Component Dental Society Resources

Access assistance for dental society recruitment and retention efforts.

Member-to-member contact is the proven, most successful form of outreach.

The Ohio Dental Association provides member dentists and local component societies with resources to help with recruitment and retention efforts.

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Component Dental Society Recruitment & Retention Grants

The 2024 Component Dental Society Recruitment and Retention Grant application period is now closed.

Membership Recruitment and Retention Toolkit

The ODA Membership Recruitment and Retention Toolkit provides dentists and local component societies with resources such as scripts, talking points, and email templates for reaching out to non-members and non-renewed members about joining the tripartite.

 Membership Recruitment and Retention Workshop

The ODA offers a Membership Recruitment and Retention Workshop for local component societies where attendees will learn about local trends and challenges and participate in an outreach skills training session. This workshop will provide attendees with the skills and resources they need to successfully reach out to non-members and non-renewed members.

Membership Award Program for Success (MAP)

The ODA has launched the Membership Award Program for Success (MAP for Success) to reward component dental societies for effective outreach.

Membership Benefits News

This article contains sensitive information about suicide. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988. Providing wellness resources to member dentists is a top priority for the Ohio Dental Association and the American Dental Association. “Providing wellness ... [continue reading]
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Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series of articles about workforce and staffing issues brought to you by the ODA Dental Education and Licensure Committee as a benefit for ODA members. To view past articles, click here. In our first article, we reviewed the topic of dental staffing and how we got here. By here, I mean, an era that ... [continue reading]