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, “Welcoming Colleagues from Different Practice Models”.
  • A feature article from the Journal’s DEI series, “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Perspectives from an LGBTQ Dentist”.
  • A feature article, “Congratulations, 2021 MDA Life Members!”.
  • 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 reprinted with permission.

  • Originally published in the Journal of the Massachusetts Dental Society, “Beyond Nitrous Oxide: Sedation and Anesthesia Alternatives in the Dental Office” discusses the evolution and current use of anesthesia and sedation techniques in dentistry.