The Ohio Dental Association will be launching a new website, along with a refreshed logo and brand look, in October.
In 2018, the ODA Council on Membership Services appointed a working group to oversee and assist with building a new ODA website. The working group selected Whiteboard Marketing to build the ODA’s new website.
The new website ... [continue reading]
The ODA’s House of Delegates, which is the supreme authoritative body of the association, will be meeting virtually on Sept. 25. Nearly 150 delegates from across the state representing all 25 component dental societies, including two student delegates representing the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and The Ohio ... [continue reading]
Dr. Bruce Grbach is the 2020 ODA Achievement Award winner. Dr. Bruce Grbach has been actively involved with organized dentistry throughout his career. In recognition of his efforts, he will receive the 2020 Ohio Dental Association Achievement Award.
“Dr. Grbach has been an avid member of organized dentistry for many years,” wrote Dr. ... [continue reading]
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ohio Dental Association has served as a significant source of information for dentists and the dental profession.
During the height of the pandemic, the ODA sent out emails on an almost daily basis, provided updates on our website, shared information on social media and hosted Facebook Live sessions and video ... [continue reading]
The Ohio State Dental Board voted at its June 10 meeting to accept manikin-based clinical examinations administered by regional testing agencies through Dec. 31, 2020, effective immediately, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. This applies to both dentists and hygienists for their initial Ohio license. In advance of this decision, the Ohio ... [continue reading]
Receiving a clear, concise explanation of the terms of a provider contract may help you decide if participating with such a plan is best for you and your patients, as well as helping you avoid unpleasant surprises under the contract in the future. The ADA Contract Analysis Service will provide you with information concerning a proposed contract ... [continue reading]
Although we've had to keep a social distance during the COVID-19 pandemic, the profession of dentistry is stronger together through organized dentistry. Photo taken at the 2019 ODA Leadership Institute. Although we've had to keep a social distance during the COVID-19 pandemic, the profession of dentistry is stronger together through ... [continue reading]
Promoting diversity and inclusion is a top priority of the Ohio Dental Association and ODA President Dr. Sharon Parsons. To help achieve this goal, the 2019 ODA House of Delegates approved a resolution to create a Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion comprised of members with varying demographics that would be appointed by Parsons.
“The ... [continue reading]
ODA member Dr. Paul Mikhli is paying it forward by paying for a tripartite membership for a friend who is not a member – and he's calling on other ODA members to do the same.
“The dentists that don’t pay for membership don’t see the value,” Mikhli said. “At least now, they might see the value a little bit more. ... [continue reading]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a rule that will require most dental offices to install amalgam separators. The date for compliance for most dentists is July 14, 2020.
Most practicing dentists must: Install, maintain and monitor an amalgam separator in their office.
Follow best management practices (BMPs) for amalgam waste ... [continue reading]
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