Volume 105, Number 10 (2023)The October 2023 issue of the Journal of the Michigan Dental Association provides: A message from the chair of the Michigan Dental Association political action committee with a listing of donors and a report on MDA advocacy during 2023, which are this month’s cover stories. Also included is a Q&A feature on dealing with dental benefits companies. This month’s clinical article is a discussion of the management of a failing implant using guided bone regeneration and esthetic crown lengthening. Other features include a listing of 2023 MDA life members and a President’s Message on the dental workforce crisis in Michigan. Monthly departments include the Editorial, Dentistry and the Law, Staff Matters® human resource guidance, MDA Insurance, MDA Foundation, news updates in News You Need, and more.
A Special Message to You from Your MDA Dental PAC Chair
Elizabeth Ralstrom DDS, MS
MDA Advocacy Report: 2023 to Date, and What’s Next
Jason Mashni DDS
Management of a Failing Implant Using Guided Bone Regeneration and Esthetic Crown Lengthening in the Esthetic Zone; A Case Report
Bassam M. Kinaia DDS, MS, DICOI; Mirranda Kinaia BS; Roksolana Gala DDS, MS; Ashleigh Turows DDS, MS; and Anthony L. Neely DDS, MDentSc, PhD
Editorial and News
Dentistry and the Law: Is This Patient Abandonment? Two Scenarios
Daniel Schulte JD
Staff Matters: How Does Michigan’s New CROWN Act Impact Dental Practices?
Jodi Schafer SPHR, SHRM-SCP