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Mar 7 2023
The ODA Services Corp. is excited to announce that Safco Dental is now the new distribution partner for the OhioDDS group purchasing organization. “Several dental supply companies wanted to partner with us for our group purchasing program,” said Dr. Sharon Parsons, chair of the ODA Services Corp. “We interviewed a few and chose the ... [continue reading]
Mar 7 2023
Day at the Statehouse, the Ohio Dental Association’s most important grassroots advocacy ... [continue reading]
Mar 7 2023
David Schwab, Ph.D., a professional speaker, author and dental practice consultant, will present a keynote presentation at the ODA Leadership Institute on Saturday, March 25. “Leadership can make the difference between just being busy with inherent inefficiencies, and being purposeful and profitable,” Schwab said. “This presentation helps ... [continue reading]
Mar 7 2023
If you have been unsuccessful in resolving a third-party payer situation, you may want to consider submitting information to the Ohio Dental Association’s Dental Insurance Working Group (DIWG) to determine if the ODA has a role in addressing the matter. The DIWG is comprised of a dedicated group of ODA member dentists who volunteer their time ... [continue reading]
Mar 7 2023
The Ohio State Dental Board recently announced that due to a statute change dentists will be required to complete 30 hours of continuing education biennially in order to renew their license. The new statute will go into effect April 6, 2023, and applies to the current biennium. Previous law required dentists to complete 40 continuing education ... [continue reading]
Mar 7 2023
Applications for the ODA Foundation’s 2023 scholarships and grants are now open. Available scholarship opportunities for 2023 include: Dental Student Scholarship for dental students who are Ohio residents, members of ASDA and who will be D2s, D3s and D4s in fall 2023. Mercer Leadership Scholarship for OSU dental students entering ... [continue reading]
Mar 7 2023
Save the date for the 2023 ODA Annual Session, which will be Sept. 21-23 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center and the Hilton Downtown Columbus Hotel. The 2023 ODA Annual Session will offer many opportunities for attendees to connect, learn and excel, including CE courses for the entire dental team, new technology, one of the largest ... [continue reading]
Mar 7 2023
Membership dues statements and electronic renewal notices were recently sent out to ODA members. Members who indicated previously that they prefer to receive membership communications electronically will not receive a paper statement in the mail and will only receive e-notifications. Dues were due Jan. 1, 2023, for the 2023 membership year. If ... [continue reading]
Mar 7 2023
The Ohio Dental Association is seeking nominations for its 2023 Awards of Excellence program. The ODA’s Awards of Excellence program recognizes those who offer distinguished service to dentistry and improve oral health care by offering treatment, outreach or education. Members and local dental societies are encouraged to nominate those they ... [continue reading]
Mar 7 2023
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]
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