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Nov 11 2020
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]
Oct 14 2020
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]
Oct 14 2020
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]
Oct 14 2020
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]
Oct 14 2020
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]
Oct 14 2020
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]
Sep 3 2020
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]
Sep 3 2020
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]
Sep 3 2020
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]
Aug 18 2020
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]
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