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]
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]
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]
Dentists and dental hygienists from the community and dental students from OSU and CWRU and dental hygiene students from OSU volunteered at the Special Smiles Program at the Ohio Special Olympics Summer Games. Volunteers performed oral screenings for the athletes and also provided ... [continue reading]
The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) recently announced that it 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 Ohio Dental Association and the Ohio Department of Health that ... [continue reading]
The Ohio Dentist Loan Repayment Program provides loan repayment for dentists who practice in designated shortage areas, treat Medicaid patients and provide care to patients regardless of their ability to pay. The 2022 application period for the ODLRP is now open and the deadline to apply is April 30. The goal of the ODLRP is to attract ... [continue reading]
The Ohio Dental Association’s Volunteer Connection program is now accepting applications for 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]
COVID has everyone thinking outside the box. Each year, members of the Alliance of the Ohio Dental Association (AODA) visit school classrooms in an eﬀort to provide oral health education to Ohio’s school children. This year, the AODA, partnering with the Ohio Library Bookmobiles, will be able to provide oral health education materials to ... [continue reading]
Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) registration is available in October. Events registered by Nov. 15 will qualify for free products to give to kids at events and dental supplies to provide screenings, cleanings, fluoride varnish and sealants. GKAS activities include free dental care and/or free oral health education for children. Many dental offices ... [continue reading]
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