The Ohio Dentist Loan Repayment Program (ODLRP) is currently accepting applications. The deadline to apply is Nov. 30.
The Ohio Dentist Loan Repayment Program provides loan repayment for dentists who practice in a designated shortage area, treat Medicaid patients and provide care to patients regardless of their ability to pay.
Through the ... [continue reading]
The Ohio Oral Health Access Supervision Program (OHASP) was created in 2010 by the legislature with the intent to give clinical providers the opportunity to increase access to care in Ohio. House Bill 190 established the program in ORC 4715.361 and gave the dental board the authority to write administrative rules to establish the program. In ... [continue reading]
Medworks will be providing free dental care to the community on Friday, Nov. 17 and Saturday, Nov. 18 in Cleveland.
Dental professionals and community volunteers are needed to help provide free dental care to patients of all ages. Services include dental screenings, cleanings, extractions, fillings and temporary partials for adults and sealants ... [continue reading]
The Ohio Dentist Loan Repayment Program recently signed contracts with three new dentists who are serving in safety net dental clinics across Ohio. Through the program, dentists sign two-year contracts for $50,000 of loan repayment ($25,000 per year) for working in a designated shortage area and agreeing to provide dental services for patients ... [continue reading]
Remote Area Medical (RAM) is planning an event in Columbus on Sept. 23-24. Volunteer dentists, oral surgeons, hygienists and assistants are needed at this event. The two-day clinic will be held at East High School, located at 1500 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43205. This clinic is in collaboration with the Columbus Community Host ... [continue reading]
Students at an elementary school in Springfield have collected thousands of dental hygiene supplies to donate to people in need after learning about oral health as part of the Give Kids A Smile program. “Participating in Give Kids A Smile affects children by helping them feel excited about taking care of their teeth. And they are motivated to ... [continue reading]
In February we celebrated the kickoff of Give A Kids A Smile Day in Youngstown and I am so appreciative of the local components who volunteer their time and talents every year to make this event a success across our state. There are so many individuals, unsung heroes who play a part to see this day come to fruition; individuals who will never read ... [continue reading]
Remote Area Medical (RAM) is planning an event in Ashtabula on April 1 and 2. Volunteer general dentists, oral surgeons, hygienists, assistants and EFDAs are needed to hold another successful event that provides free dental services to the community. RAM held its first event in Ashtabula in 2018 and has provided over $1.7 million in free health ... [continue reading]
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