The Focus is the official publication of the
MDA published six times annually at the
first of the month in February, April, June, August, October and December.
All members of the MDA, including UMKC School of Dentistry dental students, receive Focus, which has a paid/requested circulation of approximately 2,000. This includes 75 percent of all licensed Missouri dentists; as well, the magazine is read by a large secondary audience of dental office staff.
Editorial content includes news of interest, editorials, member views and official business of the MDA, including legislative issues, regulations and policies affecting Missouri dentists.