Open enrollment for the ODA’s health benefits plan, the ODA Wellness Trust, begins Oct. 15 and lasts through Nov. 15 for Jan. 1, 2023 coverage.
The ODA Wellness Trust is a private, dentist-owned, self-funded health benefits plan, developed by ODA member dentists for ODA member dentists and their staffs to provide high quality health benefits ... [continue reading]
Six ODA current and past presidents attended the retirement reception for Dr. Ronald Occhionero. They are from left to right with the year of their presidency indicated in parentheses: Dr. Tom Paumier (2015), Dr. Joe Mellion (2005), Dr. Ron Occhionero (1996), Dr. Ron Lemmo (2004), Dr. ... [continue reading]
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]
A new law mandating e-prescribing will go into effect Sept. 23. The law requires prescriptions for schedule II-controlled substances to be done electronically, however, those prescribers who write 50 or fewer schedule II prescriptions per year are excluded from the requirement. There are also exceptions in situations where it is impossible to ... [continue reading]
ODA President Dr. Thomas Kelly has challenged the ODA membership to raise $100,000 in donations during his term as president. If the goal is met, Immediate Past President Dr. David Kimberly will pie Kelly in the face at the conclusion of the ODA House of Delegates in September. All donations to the Foundation’s general fund during Kelly’s ... [continue reading]
The March issue of the “ODA Today” reported that Ohio State Dental Board (OSDB) Executive Director Harry Kamdar had resigned effective Feb. 25, 2022, to pursue other opportunities. Recently, the OSDB announced that it has rehired Kamdar as its executive director effective Aug. 1. OSDB President Dr. Kumar Subramanian, an endodontist from ... [continue reading]
This year’s ODA Annual Session will feature an event to help member 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]
The opportunities for excellence present themselves to us every day, and creating excellence can be as simple as a 1% change. Having great “systems” in place allow those small 1% changes to make necessary course corrections to any challenges presented as well as compounding growth and excellence for yourself, your family, your practice, our ... [continue reading]
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