We advocate on your behalf
Each year, ODA leaders, lobbyists and legal counsel track dozens of bills and numerous regulations that impact the practice of dentistry. We work to: Protect against unnecessary government intrusion.
Fight unfair insurance practices and frivolous lawsuits.
Improve access to quality, comprehensive dental ... [continue reading]
Increasing the number of dental assistants and hygienists in the workforce has been a top priority for the Ohio Dental Association over the past several years.
“The staffing shortages faced by dentists across the state have reached a critical level,” said ODA President Dr. Manny Chopra in a speech to the ODA House of Delegates in September. ... [continue reading]
Registration for the ODA Annual Session includes access to up to 26 hours of online CE, free with the cost of registration. Online CE will be available until Dec. 31, 2023. Online CE courses are available to help dentists and their staff meet requirements, including radiography review, OSHA exposure control training, opioid CE and an OHASP ... [continue reading]
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, 2024, for the 2024 membership year.
Renew ... [continue reading]
ODA membership dues are due Jan. 1, 2024 for the 2024 membership year. 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 receiving access to all the Ohio Dental Association ... [continue reading]
The ODA Council on Membership Services is excited to announce that a rolling application cycle is available for the 2024 recruitment and retention grant program for component dental societies. Applications will be reviewed on a quarterly basis until funds run out. The first deadline for receipt of 2024 recruitment grant applications is Dec. 31, ... [continue reading]
The ODA regularly surveys its members. If you have ever attended an ODA event – whether it is the Leadership Institute, Day at the Statehouse, or Annual Session – chances are you received a survey from us following the event. If you participated in a specific ODA program or utilized an ODA-endorsed product, we likely sent you an electronic ... [continue reading]
The Ohio Dental Association has released an updated version of its regulatory compliance guide to help ODA members ensure they are in compliance with numerous Ohio regulations. The guide – “Ohio Dentist Advisor: Your Guide to Regulatory Compliance” – was created by the Ohio Dental Association as a benefit to ODA members. The Ohio State ... [continue reading]
The Ohio Dental Association will be conducting a membership survey this fall. Every few years, the ODA conducts a broad membership survey. The survey provides information on almost everything the ODA does, including lobbying efforts, communications, continuing education offerings, programs and events, and products and services. The survey also ... [continue reading]
Where does time go? I started the journey as your president one year ago with the intentions of accomplishing grandiose plans to move the needle of membership within the ODA. I had hoped to bridge relationships among men and women, seasoned and new dentists, DSO and private practice models. I have so enjoyed the opportunity of visiting several ... [continue reading]
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Membership in the Ohio Dental Association has many benefits designed not only to help dentists in their daily practice, but also to further the development of the dental profession.
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