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Jul 12 2021
Employers must pay premiums timely to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) to receive and maintain workers’ compensation coverage. Through the year, employers have been making premium installment payments based on estimated payroll. As we near the conclusion of the 2020 policy year (July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021), BWC will be ... [continue reading]
May 14 2021
Dentists who are new graduates, former ASDA members and current ODA members may be eligible to have their first year of malpractice insurance coverage to be 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 ... [continue reading]
Apr 20 2021
Dentists who are new graduates, former ASDA members and current ODA members may be eligible to have their first year of malpractice insurance coverage to be 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 ... [continue reading]
Apr 20 2021
The “ODA Today” is looking for ODA members who are willing to share why they value their membership in the Ohio Dental Association. If you are interested in submitting a quote to the “ODA Today,” please email jackie@oda.org by May 7 and answer the question: What do you find to be the most valuable or beneficial part of your membership ... [continue reading]
Apr 20 2021
Applications for the ODA Foundation’s 2021 scholarships and grants are now open. Available scholarship opportunities for 2021 include: Dental Student Scholarship for dental students who are Ohio residents, members of ASDA and who will be D2s, D3s and D4s in Fall 2021. Mercer Leadership Scholarship for OSU dental students entering their ... [continue reading]
Apr 20 2021
Save the date for the 2021 ODA Annual Session, which will be Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2021 in Columbus. The 2021 ODA Annual Session will offer many opportunities for attendees to connect, learn and excel, including CE courses, new technology, exhibitor networking and special events. We are in the process of planning an Annual Session that is safe, ... [continue reading]
Mar 11 2021
The 2021 ODA Leadership Institute is going virtual! This virtual event will take place Friday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Leadership Institute is the ODA’s award-winning program developed to help all ODA members become more successful and effective leaders. Attendees consistently rank the event as one of the top leadership development ... [continue reading]
Mar 11 2021
Please be aware that there is an impostor ring pretending to be the Ohio State Dental Board or a federal enforcement authority and trying to scam dentists of money. They are producing fraudulent documents with the OSDB logo and making threatening calls to dental offices. They are threatening to revoke dental licenses and even go to the extent of ... [continue reading]
Mar 11 2021
ODA membership dues were due Jan. 1, 2021 for the 2021 membership year. If you have not paid your dues, you are considered past due and your benefits will lapse at the end of April. Members can renew online at www.oda.org/joinandrenew, by fax at (614) 486-0381, by mail to Ohio Dental Association, P.O. Box 734508 Chicago, IL 60673-4508 or by ... [continue reading]
Mar 11 2021
The Ohio Dental Association seeks member dentists 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 the Council on Membership Services. Nominations for ... [continue reading]
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