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ADA Member Get a Member

Want to help recruit a new member and get rewarded for your efforts? The MDS encourages you to take advantage of the ADA Member-Get-a-Member campaign, which rewards eligible recruiters with a $100 gift card for each new, active member recruited.
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Spring Cleaning Prize Winner

Congratulations to Dr. Colleen Lynch of Westborough, who won a complimentary Yankee 2018 registration, lecture, and night's stay at the Four Seasons Hotel! Thank you to all those who participated in our spring cleaning contest!
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Sugary Drink Tax Testimony

The MDS submitted testimony to the state legislature regarding An Act to Promote Healthy Alternatives to Sugary Drinks, which would enact an excise tax on all sugar-sweetened-beverages sold in Massachusetts.
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Dental Insights

One of the most important pieces of personal protective equipment used in the dental office is gloves. Wearing gloves significantly reduces the risk of disease transmission between dentist and patient. Gloves should be worn whenever you anticipate contact with blood, saliva, mucous membrane, or blood-contaminated objects or surfaces.

The MDS Dental Practice Committee reminds you to always change gloves between patients—whether you are using them for treatment or examination—to avoid the possible spread of infection. Hands should always be washed immediately after removing gloves, as minute tears or punctures may occur during treatment that could contaminate your hands. If you notice a tear during patient care, remove the gloves as soon as possible, wash your hands, and re-glove
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