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Jan 18 2021
After a difficult 2020, the Ohio Dental Association has a lot in store for 2021. As 2021 kicks off, we are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic as well as regulations in Ohio that ... [continue reading]
Jan 18 2021
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 were due Jan. 1, 2021, for the 2021 membership ... [continue reading]
Jan 18 2021
ODA membership dues were due Jan. 1, 2021 for the 2021 membership year. If you have not paid your dues, you are considered past due. Members can renew online at www.oda.org/joinandrenew, by fax at (614) 486-0381, by mail to Ohio Dental Association, P.O. Box 734508 Chicago, IL 60673-4508 or by phone at (800) 282-1526. Renew your membership to ... [continue reading]
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
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]
Nov 11 2020
The Ohio Dental Association has recently launched a new website. Our new site is designed with our members in mind and has a strong focus on making it easier for members to find what they are looking for. “I was thrilled to see the new website come to life! The ODA has done a tremendous job of putting their ‘why’ first in their new brand ... [continue reading]
Nov 11 2020
The Ohio State Dental Board is now requiring all dentists to complete two hours of continuing education on opioid prescribing and related issues in order to renew their license. This requirement applies to all Ohio licensed dentists, whether or not they write prescriptions. To help ODA members meet this requirement, the Ohio Dental Association ... [continue reading]
Nov 11 2020
The Ohio Dental Association has written Aetna Dental PPO to express its concerns with a recent decision by Aetna to substantially reduce network dentists’ reimbursement. The ODA’s action is in response to a number of ODA member dentists who contacted the ODA after receiving a letter from Aetna Dental PPO that it would be utilizing a new fee ... [continue reading]
Oct 14 2020
Acquiring health benefits for you and your family and offering your entire team access to health benefits through the ODA Wellness Trust is simple and affordable. And in 2021, the ODA Wellness Trust is excited to announce that overall rates will not increase for the ODA Wellness Trust because of the strength and stability of the plan. Affordable ... [continue reading]
Jul 13 2020
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]
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