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Sep 6 2016
The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service (S2S) Loan Repayment Program is now accepting applications. Previously this program was only open to medical students, but has now been expanded to include dental students. The deadline to apply is Oct. 13. The program provides up to $120,000 to dental or medical students in their final ... [continue reading]
Aug 9 2016
All employers are required to post numerous posters in their offices. The ODA can send all required posters, including posters that have been recently updated, to ODA members for $6 plus tax, which covers the cost of printing and shipping. To order the posters, call the ODA at (800) ... [continue reading]
Jun 17 2016
The Ohio Dental Association Foundation has recently teamed up with Kroger Community Rewards to create a new way for dentists to support the foundation, without having to spend any extra money. Dentists, students, residents and spouses can now support the Foundation simply by shopping at Kroger. The ODA Foundation receives donations from Kroger ... [continue reading]
Jun 16 2016
With the support of the Kellogg Foundation, Universal Health Care Action Network (UHCAN) Ohio and the Ohio Dental Hygiene Association, State Sen. Peggy Lehner recently introduced a bill that would allow midlevel dental providers in Ohio.  Advocates state these dental therapists would help solve the access to care problem in areas of the state ... [continue reading]
Jun 16 2016
The 2016 ODA Annual Session will feature several opportunities for new dentists, including a new event to help dentists find a job. This year’s ODA Annual Session will be the main event celebrating the ODA's 150th anniversary and will be Sept. 15-18 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. MATCH @ ODA Annual Session is a free event aimed ... [continue reading]
Mar 15 2016
2016 ODA Foundation scholarship applications are now available. The deadline to apply is July 1. Dental students who will enter their second, third and fourth year of dental school in September 2016, are Ohio residents and have financial need are eligible to apply for an ODA Foundation Dental Student Scholarship. To download the scholarship ... [continue reading]
Feb 29 2016
The Ohio Dentist Loan Repayment Program provides loan repayment for dentists who practice in designated shortage areas, treat Medicaid patients and provide care to patients regardless of their ability to pay. The 2016 application period for the ODLRP is now open. The goal of the ODLRP is to attract dentists to areas with a low volume of providers ... [continue reading]
Feb 29 2016
The Ohio Dental Association Leadership Institute, "March Forth – break through to excellence" – featured several events specifically for new dentists. “Leadership Institute not only provided attendees with opportunities to gain free CE, but it also allowed for networking opportunities with both new and experienced dentists ... [continue reading]
Feb 29 2016
Day at the Statehouse, the Ohio Dental Association’s most important grassroots advocacy event, will be April 13 at the Athletic Club of 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 that impact ... [continue reading]
Dec 14 2015
The American Dental Association recently announced an endorsement of Darien Rowayton Bank (DRB), which allows ADA members to refinance federal and private student loans at a lower rate. “There are many parts of my membership in the ODA and ADA that I see as adding value above and beyond being a part of an organization that speaks for ... [continue reading]
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