has a legislative office in Madison. It is one of 53 constituent (state-territorial) dental societies of the American Dental Association – the largest and oldest national dental association in the world. For more information on the WDA, call 414-276-4520 or visit http://www.wda.org.