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Mar 16 2017
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine will speak to more than 200 dentists about prescription opioid abuse and the heroin epidemic in Ohio at the Ohio Dental Association Leadership Institute in Columbus on March 17. “We are pleased to have Attorney General Mike DeWine speak to us about the opioid and heroin epidemic in Ohio because he has been a ... [continue reading]
Mar 14 2017
The Ohio Dental Association strongly opposes Senate Bill 98, which proposes legalizing dental therapists in Ohio. “Allowing undertrained individuals to perform irreversible surgical procedures puts Ohio’s most vulnerable patients at risk,” said ODA President Dr. Kevin Laing, a general dentist from Van Wert. “Dental ... [continue reading]
Jan 27 2017
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is joining with the Ohio Dental Association to host the 2017 Give Kids A Smile Ohio kickoff. The Give Kids A Smile program is a collaborative effort among the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association and other state and component dental societies throughout the ... [continue reading]
Jan 27 2017
VAN WERT, Ohio – The Dental Center of Northwest Ohio Van Wert Smiles location is joining with the Ohio Dental Association to host the 2017 Give Kids A Smile Ohio kickoff. The Give Kids A Smile program is a collaborative effort among the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association and other state and component dental societies ... [continue reading]
Nov 14 2016
The American Dental Association House of Delegates elected Dr. Joseph Crowley, a Cincinnati dentist, as ADA president-elect on Oct 24. Crowley has been a member of the American Dental Association for 40 years and is an immediate past trustee of the ADA.  He has served on and chaired many ADA councils and committees. Crowley also served as the ... [continue reading]
May 17 2016
Ohio Dental Association President Dr. Chris Connell, a general dentist from Lyndhurst, issued the following statement regarding the proposal to legalize dental therapists in Ohio: “Allowing undertrained individuals to perform irreversible surgical procedures would be detrimental to the oral health of Ohioans and would be an unnecessary ... [continue reading]
Mar 1 2016
For Immediate ReleaseMarch 1, 2016 Ohio Dental Association President Dr. Chris Connell, a general dentist from Lyndhurst, issued the following statement regarding the proposal to legalize dental therapists in Ohio: “Legalizing dental therapists would be detrimental to the oral health of Ohioans and would be an unnecessary distraction from ... [continue reading]
Nov 20 2015
Dr. Ralph "Jim" Snelson, a general dentist from Warren, received the Ohio Dental Association Achievement Award on Sept. 18 at the Callahan Celebration of Excellence in Columbus. “He was a great supporter of bringing new people into organized dentistry, and pushing many to get and stay involved,” said Dr. Joseph Baytosh, immediate past ... [continue reading]
Nov 20 2015
Dr. Stephen Simpson, a general dentist from Stow, received the Ohio Dental Association Distinguished Dentist Award on Sept. 18 at the Callahan Celebration of Excellence in Columbus. “Through his many years of personal and professional service, he exemplifies a member of our profession who has worked in the service of others,” wrote Dr. ... [continue reading]
Nov 20 2015
Dr. Ruchika Khetarpal, a general dentist from Cincinnati, received the Ohio Dental Association N. Wayne Hiatt Rising Star Award on Sept. 18 at the Callahan Celebration of Excellence in Columbus. “Dr. Khetarpal joined the Cincinnati Dental Society in 2009 and during the past six years has been very involved both locally and statewide,” ... [continue reading]
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