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Nov 11 2022
The Ohio Dental Association seeks members to fill potential upcoming at-large positions on ODA councils. The ODA is seeking nominations for at-large positions on the association’s Council on Access to Care and Public Service, Council on Dental Care Programs and Dental Practice, and Council on Membership Services. Nominations for these ... [continue reading]
Nov 11 2022
As I write this column, I have just returned to Ohio from the ADA’s annual meeting (SmileCon) in Houston. ... [continue reading]
Oct 17 2022
Dr. Lori Fitzgerald began her term as Ohio Dental Association president at the ODA House of Delegates in September. In this Q&A with “ODA Today,” Fitzgerald looks forward to her term. What are some of the issues you expect the Ohio Dental Association to face during your presidency? How do you think the ODA should address these ... [continue reading]
Oct 17 2022
Dr. David Kimberly, past president of the ODA, installs the 2022-23 Ohio Dental Association Executive Committee. From left: Dr. Kelly Roth, speaker of the House of Delegates; Dr. Kyle Bogan, treasurer; Dr. Hal Jeter, vice president; Dr. Brett Pelok, secretary; Dr. Lori Fitzgerald, ... [continue reading]
Oct 17 2022
The Ohio Dental Association House of Delegates met Sept. 15 and 16 in conjunction with the 2022 ODA Annual Session in Columbus. During the meeting, the House of Delegates adopted several resolutions, including: Updating the association’s policy, “Statement on Preventive Coverage in Dental Plans,” to include language that addresses ... [continue reading]
Sep 12 2022
The ODA’s House of Delegates, which is the supreme authoritative body of the association, will be meeting on Sept. 15 and 16. Nearly 140 delegates from across the state representing all 24 component dental societies, including two student delegates representing the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and The Ohio State ... [continue reading]
Jun 15 2022
The Ohio Dental Association Workforce Working Group is exploring strategies to help address staffing issues in dental offices. “The working group was formed out of last year’s House of Delegates through the charge of our president, Dr. Tom Kelly,” said Dr. Ben Lamielle, chair of the ODA Workforce Working Group and the Dental Education and ... [continue reading]
Mar 3 2022
Ohio Dental Association councils, committees, task forces and working groups are continually working to address issues on behalf of all ODA members. Two recent issues that ODA working groups are addressing include workforce shortage issues and Medicaid Episode of Care payments. Workforce issues According to the American Dental Association ... [continue reading]
Dec 14 2021
The Ohio Dental Association seeks members to fill potential upcoming at-large positions on ODA councils. The ODA is seeking nominations for at-large positions on the association’s Council on Dental Care Programs and Dental Practice and the Council on Membership Services. Nominations for these at-large council positions are open to all ODA ... [continue reading]
Nov 8 2021
A call for nominations is now extended for dentist board member positions on the Ohio State Dental Board. The Ohio Dental Association has the opportunity to recommend nominees to the governor of Ohio for possible dentist board member openings on the Ohio State Dental Board (OSDB), which may be vacant in April 2022. The board member positions ... [continue reading]
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