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 2021 initiatives.

Apply for Recruitment Grant

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

The Ohio Dental Association has presented a written request to Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana that calls for Delta Dental to take immediate steps to address its reimbursement rates by 1) increasing dental reimbursement rates and 2) incorporating an annual cost of living increase to its reimbursement practices. The letter is a ... [continue reading]
If you have been unsuccessful in resolving a third-party payer situation, you may want to consider submitting information to the Ohio Dental Association’s Dental Insurance Working Group (DIWG) to determine if the ODA has a role in addressing the matter. The DIWG is comprised of a dedicated group of ODA member dentists who volunteer their time ... [continue reading]
[caption id="attachment_43914" align="alignright" width="330"] ODA Executive Director David Owsiany and then-ODA President Dr. Sharon Parsons provided information about the pandemic to dentists via Facebook live.[/caption] Just over a year after dental offices were able to resume care after shutting down for a month and a half, COVID-19 ... [continue reading]