Day at the Statehouse: March 7, 2018
Day at the Statehouse, the Ohio Dental Association's most important grassroots advocacy event, will be March 7, 2018, in Columbus. Day at the Statehouse gives dentists, dental residents and dental students an opportunity to speak with their legislators about issues important to dentistry and advocate for issues ... [continue reading]
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a patient review is worth its word count in gold - or platinum - or whatever is today's trending precious metal. Still not sure? Let’s put it this way, 70% of dental patients said that online ratings and reviews influenced their choice of dentist, according to the article “Convenience, Honesty, and ... [continue reading]
Community service efforts, specifically Give Kids A Smile events, have become hallmark activities during dental school. But as a new dentist, assisting the public by providing free oral health education or dental care can seem difficult.
For those looking to get involved, Give Kids A Smile provides a customizable opportunity that requires a ... [continue reading]
The New Dentist Reception gives dentists in practice for 10 years or less a chance to catch up with old classmates and meet other new dentists from across the state. The 2017 ODA Annual Session – Together Towards Tomorrow – offers several specific opportunities designed especially for the new dentist. From discounts to CE ... [continue reading]
One of the key steps in starting or opening a dental practice is selecting an office location and negotiating the terms in the dental office lease presented by the landlord. Lease terms can have a huge impact on the finances of your dental practice both in the short-term and long-term. It is important to be aware of common pitfalls and to take ... [continue reading]
The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service (S2S) Loan Repayment Program is now accepting applications. The deadline to apply is Oct. 19.
The program provides up to $120,000 to dental or medical students in their final year of school in return for a commitment to provide primary health care full time for at least three years at an ... [continue reading]
New dentists and their families had a chance to hold a baby kangaroo at a new dentist event at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The ODA Subcouncil on New Dentists hosted an event for new dentists at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium this summer.
“It was a great event for kids and adults alike. It was really nice to have such a unique experience at ... [continue reading]
The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) loan repayment program is now accepting applications. This program provides up to $50,000 to repay health profession student loans in exchange for a two-year commitment to work at an approved NHSC site in a high-need, underserved area.
Approved sites are located across the U.S. Participants can choose to ... [continue reading]
The 2017 Leadership Institute will be March 17-18 at the Hilton Columbus Polaris Hotel. Attendees will enhance their Leadership, Understanding, Collaboration and Knowledge in their practices and communities and within organized dentistry. The event will feature keynote presentations, roundtable discussions, breakout sessions and opportunities for ... [continue reading]
The Ohio Dental Association and MedPro are offering a deal to new graduates to receive their first year of malpractice insurance at no cost to them. Recent graduates who are former ASDA members and current ODA members may be eligible to have their first year of malpractice insurance coverage be pre-paid by the ODA (subject to underwriting ... [continue reading]
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