Volume 105, Number 7 (2023)

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 recognizing mental health concerns in the dental workplace.
  • Commentary by a foreign-trained dentist on difficulties in obtaining licensure.
  • MDA 2023-04 Continuing Education Course Catalog
  • A feature on addressing the current dental assisting workforce shortage.
  • News you need, Editorial and regular department articles on MDA Foundation activities, Dentistry and the Law, Staff Matters, and component news

Full Issue

Cover Story

Feature Articles

Editorial and News


Pain, Hope and Caring
Michelle C. Dziurgot DDS

Monthly Departments

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