This year (2021) is the final year of the licensing biennium for dentists in Ohio so I thought I would review the CE rules in this month’s column. As you probably know, dentists are required to complete 40 hours of Ohio State Dental Board (OSDB)-accepted CE every two years in order to renew their licenses. Occasionally, I get asked by ... [continue reading]
Dentists and team members can log in to the ODA Virtual Annual Session at their convenience until Dec. 31 to earn up to 33 hours of CE through 18 courses and visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall. “It was great seeing everyone in person at the live Annual Session in Columbus, and to know that we have the opportunity to take even more great CE ... [continue reading]
All in-person events hosted by the ODA Annual Session will follow any city, county, state, federal and/or CDC COVID-19 mandates in place at the time of the event. All in-person attendees must abide by ODA’s policies. Practices currently scheduled to be in place include hand sanitation stations throughout the event venues, the availability of ... [continue reading]
The last eighteen months have brought a remarkable amount of change and turmoil, including restrictions on dental practices for six weeks in the spring of 2020 and limitations on many other businesses for even longer. In-person meetings gave way to Zoom calls and takeout food replaced eating dinner out. Schools closed their doors for long periods ... [continue reading]
New this year, the ODA Annual Session will feature a special event “Celebrating Women in Dentistry, Honoring 2020 ODA President Dr. Sharon Parsons and Other Female Dental Leaders” on Friday, Oct. 1 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. “Women ... [continue reading]
This year’s ODA Annual Session will feature an event to help dentists, dental residents and dental students who are looking for a job match up with dentists who are preparing for a practice transition or looking to expand their practice. MATCH @ ODA Annual Session is a free event hosted by the ODA Subcouncil on New Dentists and will take ... [continue reading]
During ODA’s upcoming Annual Session, I will be presenting a course along with Dr. Mark Alexandrunas regarding issues that dental practice owners and dentist-employees are frequently confronted with during their relationship with each other. We hope to share ideas in order to head off potential conflict between employer dentists and their ... [continue reading]
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