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Journal of the Massachusetts Dental Society

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 Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) is a thriving organization because of the efforts of the many members who selflessly volunteer their time to the Society and organized dentistry. In this new issue of the Journal of the Massachusetts Dental Society, meet the four MDS members who were selected as the 2015 William McKenna Volunteer Heroes: Drs. Abdul Abdulwaheed, Steven Baratz, Todd Belfbecker, and John Buehler.

Also in this issue:
•    Special report on physician-dentist collaboration
•    Oral health screenings for Massachusetts individuals with special needs
•    Risk Management: Informed consent


    Summer 2015 Journal Cover

Summer 2015

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Word of Mouth

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.


WOM SF15 Cover

  Summer-Fall 2015

Past Word of Mouth Issues



MDS Connection

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.

    MDS Connection SO15 Cover     

September-October 2015

Past MDS Connection Issues