Volume 104, Number 4 (2022)

Monthly, The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association brings news, information, and feature articles to our state's oral health community and the MDA's 6,200+ members. No publication reaches more Michigan dentists!

In this April 2022 issue, the reader will find the following original content:

  • A cover feature “Protect Your Patients and Yourself: The Complete and Honest Medical History” 
  • A feature article “The Foundation for Dental Care: The Patient Interview and Dental/Medical Health History”
  • A 10-Minute EBD “The Preferred Analgesia for Orthodontic Tooth Movement: Acetaminophen or NSAIDs?”
  • News you need: an Editorial, a "Reminder about Antitrust Law", and regular department articles, Dentistry and the Law, Staff Matters, MDA Insurance column on Ransomware Mitigation, Advocacy Spotlight on MDA Dental PAC, Meet the MDA Candidates, and component news.

Full Issue

Cover Story

Feature Article

Editorial and News


Lower the Risk for Medical Emergencies
Christopher J. Smiley DDS

Monthly Departments

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