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Dec 14 2021
The Ohio Dental Association has retained 94.15%.of its 2020 membership, which is down slightly from last year. Moreover, 14 of its 25 local component dental societies have retained 95% or more of their 2020 membership. Following is a list of those societies: Rehwinkel Dental Society 98.67% Maumee Valley Dental Society 97.96% Western ... [continue reading]
Nov 11 2021
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 are due Jan. 1, 2022, for the 2022 membership year. Renew ... [continue reading]
Nov 9 2021
On Oct. 16, the American Dental Association House of ... [continue reading]
Nov 9 2021
Carroll Ann Trotman, BDS, MA, MS, began her term as dean of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in August. In this Q&A with “ODA Today,” Dean ... [continue reading]
Nov 9 2021
The Ohio Dental Association House of Delegates met Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 in conjunction with the 2021 ODA Annual Session in Columbus. During the meeting, the House of Delegates adopted several resolutions, including: Adopting the association’s position to oppose the denial of claims for covered dental services based upon a patient’s ... [continue reading]
May 14 2021
The ODA Annual Session Committee is planning a hybrid event for the 2021 ODA Annual Session, which will include both in-person and virtual components to ... [continue reading]
May 14 2021
Over the last year, dentists across Ohio have faced many unexpected challenges amidst the pandemic. For graduating dental students, their final year of dental school has looked much different than expected. “Being a dental student during the COVID-19 pandemic has been filled with uncertainty. It has required patience and understanding that ... [continue reading]
May 14 2021
The ADA has recently launched a new dental insurance hub to help dentists and their teams overcome dental insurance obstacles so they can focus on patient care. The hub includes on-demand webinars, helpful articles, and downloadable guides for common dental insurance issues, including assistance with provider contracts, dental benefits ... [continue reading]
May 14 2021
Strength in numbers may be an odd term for dentists since we spend most of our time in a one-on-one relationship with our patients. Many of us practice in solo offices, some of us practice in partnerships with a few other dentists and more and more of us practice in larger group dental practices. When we consider the size of our state government ... [continue reading]
May 14 2021
Over the past few years, the financial landscape for dental patients has been changing. With millennials and retirees on the rise, traditional coverage options are being relegated to the scrap heap. To keep your business ahead of the curve, dental membership plans should be a priority for your practice. Right now. You may have noticed already ... [continue reading]
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