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May 23 2024
The 2024 ODA Annual Session is Sept. 12-14 in Columbus at the Greater Columbus Convention ... [continue reading]
May 23 2024
The Ohio Dental Association has built relationships with the pre-dent clubs at The Ohio State University and Miami University. Through the relationship, the undergraduate students volunteer at the ODA Annual Session and also have mentorship and networking opportunities with ODA members. “I believe it is EXTREMELY important to involve ... [continue reading]
May 23 2024
The Ohio Dental Association recently launched a new webpage about recruiting and retaining dental staff members. This webpage is part of the ODA’s efforts to address staffing shortages faced by dentists. The webpage is available exclusively to ODA members and provides resources to help dentists recruit and retain staff. Resources ... [continue reading]
May 23 2024
Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series of articles about workforce and staffing issues brought to you by the ODA Dental Education and Licensure Committee as a benefit for ODA members. To view past articles, visit www.oda.org. Finding, hiring and retaining dental staff over the last three to four years has been, and continues to be, a ... [continue reading]
May 23 2024
Online reviews are essential for dental practices, impacting their reputation, guiding patient choices and fostering ongoing improvement. Positive reviews not only serve as proof of your exceptional service but also act as a magnet for attracting new patients, where prospective new patients can assess the quality, professionalism and reliability ... [continue reading]
May 23 2024
This year’s Annual Session is Sept. 12-14 in Columbus. ODA Annual Session is full of CE hours for every member of the dental team, vendors in our expansive Exhibit Hall and fun events that you won’t want to miss! Annual Session will feature 37 CE courses, 150+ vendors, 28 expert speakers, eight special events and 3,000+ dental professionals, ... [continue reading]
May 23 2024
Applications for the ODA Foundation’s 2024 scholarships and grants are now open. Available scholarship opportunities for 2024 include: Dental Student Scholarship for dental students who are Ohio residents, members of ASDA and who will be D2s, D3s and D4s in fall 2024. Mercer Leadership Scholarship for OSU dental students entering ... [continue reading]
May 23 2024
Dentists who are new graduates, former ASDA members and current ODA members may be eligible to have their first year of malpractice insurance coverage prepaid by the ODA. Through this program, the ODA provides new graduates with their first year of malpractice coverage through MedPro at no cost to them (subject to underwriting guidelines).  ... [continue reading]
May 23 2024
The annual ODA Foundation raffle is one of the primary sources of funding for oral health-related grants and scholarships. Raffle tickets are $100 each, three for $250 or six for $500. A maximum of 700 tickets will be sold. This year’s first place prize is $10,000 cash. The second place prize is 2025 tripartite membership dues paid or the ... [continue reading]
May 23 2024
Contact us first! The ODA is the primary resource for Ohio dentists. Most likely, we can answer your question or direct you to the appropriate source. Our staff members are experts in answering questions about insurance issues, regulatory compliance, legal issues and more. We’re available by phone or email to provide personal assistance as a ... [continue reading]
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