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The Michigan Dental Association is your resource on dental health news, tips, education, and more.

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MDA Healthy Gums

Oral Health Tips

MDA Healthy Gums

Your gums are the root of your oral health. Dr. Dawley, DDS, explains how to keep them in tip-top shape s...

New Parents

Children & Oral Health

New Parents

New parent? No worries! Dr. Meggan McCone is here to help you keep your child smiling with healthy mouth ...

4 Strange Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Mouth

Oral Health Tips, Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body

4 Strange Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Mouth

Relative to the world’s existence, dental hygiene practices are a fairly new norm by all health and...

The Dangers of DIY Braces

Children & Oral Health, Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body

The Dangers of DIY Braces

In 2017, a quick Google search makes all of us feel like an expert on any given topic—even dentistr...

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When you see an MDA dentist, you know your dentist has the education, experience, and resources to provide outstanding dental care. Member dentists are committed to the highest ethical standards. You can count on a dentist who puts patient needs first!

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