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Every month, The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association brings news, information, and features about Michigan dentistry to our state's oral health community and the MDA’s 6,200+ members across the state. No publication reaches more Michigan dentists!.

Current Issue: Volume 106, Number 4 (2024)

Every month, The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association provides news, information, and features about Michigan dentistry to our state's oral health community and the MDA's 6,200+ members. It stands as the primary publication reaching Michigan dentists.

In the April 2024 issue, the Journal focuses on the landscape of practicing in rural settings. Original content includes:

  • A cover story highlighting Michigan’s Donated Dental Service Program
  • A feature on Michigan’s Revised Kindergarten Oral Health Assessment Law
  • A feature article on the origins, future, and use of the CDT Code
  • Profiles of the 2024-25 MDA Officer, Trustee and ADA Delegation candidate
  • An inaugural department column, “The New Professional,” introduces columnist Dr. Amrita Patel discussing ‘Self-Care Strategies to Avoid Burnout'
  • A Back Page Commentary on the Integration of Oral and Medical Healthcare and how we must do better for Special Needs Patients
  • News You Need, an editorial, and regular department articles covering MDA Foundation activities, MDA Services, Dentistry and the Law, and Staff Matters

Full Issue

Cover Story

Feature Articles

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Dentistry’s CDT Code: Its Origins, Use and Future
Frank J. Pokorny II, MBA, FACD(Hon)

Editorial and News

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News You Need
David Foe MA

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Agents of Change: Which One Are You?
Michelle C. Dziurgot DDS

Monthly Departments

Cover of the Journal of the Michigan Dental Association featuring multiple photos of dentists posing with elderly patients.