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The Massachusetts Dental Society produces three highly respected and award-winning publications. The quarterly Journal of the Massachusetts Dental Society includes clinical and practice management articles and the bi-monthly MDS Connection, a digital member newsletter, covers licensure, regulatory, and practice management topics, as well as MDS initiatives and updates to help member dentists improve their daily practice and plan their careers. The semi-annual Word of Mouth is a consumer newsletter that aims to educate the dental patient on the importance of oral health with timely articles on dental conditions and oral hygiene that affect their health.

MDS Journal

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Winter 2020

Vol. 68, No. 4

In this issue:

  • Assessing Dental School Faculty Wellness and Burnout in Northeast U.S. Dental Schools
  • Three-Layered Closure of an Oroantral Communication Using Platelet-Rich Fibrin
  • Technology and Professional Responsibility
  • Why Should You Document Patient Refusal of Treatment?
  • Five Things a Dentist Can Do to Build a Better Reputation
  • Clinician's Corner
  • Pathology Snapshot: Allergic Contact Stomatitis Associated with Dental Materials
  • Art of Dentistry: All in a Night's Work

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MDS Connection

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Special Edition: 2020 House of Delegates

In this issue:

  • First Phase of Governance Reform Takes Effect at the 2020 House of Delegates
  • Dr. MaryJane Hanlon's Presidential Address to the 2020 House of Delegates
  • The MDS honors 50-Year Practitioners at Annual Session
  • Dr. Moriarty Delivers Mid-Year Presidential Report
  • Executive Director Dr. Robert Boose's Final Address to the House

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Word of Mouth

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Winter-Spring 2020

Teeth Whitening: Fact vs. Fiction

Nothing beats the confidence that comes with a sparkling white smile. Brushing your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day, flossing daily, and visiting your dentist regularly for checkups and cleanings will help keep your teeth clean and healthy. So will limiting foods that stain your teeth and not smoking or using tobacco. Still, many people are looking for additional ways to combat stained or yellow teeth and achieve a brighter smile. From at-home whitening kits to natural ingredients found in your kitchen, there is no shortage of methods featured online and in magazines. But do they work? And are they safe? Here’s what you need to know to separate fact from fiction.


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