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. No publication reaches more Michigan dentists!

In this issue, the reader will find the following original content:

  • A cover story on "Preventing Pediatric Obesity: How the Dental Team Can Help”.
  • “We Can Make a Difference in a Child’s Life”, a feature with a special message to MDA members from Suzanne Port, DDS, MS, president of the Michigan Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
  • A feature on “The Age-1 Visit: Time to Welcome Children into Your Practice!”
  • News you need, Editorial and regular department articles on MDA Foundation activities, Dentistry and the Law, Staff Matters, and component news.

This issue also includes one article, “What Is a Systematic Review?”, reprinted from Hayward Medical Communications.