Just prior to leaving office last month, then-President Donald J. Trump signed “The Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2020” into law. The legislation, which repeals the antitrust exemption for health insurers, including dental insurers, passed the United States House of Representatives in September 2020 and the U.S. Senate in December ... [continue reading]
The Ohio Dental Association has recently launched a new website. Our new site is designed with our members in mind and has a strong focus on making it easier for members to find what they are looking for. “I was thrilled to see the new website come to life! The ODA has done a tremendous job of putting their ‘why’ first in their new brand ... [continue reading]
The Ohio State Dental Board is now requiring all dentists to complete two hours of continuing education on opioid prescribing and related issues in order to renew their license. This requirement applies to all Ohio licensed dentists, whether or not they write prescriptions. To help ODA members meet this requirement, the Ohio Dental Association ... [continue reading]
The ODA is currently conducting an “ODA Today” readership survey. An email was recently sent to ODA members from the Ohio Dental Association with a link to the readership survey.
The ODA regularly surveys members about all of the ODA’s activities, events and programs so we can continually evaluate our performance and better meet our member ... [continue reading]
Over the past several months, the Ohio Dental Association has been working on a new look! This includes a new website, an updated tagline and a refreshed logo with brand new colors for each department associated with the ODA.
The ODA’s new tagline, “Advocate. Inform. Serve,” calls to attention how the ODA achieves, and will ... [continue reading]
The Ohio Dental Association House of Delegates met virtually on Sept. 25. During the meeting, the House of Delegates adopted several resolutions, including: Adopting the policy, “Statement Regarding Employment of a Dentist,” that mirrors the ADA’s policy on the employment of a dentist.
Supporting the concept of a medical loss ... [continue reading]
The ODA installed new Executive Committee officers for the 2020-21 term on Sept. 25 during the House of Delegates virtual meeting. The Executive Committee is the managing body of the ODA. The committee administers the policies established by the ODA House of Delegates and the Ad Interim Committee. The 2020-21 ODA Executive Committee officers ... [continue reading]
Dr. Alexander Gamber is the 2020 Ohio Dental Association Marvin Fisk Humanitarian Award. Pictured is Gamber on a mission trip in Orange Walk, Belize in 2019. Dr. Alexander Gamber is dedicated to giving back to those in need in his community and abroad through mission trips. In recognition of his efforts, he will receive the 2020 Ohio Dental ... [continue reading]
Patrick "Pat" Stephen Metro, D.D.S., 84, of Naples, Florida passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 at Barrington Terrace of Naples. Formerly of Rocky River, OH he had been a resident of Naples since 2002. Pat was born March 17, 1936 in Cleveland, the son of the late Stephen and Caroline (Lombardo) Metro.
Metro was a graduate of John ... [continue reading]
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]
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