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Dec 18 2020
2020 has been a challenging year. From the restrictions on dental procedures and the stay at home order, to determining how to safely reopen dental offices and secure PPE, to handling COVID-positive cases, the profession of dentistry has shown it can stand strong in the face of adversity. While we all look forward to 2021 and the hope that a ... [continue reading]
Dec 18 2020
If it has been said once, it has been said a thousand times that 2020 has been an unforgiving year of unprecedented hardship and untold financial losses across the noble profession of dentistry. Of course, the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc not only in dentistry but in all walks of life across the nation sparing no demographic groups. Would ... [continue reading]
Dec 18 2020
Membership dues statements and electronic renewal notices were recently sent out to ODA members. Members who indicated previously that they prefer to receive membership communications electronically will not receive a paper statement in the mail and will only receive e-notifications. Dues are due Jan. 1, 2021, for the 2021 membership ... [continue reading]
Dec 18 2020
Dentists and team members can log in to the ODA Virtual Annual Session at their convenience until Dec. 31 to earn up to 28 hours of CE through 13 courses and visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall. Course information The ODA Virtual Annual Session is offering several CE courses to help dentists and staff meet regulatory requirements: An opioid ... [continue reading]
Dec 18 2020
The Ohio Dental Association has retained 94.31% of its 2019 membership, which is down slightly from last year. Moreover, 14 of its 25 local component dental societies have retained 95% or more of their 2019 membership. Following is a list of those societies: Southern Ohio Dental Society 100.00% Northwestern Ohio Dental Society 98.63% ... [continue reading]
Dec 18 2020
The Ohio Dental Association is seeking nominations for its 2021 Awards of Excellence program. The ODA’s Awards of Excellence program recognizes those who offer distinguished service to dentistry and improve oral health care by offering treatment, outreach or education. Members and local dental societies are encouraged to nominate those ... [continue reading]
Dec 18 2020
Dr. Kenneth Clemens has had a robust career full of many accomplishments. In recognition of his efforts, he will receive the 2020 Ohio Dental Association Joseph P. Crowley ... [continue reading]
Dec 18 2020
The University of Cincinnati Medical Center/UC Health Dental Center and its Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency Program will receive the 2020 Ohio Dental Association Access to Dental Care Program Award. The AEGD residency program aims to provide quality dental care for the Greater Cincinnati community through excellent customer ... [continue reading]
Dec 18 2020
As with dental offices throughout Ohio, the ODA has been significantly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and related disruptions. While 2020 was like no other year we’ve experienced, the ODA remains active and valuable for its membership as we continue to traverse all of the issues related to the coronavirus pandemic. Pandemic impacts ODA ... [continue reading]
Dec 18 2020
As each year comes to pass it is important to review the year for successes and places for improvement in the coming year. The only issue that this year presents is that it feels like it was closer to a decade than 365 days. In an ever-changing landscape 2020 has presented many challenges and in this article I am going to try to capture the ... [continue reading]
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