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.

Component Dental Society Recruitment Grants

The ODA is offering Component Dental Society Recruitment Grants for 2023 initiatives.

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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.

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Membership Benefits News

The Ohio Dental Association has released an updated version of its regulatory compliance guide to help ODA members ensure they are in compliance with numerous Ohio regulations. The guide – “Ohio Dentist Advisor: Your Guide to Regulatory Compliance” – was created by the Ohio Dental Association as a benefit to ODA members. The Ohio State ... [continue reading]
The Ohio Dental Association will be conducting a membership survey this fall. Every few years, the ODA conducts a broad membership survey. The survey provides information on almost everything the ODA does, including lobbying efforts, communications, continuing education offerings, programs and events, and products and services. The survey also ... [continue reading]
Where does time go? I started the journey as your president one year ago with the intentions of accomplishing grandiose plans to move the needle of membership within the ODA. I had hoped to bridge relationships among men and women, seasoned and new dentists, DSO and private practice models. I have so enjoyed the opportunity of visiting several ... [continue reading]