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May 29 2019
Applications for the ODA Foundation's 2019 scholarships and grants are now open.  Available scholarship opportunities for 2019 include: Dental Student Scholarship for dental students who are Ohio residents, members of ASDA and who will be D2s, D3s and D4s in Fall 2019. Mercer Leadership Scholarship for OSU dental students entering their D4 ... [continue reading]
May 29 2019
The ODA Subcouncil on New Dentists invites dentists in practice for 10 years or less to come with their families to the New Dentist Zoo Day with the ODA. This event is July 13 at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. This fun-filled day includes lunch and a private animal presentation from 1-3 p.m. along with full access to the zoo from ... [continue reading]
May 29 2019
Attaining work-life balance in dentistry does not have to be a difficult task. This is especially true if you own your practice because it allows you to schedule patient appointments at convenient times. That being said, finding a balance can be difficult if you’re dealing with other life situations, such as starting a family, making time ... [continue reading]
May 29 2019
The 2019 ODA Annual Session features a variety of CE opportunities and special events designed especially for new dentists. Plus, new dentists receive a $50 discount on CE! The 2019 ODA Annual Session is Oct. 3-6 in Columbus. ODA members who have been practicing for 10 years or less will receive a one-time $50 discount on any paid CE course ... [continue reading]
Feb 5 2019
The 2019 ODA Leadership Institute – Aim High, Soar High – will be held on March 15-16 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton Hotel. The event will feature keynote presentations, roundtable discussions, breakout sessions and opportunities for camaraderie and fellowship. Leadership Institute is the ODA’s award-winning program developed ... [continue reading]
Feb 5 2019
The ODA Subcouncil on New Dentists is hosting an ODA New Dentist Beer School Social on Friday, March 15. The social event will take place at 6:30 p.m. at World of Beer Kitchen + Bar. This free event will feature a curated craft beer tasting, food and networking. “I always look forward to the new dentist event at Leadership Institute,” ... [continue reading]
Feb 5 2019
Are you thinking about starting your own practice? Or have you already taken the plunge and opened your first office? Whether you’re a newbie or think you have it figured out, here are a few tasks you may not have thought about: 1. Check your local laws This is especially true if you are moving from out of state. Your county and municipal ... [continue reading]
Feb 5 2019
Through the NHSC Loan Repayment Program, dentists can earn up to $50,000 in loan repayment for practicing for at least two years in an NHSC-approved site in a designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). The deadline to apply is Feb. 21. For more details and to apply, click ... [continue reading]
Nov 5 2018
The Ohio Dental Association's health benefits plan, the ODA Wellness Trust, is available exclusively to ODA members and their staffs, and most participants are able to save money on health benefit costs by joining the plan. The Wellness Trust is a unique health benefits plan that can’t be found anywhere else. It features a more extensive ... [continue reading]
Oct 23 2018
After about three decades into the profession, Dr. Bill Claytor noticed he was becoming more cynical at work and often felt exhausted by the end of the day. “I realized I lost some of that drive I associated with early in my dental career,” he said. “I always enjoyed dentistry, but I saw the early signs of burnout.” For him, it was ... [continue reading]
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