The Ohio Dental Association Annual Session is just around the corner, and the event offers many opportunities for new dentists. Sept. 19-22 in Columbus, Annual Session offers opportunities for CE, an expansive Exhibit Hall, plus fun events where dentists of all ages can meet new colleagues and catch up with old friends. An event designed ... [continue reading]
Editor’s Note: Accepting credit cards is a necessary cost of doing business, but those costs can be one of the hardest to figure out. As credit card fees for dental offices have increased, many member offices have asked for help. For more than five years, the Ohio Dental Association Services Corporation (ODASC) has worked with Best Card, LLC ... [continue reading]
Reviewing a dental benefits contract can often be confusing, and create more questions than answers. But it’s important for all dentists to understand exactly what they are signing and how it will affect their practice. The Ohio Dental Association offers a contract analysis service through the American Dental Association that will explain ... [continue reading]
Third party payer audits or reviews of dentists are becoming increasingly routine on a national level, according to reports from publications that are more national in scope.
“Dentists need to realize that third party payers are closely watching their claim submission patterns and should consider taking steps to minimize their risks should ... [continue reading]
This year at Annual Session, new dentists will have the opportunity to earn up to 19 hours of CE for just $140, which includes the Annual Session registration fee, if registered by Aug. 2.
Several CE courses and Table Clinics are offered at no cost to Ohio Dental Association member dentists, and one course has a discounted registration fee for ... [continue reading]
Does your dental practice have an employee manual? If not, creating one should be a top priority. Employment issues are some of the most difficult issues for small businesses to address. This is particularly true for dental practices, where a small number of employees work in close proximity. The best way to handle those ... [continue reading]
The ODA’s 2013 Leadership Institute will feature high-quality, interactive training from start to finish. The annual two-day event will be held at the Hilton Columbus Polaris Hotel on the north end of Columbus on Friday, April 12, and Saturday, April 13, and is free to all ODA member dentists and dental students.
“The Leadership ... [continue reading]
Mark your calendar for the 2013 ODA Annual Session, Sept. 19-22, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio.
At the ODA Annual Session, dentists will experience the best nationally-known speakers, the largest exhibit hall in the five-state area, networking events, entertainment and more.
Of special interest to dentists who have been in practice for 10 years or less ... [continue reading]
“All dental offices must have digital X-ray systems in place by the end of 2014.”
“Dental records must be maintained for seven years.”
“Dental office uniforms must have high neck collars and cuffed sleeves.”
“HIPAA prohibits dentists from mailing patient recall notices.”
“OSHA prohibits ... [continue reading]
"Sarah's old car's about to fall apart//And the washer quit last week//We had to put momma in the nursing home//And the baby's cutting teeth//I didn't get much work this week//And I got bills to pay." – Darryl Worley, “Sounds Like Life To Me” This might only sound like the lyrics to a country western song, but in reality, you’ve ... [continue reading]
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