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 would not be 150 years strong if not
for the efforts of the members who selflessly volunteer their time to
the Society and organized dentistry. Meet the four MDS members who were
selected as the 2014 William McKenna Volunteer Heroes: Drs. Thomas M.
Cleary Sr., Traci Portnoff, Michael Putt, and Frank Schiano.
This issue of the Journal also features a special pull-out 16-page insert highlighting dental practice transition brokers in the New England area to help educate our members on selecting a transition
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.
As a parent of young children, you may already be used to playing the
role of taskmaster: “Eat your peas.” “Go to sleep.” As important as it
is to make sure that your children get nutritious meals and plenty of
sleep to help them grow into healthy adults, you also need to remember
the importance of good oral health, and that includes brushing their
teeth for two minutes twice a day. Although instilling this healthy
habit in young children can often be a frustrating endeavor for parents,
it is possible to show kids that brushing doesn’t have to be a chore.
Here are some tips for bringing the fun to toothbrushing.
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