In 2021, a total of 14 dentists served in dental health resource shortage areas through the Ohio Dentist Loan Repayment Program, according to the Ohio Department of Health’s Ohio Dentist Loan Repayment Program and Ohio Dental Hygienist Loan Repayment Program 2021 Annual Report. “The program is a great way to help offset the significantly ... [continue reading]
Ohio Dental Association staff members are available via phone and email to provide you with personalized answers to your specific questions as a benefit of your membership. Our staff members are experts in answering questions about insurance issues, COVID-19 regulations, regulatory compliance, legal issues and more. Some examples of ... [continue reading]
My name is Dr. Thomas Matanzo and I am the current ODA Services Corp. chair and a proud ODA member. I would like to tell you about OhioDDS, our free Group Purchasing Organization built to save members money. Created and operated by the ODA Services Corp., this free member-only program allows ODA dentists exclusive access to discounted pricing ... [continue reading]
Throughout our lives, many of us try to give a helping hand to someone in need. It is with this kind of thinking that the Subcouncil on Dentists Concerned for Dentists (DCD) was formed to help Ohio dentists with alcohol or substance abuse problems. As a subcouncil of the Council of Membership, DCD is charged with assisting as the facilitator ... [continue reading]
Employers must pay premiums timely to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) to receive and maintain workers’ compensation coverage. Through the year, employers have been making premium installment payments based on estimated payroll. As we conclude the 2021 policy year (July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022), BWC will be requiring all ... [continue reading]
Dentists who have a negative incentive finding related to Medicaid Episodes of Care should submit a request for reconsideration by July 29, 2022.
Dentists who have not already done so are strongly encouraged to “exercise their right of appeal of their Episodes of Care adverse determination” to ODM utilizing the ODM appeal form ... [continue reading]
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine recently appointed a new member and reappointed two members to the Ohio State Dental Board.
Dr. George T. Williams, a general dentist in Canton, was appointed to his first term on the board. He graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 1981. He has served as a delegate to the Ohio Dental Association ... [continue reading]
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