The Journal of the American College of Dentists is a scholarly publication presenting proactive and informative perspectives on issues affecting the dental profession and society, together with enlightening features on areas such as leadership, ethics, governmental and private agencies, policy development, the American College of Dentists, and professional history. The Journal has been published since 1934, and its first editor was Dr. William John Gies. The Journal is mailed to all Active and Honorary Fellows. Life Fellows and Fellows exempted from dues for special circumstances must pay an annual Journal subscription fee. The Journal of the American College of Dentists (ISSN 0002-7979) is published quarterly by the American College of Dentists, Inc., 839-J Quince Orchard Boulevard, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-1614. Periodicals postage is paid at Frederick, Maryland, and at an additional mailing office. The Journal of the American College of Dentists is copyright by the American College of Dentists, Inc. in the year of publication.

The subscription rate for members of the American College of Dentists is $30 and is included in the annual membership dues. The subscription rate for nonmembers in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico is $40. All other countries are $60. Foreign optional airmail service is an additional $10. Single copy orders are $10. All claims for undeliverable/not received issues must be made within 90 days. If a claim is made after this time period, it will not be honored.

While every effort is made by the publishers and Editorial Board to see that no inaccurate or misleading opinions or statements appear in the Journal, they wish to make it clear that the opinions expressed in the articles, correspondence, etc. herein are the responsibility of the contributor. Accordingly, the publishers and the Editorial Board and their respective employees and officers accept no liability whatsoever for the consequences of any such inaccurate or misleading opinions or statement.

For bibliographic references, the Journal is abbreviated J Am Coll Dent and this should be followed by the year, volume, number, and page. The Journal is a Publication Member of the American Association of Dental Editors.

David W. Chambers, EdM, MBA, PhD

Managing Editor
Theresa S. Gonzales, DMD, MS, MSS 

Correspondence and address changes regarding the Journal should be sent to:

American College of Dentists – JACD
839-J Quince Orchard Boulevard
Gaithersburg, MD 20878-1614

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