Dr. Ken Brandt has been involved with organized dentistry for over 40 years and was instrumental in creating and maintaining a program to help veterans in need of dental care. In recognition of his efforts, he ... [continue reading]
Open enrollment for the ODA’s health benefits plan, the ODA Wellness Trust, begins Oct. 15 and lasts through Nov. 15 for Jan. 1, 2023 coverage.
The ODA Wellness Trust is a private, dentist-owned, self-funded health benefits plan, developed by ODA member dentists for ODA member dentists and their staffs to provide high quality health benefits ... [continue reading]
Six ODA current and past presidents attended the retirement reception for Dr. Ronald Occhionero. They are from left to right with the year of their presidency indicated in parentheses: Dr. Tom Paumier (2015), Dr. Joe Mellion (2005), Dr. Ron Occhionero (1996), Dr. Ron Lemmo (2004), Dr. ... [continue reading]
The ODA’s House of Delegates, which is the supreme authoritative body of the association, will be meeting on Sept. 15 and 16. Nearly 140 delegates from across the state representing all 24 component dental societies, including two student delegates representing the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and The Ohio State ... [continue reading]
A new law mandating e-prescribing will go into effect Sept. 23. The law requires prescriptions for schedule II-controlled substances to be done electronically, however, those prescribers who write 50 or fewer schedule II prescriptions per year are excluded from the requirement. There are also exceptions in situations where it is impossible to ... [continue reading]
ODA President Dr. Thomas Kelly has challenged the ODA membership to raise $100,000 in donations during his term as president. If the goal is met, Immediate Past President Dr. David Kimberly will pie Kelly in the face at the conclusion of the ODA House of Delegates in September. All donations to the Foundation’s general fund during Kelly’s ... [continue reading]
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