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Jan 12 2023
The 2023 Gives Kids A Smile Ohio kickoff event will take place at Choffin Career and Technical Center in Youngstown on Feb. 3. Although Give Kids ... [continue reading]
Jan 12 2023
The Ohio Dental Association’s Volunteer Connection program is now accepting applications for 2023 Volunteer Connection Partners. Through the Volunteer Connection program, the ODA partners with dental clinics, access to care programs and other special events to help ODA members find volunteer opportunities in their local community. Dentists who ... [continue reading]
Dec 13 2022
University of Cincinnati Blue Ash is offering the first program to train community dental health coordinators in Ohio. A community dental health coordinator (CDHC) is a member of the dental team who provides oral health education and reaches out to the community. The goal of a CDHC is to help populations who are at risk for dental disease ... [continue reading]
Dec 13 2022
Dental OPTIONS – Ohio Partnership to Improve Oral Health through Access to Needed Services – is a partnership between the Ohio Dental Association and the Ohio Department of Health that provides dental care to patients who don’t qualify for Medicaid but cannot afford dental care. “Dental OPTIONS is a wonderful pathway for a dentist to ... [continue reading]
Dec 13 2022
Family Health Services recently named its newly opened dental clinic in Sandusky the William Zucker Dental Clinic in honor of Dr. William Zucker’s efforts and vision for opening the clinic. “Dr. Zucker was the visionary behind the dental clinic,” said David Tatro, CEO of Family Health Services. Zucker said he is profoundly honored and ... [continue reading]
Dec 13 2022
Earlier this year, the Greater Cleveland Dental Society hosted a Safe Smiles event, where they provided free mouth guards to high school athletes. On July 22, volunteer dentists from the Greater Cleveland Dental Society along with residents from MetroHealth, the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and the VA took ... [continue reading]
Oct 17 2022
Registration for 2023 Give Kids A Smile events is now open. Dentists, their staff members and others planning to hold Give Kids A Smile events any time in 2023 should plan to register those activities. Events registered between Oct. 1 and Nov. 15, 2022 will qualify to receive free products to support their events such as toothbrush and toothpaste ... [continue reading]
Oct 17 2022
Medworks Inc. is holding a free dental clinic on Nov. 18 and 19 at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland. The event is seeking dental professionals and community volunteers to help provide free dental care to patients of all ages. Services include dental screenings, cleanings, extractions, fillings, temporary partials for adults and ... [continue reading]
Aug 15 2022
The Ohio Dental Association is excited to announce the relaunch of the Dental OPTIONS program! The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has contracted with the Dental Lifeline Network to operate the Dental OPTIONS Program. Dental OPTIONS – Ohio Partnership to Improve Oral Health through Access to Needed Services – is a partnership between the ... [continue reading]
Jul 14 2022
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]
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