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.
Stress is something we all face at one time or another, but does
cramming for a test or feeling the pressure of bills really wear on our
oral health as well as our nerves? Stress has already been linked to
many serious health conditions, including heart disease and stroke, and
now it seems that stress has been caught—this time red-gummed—in yet
another unsavory act of hostility upon our bodies: gum disease. One
recent Tufts University study claims that emotional stress contributes
to gum disease because of its inflammation-causing effects.
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