The award-winning Journal of the Massachusetts Dental Society is published quarterly and contains a variety of articles on treatment methods, clinical diagnosis, medical and dental research, and professional and business information of interest to dentists.
The opioid-abuse epidemic has been a growing problem across Massachusetts and the United States. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 80% of people who misuse prescription drugs are using pain medications prescribed to someone else.
This issue of the Journal of the Massachusetts Dental Society features a three-part special report on this important subject and an analysis of the standards of practice to explain what we are responsible for as dental providers, the proper use of medications we prescribe, and the medico-legal ramifications of our prescribing practices.
Also in this issue:
• New England Guide to Financial Planning Services
• Case study: Denosumab-associated osteomyelitis of the jaw
• An interview with MDS Past President Dr. Arnold Vetstein
Past Journal Issues
Published twice annually, Word of Mouth is a consumer publication created as an avenue to communicate important dental health information to the public. Articles in Word of Mouth come from dental health care professionals of the American Dental Society and the Massachusetts Dental Society, as well as other sources.
Past Word of Mouth Issues
Published six times annually, the MDS Connection is a great source to stay informed of state and federal legislative issues, actions taken by the Board of Trustees, and Council and Committee activities. Each issue contains valuable classified ad listings, announcements of new membership benefits, and special programs.
Past MDS Connection Issues