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May 4 2022
Receiving a clear, concise explanation of the terms of a provider contract may help you decide if participating with such a plan is best for you and your patients, as well as helping you avoid unpleasant surprises under the contract in the future. The ADA Contract Analysis Service will provide you with information concerning a proposed contract ... [continue reading]
May 4 2022
Dentists who are new graduates, former ASDA members and current ODA members may be eligible to have their first year of malpractice insurance coverage prepaid by the ODA. Through this program, the ODA provides new graduates with their first year of malpractice coverage through MedPro at no cost to them (subject to underwriting guidelines).  ... [continue reading]
Apr 11 2022
Being a member of the ODA saves you money. As a member of the ODA, the ODA Services Corp. has secured exclusive discounts on products and services. We advocate to help reduce unnecessary financial burdens on dental offices. We provide resources to help you comply with laws and regulations. Here are some recent examples of how you can save money ... [continue reading]
Apr 11 2022
The “ODA Today” is looking for ODA members who are willing to share why they value their membership in the Ohio Dental Association. If you are interested in submitting a quote to the “ODA Today,” please email jackie@oda.org by May 6 and answer the question: What do you find to be the most valuable or beneficial part of your membership ... [continue reading]
Mar 3 2022
Ohio Dental Association councils, committees, task forces and working groups are continually working to address issues on behalf of all ODA members. Two recent issues that ODA working groups are addressing include workforce shortage issues and Medicaid Episode of Care payments. Workforce issues According to the American Dental Association ... [continue reading]
Mar 3 2022
The ODA Subcouncil on New Dentists will host a MATCH event to help dentists, dental residents and dental students who are looking for a job match up with dentists who are preparing for a practice transition or looking to expand their practice. MATCH is a free event and will take place after the conclusion of the ODA Leadership Institute on ... [continue reading]
Feb 15 2022
The ODA Leadership Institute is the ODA’s award-winning program that provides attendees an opportunity to build their leadership skills and learn about updates on issues important to dentistry in Ohio. More than 200 ODA members attend this yearly event which is free for all ODA members, dental students, and dental residents as a benefit of ... [continue reading]
Jan 11 2022
As 2022 kicks off, we’re continuing to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and how it affects dental practices. We’re also looking ... [continue reading]
Jan 11 2022
The ODA Services Corp. created Ohio Discount Dental Supplies (OhioDDS), a group purchasing organization or “buying group” in fall 2019. OhioDDS allows ODA members to join ... [continue reading]
Jan 11 2022
ODA members can download and print employment posters from the ODA’s website for free. All employers are required to post numerous employment posters in their offices. From the ODA website, ODA members can download 14 posters: 2022 Minimum Wage Poster. Disabilities Poster. Equal Employment Opportunity Poster. Employee Polygraph ... [continue reading]
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