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Special Events 2022

Register early for these special events!

Thursday, September 15 | 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Dinner with the Speakers

$75 per person
Event Code E90
Have you ever wanted to sit down face-to-face with some of today’s leading clinicians?  This is your opportunity!  Join members of the ODA Annual Session Committee and some of this year’s speakers for great conversations and a wonderful dinner.  Attendance is limited.

Thursday, September 15 | 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

New Dentist Social

Denmark on High

FREE for dentists in practice 10 years or less
Event Code E91
Sponsored by ODPAC
All dentists in practice 10 years or less are invited to attend the New Dentist Social. Meet up with your classmates and meet new colleagues at this premiere event designed especially for the new practitioner. The event features an open bar and appetizers, perfect for an after-dinner stop.  Denmark on High is a Euro-style Cocktail Bistro located on the 2nd floor of 463 North High Street, right across the street from the main doors of the Columbus Convention Center. Free for new dentists and their spouses, but you must register to attend.

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Friday, September 16 | 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Morning Yoga

FREE with registration
Event Code E92
Support provided by Bend Active
Gather your team or come solo to a Deep Stretch Vinyasa class designed for all levels of expertise, presented by Modo Yoga.  Modifications will be offered.  This class is designed to loosen tight muscles and reduce strain on the back, neck, shoulders and joints.  The breath work will also allow you to release stress and tension from the body and get you into your day feeling all-over relaxed, long and lean.  Exactly what you need for tackling CE classes and a trek through the Exhibit Hall!  Bring a mat if you have one. A very limited number of mats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Friday, September 16 | 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

MATCH @ ODA Annual Session

FREE with registration
Event Code E93
Presented by the ODA Subcouncil on New Dentists
Interested in selling or buying a dental practice? Looking for an opportunity to become an associate or do you need to hire an associate? Join us for a unique event organized by the ODA Subcouncil on New Dentists, designed to help member dentists, dental residents and dental students who are looking for a job match up with member dentists who are preparing for a practice transition or looking to expand their practice.Registrants will be contacted by the ODA prior to the event to provide additional information that will enhance their participation in the matching.  No outside companies, vendors or office staff members are permitted to participate and attendees are not required or guaranteed to make a “match” at the event.  Free, but registration is required.  Lunch will be served.

Friday, September 16 | 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

The Callahan Celebration of Excellence Honoring Dr. Thomas Kelly

$95 per person
Event Code E94
Bring your spouse and staff and join the celebration to honor Dr. Thomas Kelly and the 2022 Callahan Memorial Award Recipient, Dr. Domenick Zero, along with your outstanding colleagues at the Callahan Celebration of Excellence.  The night starts off with an open bar reception at 6:30 p.m., and the event includes the presentation of the Callahan Memorial Award and the ODA Awards of Excellence. More information about the awards and this year’s winners is available here.


Established in 1920, the Callahan Award is an international honor named for Dr. John Ross Callahan that recognizes outstanding contributions to dentistry.  The ODA Awards of Excellence recognize Ohio dentists and others who have made exemplary efforts on behalf of the profession.  The awards include the presentation of the ODA’s highest honor, the Joseph P. Crowley Distinguished Dentist Award.  Black-tie optional, the cost also includes VIP entrance and two drink tickets to The Bash!

Friday, September 16 | 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Night at the Ballpark

FREE for dentists in practice 10 years or less, dental residents and dental students
Event Code E95
Presented by the ODA Subcouncil on New Dentists
All dentists in practice 10 years or less, dental residents and dental students are invited to watch Triple A Club the Columbus Clippers play the Omaha Storm Chasers at Huntington Park. Connect with new colleagues that represent the future of dentistry, while watching the future stars of the Cleveland Guardians and Kansas City Royals Major League Baseball (MLB) franchises.  Free for new dentists, dental residents, dental students, and one guest, but you must register to attend.

Friday, September 16 | 9:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Bash! Featuring Kyle Primous and the K-Street Band

FREE with registration
Event Code E96
Great Music. Casino-Style Games. Good Friends. Convenient Bars. No Cover Charge. That pretty much says it!  Don’t miss what is destined to be one of the most popular events of Annual Session. Come celebrate with live music by Kyle Primous and the K-Street Band along with gaming tables with your chance to win great prizes!  Free, but you must register to attend.

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