Volume 103, Number 4 (2021)

In the April 2021 issue of the Journal of the Michigan Dental Association, we offer a comprehensive range of original feature content showcasing the latest developments in dental practice and knowledge, including:

  1. AI in Dental Care Delivery: Explore the groundbreaking role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning in dental care, revolutionizing efficiency, safety, care outcomes, and treatment planning consistency.
  2. AI in Dental Claims Processing: Discover how AI is employed by third-party payers to streamline dental claims processing, resulting in cost containment and the proactive identification of potential fraud, waste, and abuse.
  3. Evidence-Based Dentistry: As part of our ongoing commitment to evidence-based practice, delve into an article authored by Dr. Julie Frantsve-Hawley, former Director of the ADA's Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry, focusing on developing critical appraisal skills for assessing dental literature.
  4. Social Media Success: Gain valuable insights into achieving success with "Mastering the Metrics in Social Media" - a guide with tips and tricks to raise awareness of your practice.
  5. AI in Orthodontics: Our "10MinEBD" column sheds light on the role of AI in orthodontics and its significance in treatment planning.
  6. Leadership Profiles: Meet the 2020 MDA Leadership Candidates and ADA District 9 Trustee Dr. Julio Rodrigues, a candidate for ADA President-elect.

Our journal departments provide a well-rounded perspective on dental practice, including editorial highlights, staff matters, legal aspects, news briefs, governmental/insurance updates, and reports from notable figures like ADA President Dr. Daniel Klemmedson and UMSOD's Dr. Todd Ester, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Additionally, we feature news from MDA Endorsed Programs, classified ads, and valuable legal advice on anti-trust law awareness.

Full Issue

Cover Story


The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Dental Care Delivery: A Comprehensive Review
Robert A. Faiella D.M.D., M.M.Sc., M.B.A. and Shaju Puthussery M.S.

Feature Articles

Editorial and News


Powered By AI
Christopher J. Smiley

Monthly Departments

Cover of the Journal of the Michigan Dental Association with an illustration of a polyhedral tooth on an outer space-like background.