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 Minnesota Dental Association Announces 2019-2020 Officers and Trustees

September 23, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS – New officers and trustees were elected at the Minnesota Dental Association’s annual House of Delegates meeting on September 13 in Duluth. The newly-elected 2019-2020 officers include: Dr. Stephen McDonnell as president; Dr. Jim Nickman as president-elect; Dr. Amber Cziok as first vice-president; and Dr. Tim Holland as second vice-president. Dr. Douglas Williams was elected […] Read More »

Dr. Stephen McDonnell Installed President of Minnesota Dental Association

September 23, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS – Dr. Stephen McDonnell was installed as president of the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) for the 2019-2020 term at the Association’s annual House of Delegates meeting in Duluth. Involved in organized dentistry throughout his career, Dr. McDonnell has served within numerous leadership positions. He’s served as a past president and past trustee of the […] Read More »


September 20, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS – Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in children, causing them to miss more than 51 million school hours each year. Untreated cavities may lead to infections and problems with focusing in school. The Minnesota Dental Association recommends scheduling your child for a dental checkup during the beginning of the school year. The […] Read More »

MDA Recommends Monitoring Sugar Content in Kids’ Summer Drinks

July 18, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS – While a hot summer day might have you reaching for a fruit juice, the Minnesota Dental Association encourages parents and caregivers to be aware of sugar content in these thirst-quenching beverages and limit the amount given to children. Tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease in the United States. Oftentimes people […] Read More »

MDA Recommends Playing Tough Defense by Using a Mouthguard During Sports

August 28, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS – – As students head back to school, the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) reminds parents and student athletes about the importance of mouthguards.  Mouthguards are a key player in preventing mouth and facial related injuries.  Mouthguards help cushion a blow to the face, minimizing the risk of broken teeth and injuries to your lips, […] Read More »

A Mission of Mercy – Minnesota Dental Professionals Provide Free Dental Care

August 8, 2018

Event will serve 2,000 patients facing barriers to care. MINNEAPOLIS – – The Minnesota Dental Association and the Minnesota Dental Foundation will be bringing the Minnesota Mission of Mercy to the Minneapolis Convention Center on Friday, September 7 and Saturday, September 8. Minnesota Mission of Mercy is a community event that provides free dental care, over a […] Read More »