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Mar 4 2020
Applications for the ODA Foundation's 2020 scholarships and grants are now open.  Available scholarship opportunities for 2020 include: Dental Student Scholarship for dental students who are Ohio residents, members of ASDA and who will be D2s, D3s and D4s in Fall 2020. Mercer Leadership Scholarship for OSU dental students entering their D4 ... [continue reading]
Mar 4 2020
With 2020 shaping up to be a significant election year here in Ohio, the ODA’s Leadership Institute will be hosting an election preview panel and a legislative panel with political insiders. In 2020, in addition to the presidential election, there will be elections for all 16 of Ohio’s U.S. House of Representatives seats, 16 Ohio ... [continue reading]
Mar 4 2020
With more than 2.6 billion people using social media today, it is a vital marketing channel for dentists to tell an authentic story about their beliefs, culture and patient care philosophy. The question is no longer, “Should my practice be on social media?” The question to ask yourself today is, “How do we tell our practice story ... [continue reading]
Feb 14 2020
Paul Smith, a storytelling expert, will kick off the 2020 ODA Leadership Institute with a keynote presentation and breakout session to help dentists learn how to utilize storytelling as a powerful business tool. Storytelling can mean the difference between lackluster enthusiasm and a rallying cry when trying to communicate a vision, sell an idea, ... [continue reading]
Feb 14 2020
The Ohio Department of Health recently notified dentists of new X-ray machine rules. The Ohio Department of Health recently notified Ohio dentists of new X-ray machine rules that went into effect. The Ohio Dental Association has a new regulatory compliance guide to help ensure offices are in compliance with these and other ... [continue reading]
Feb 14 2020
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 ... [continue reading]
Jan 16 2020
The Ohio Dental Association recently created a free online opioid CE course to help dentists meet a new dental board requirement. The Ohio State Dental Board is now requiring all dentists to complete two hours of continuing education on opioid prescribing and related issues. The rule requires two hours of CE for each of the next two ... [continue reading]
Jan 16 2020
The ODA is offering a free online course to meet new opioid CE requirement. The ODA has created a free online CE course exclusively available to ODA members to help them meet a new requirement from the Ohio State Dental Board. The rule requires two hours of opioid CE for each of the next two bienniums in order for dentists to renew their license ... [continue reading]
Jan 16 2020
Paul Smith, a storytelling expert, will present a keynote presentation and breakout session at ODA Leadership Institute. The 2020 ODA Leadership Institute – What’s your story? – will highlight the power of storytelling. The event will take place March 27-28 at the Hilton Columbus Polaris Hotel. Leadership Institute is the ... [continue reading]
Jan 16 2020
In 2018, the ODA Foundation created the Annual Circles of Impact to recognize generous donors who joined with the Foundation to make an even greater impact on oral health in Ohio.  The ODA Foundation Circles of Impact recognizes donors at the Champion ($85-$169), Humanitarian ($170-$499), Philanthropist ($500-$999) and Altruist ($1,000+) ... [continue reading]
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