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Jun 21 2021
The Ohio Dental Association’s regulatory compliance guide continues to be a top rated member benefit. The regulatory compliance guide helps ODA members ensure they are in compliance with Ohio regulations. “The guide has been extremely helpful to our practice, not only keeping our policies more organized, but also giving us the peace of mind ... [continue reading]
Jun 21 2021
I have a question for those of you who have wisely chosen to read this. What do thousands of dentists and dental professionals in the state of Ohio have in common with 19th century philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer and Joni Mitchell? The answer? They all realize the value of something is most obvious when it is gone, or in dentistry’s case, when ... [continue reading]
Jun 21 2021
Every month, a dedicated group of Ohio Dental Association member dentists volunteer their time to serve during conference call meetings of the ODA Dental Insurance Working Group (DIWG). They address the wide variety of dental insurance related questions, concerns and complaints that are submitted by ODA member dentists seeking help on matters they ... [continue reading]
Jun 21 2021
In the June issue of the “ODA Today,” you may notice a new look and feel, and a few exciting new features. Last fall, we conducted an “ODA Today” readership survey, which provided great feedback about the “ODA Today” and what our members value most about the publication. We have studied your feedback closely, and have made several ... [continue reading]
Jun 21 2021
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]
May 14 2021
The ADA has recently launched a new dental insurance hub to help dentists and their teams overcome dental insurance obstacles so they can focus on patient care. The hub includes on-demand webinars, helpful articles, and downloadable guides for common dental insurance issues, including assistance with provider contracts, dental benefits ... [continue reading]
Mar 11 2021
The Ohio Dental Association launched a new radio and digital advertising campaign in March about the importance of seeing a dentist, particularly for those people who may have delayed receiving care over the past year. According to a recent TIME-Harris Poll survey, 78% of respondents reported that they had put off at least some medical services ... [continue reading]
Mar 11 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 and your benefits will lapse at the end of April. 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 ... [continue reading]
Feb 12 2021
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. To download the posters, visit oda.org/member-resources/employment-posters/. These posters are only available to ODA ... [continue reading]
Feb 12 2021
The 2021 Ohio Dental Association member logo is now available for members to download. The ODA member logo can be used by dentists on their websites, electronic communications and e-newsletters to highlight their membership in the ODA. To download the member logo, visit www.oda.org/member-center/news-media/oda-logo/. After logging in and ... [continue reading]
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