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Jan 12 2023
The 2023 Ohio Dental Association member logo is now available for members to download. The ODA member logo can be used by dentists on their websites, electronic communications and e-newsletters to highlight their membership in the ODA. To download the member logo, visit www.oda.org/member-center/news-media/oda-logo/. After logging in and ... [continue reading]
Jan 12 2023
The Cambridge Dictionary (the fanciest online dictionary I could find) defines fellowship as “a group of people or an organization with the same purpose.” Now many a person has come up to me and asked why I choose to spend my difficult to come by free time both volunteering for and being a part of organized dentistry. The answer is ... [continue reading]
Dec 13 2022
We addressed workforce issues The ODA’s Workforce Working Group met 15 times over the past year and held a forum with the state’s dental hygiene program directors to develop both policy and program recommendations to assist ODA member dentists in meeting their staffing requirements. The ODA also signed onto two letters to the Commission on ... [continue reading]
Dec 13 2022
Dental OPTIONS – Ohio Partnership to Improve Oral Health through Access to Needed Services – is a partnership between the Ohio Dental Association and the Ohio Department of Health that provides dental care to patients who don’t qualify for Medicaid but cannot afford dental care. “Dental OPTIONS is a wonderful pathway for a dentist to ... [continue reading]
Dec 13 2022
The Ohio Dental Association has retained 92.39% of its 2021 membership, which is down slightly from last year. Moreover, 8 of its 25 local component dental societies have retained 95% or more of their 2021 membership. Following is a list of those societies: Maumee Valley Dental Society 100.00% Tuscarawas County Dental Society 100.00% ... [continue reading]
Nov 11 2022
Dedicated to Dentistry. Benefiting Dentists. Membership in the Ohio Dental Association has many benefits ... [continue reading]
Nov 11 2022
The 2022 ODA House of Delegates passed a resolution to develop and implement a dental staff recruitment campaign to help member dentists meet their staffing needs. The resolution was submitted by the ODA Workforce Working Group, which was established by the Dental Education and Licensure Committee in 2021 to address the shortage numbers of ... [continue reading]
Nov 11 2022
Registration for the ODA Annual Session includes access to 18 free hours of online CE, available until Dec. 31, 2022. Didn’t register for the in-person event? No problem, you can still register to access our online CE. Online CE courses offered through ODA Annual Session: Oral Health Access Supervision Program, presented by a panel of ... [continue reading]
Nov 11 2022
The ODA Council on Membership Services is excited to announce that a rolling application cycle is available for the 2023 recruitment grant program for component dental societies. Applications will be reviewed on a quarterly basis until funds run out. The first deadline for receipt of 2023 recruitment grant applications is Dec. 31, 2022. The ... [continue reading]
Nov 11 2022
Based on a few comments we have received, some people may have misinterpreted my president-elect’s speech to the ODA House of Delegates in September. First and foremost, I need to stress that the ODA has always and will always represent and support private practice members. I was informed that several members felt that I am “shunning” ... [continue reading]
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