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Oct 12 2020
For immediate release Oct. 12, 2020 Cincinnati prosthodontist installed as Ohio Dental Association treasurer Dr. Manish Chopra of Cincinnati was installed as treasurer of the Ohio Dental Association on Sept. 25 during the ODA’s virtual House of Delegates meeting. In his role as treasurer, Chopra will serve on the ODA’s Executive ... [continue reading]
Apr 29 2020
The Ohio Dental Association praised Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's Responsible RestartOhio plan, which calls for reopening dental offices beginning May 1. "Oral health is vitally important to overall health, and reopening dental offices will allow Ohioans to get much needed dental care," said ODA President Dr. Sharon Parsons. "During the COVID-19 ... [continue reading]
Mar 17 2020
For immediate release March 17, 2020 Ohio Dental Association supports state’s recommendations to delay elective dental procedures Ohio Dental Association president Dr. Sharon Parsons, a general dentist from Columbus, issued the following statement today: “We fully support the state’s recommendations to delay elective dental ... [continue reading]
Feb 7 2020
Who: The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Ohio Dental Association, and state leaders. What: Volunteer dental students and dentists will provide free dental care to children in central Ohio and the greater Columbus area through the Give Kids A Smile Ohio kickoff. At the event, children will receive free dental services including ... [continue reading]
May 16 2017
Today, the Ohio Dental Association reiterated its opposition to Senate Bill 98, which would authorize dental therapists in Ohio, and expressed its support for House Bill 184 as a superior – and vastly more effective – approach to addressing access to dental care. ODA president Dr. Kevin Laing, a general dentist from Van Wert, pointed out ... [continue reading]
Apr 12 2017
The Ohio Dental Association supports House Bill 184 – the Ohio Dental Care Optimization Act of 2017 – which was introduced in the Ohio House of Representatives by Reps. Theresa Gavarone (R-Bowling Green) and Anthony DeVitis (R-Green) on April 12. The bill will update Ohio’s laws to allow for the use of tele-dentistry to deliver ... [continue reading]
Mar 16 2017
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine will speak to more than 200 dentists about prescription opioid abuse and the heroin epidemic in Ohio at the Ohio Dental Association Leadership Institute in Columbus on March 17. “We are pleased to have Attorney General Mike DeWine speak to us about the opioid and heroin epidemic in Ohio because he has been a ... [continue reading]
Mar 14 2017
The Ohio Dental Association strongly opposes Senate Bill 98, which proposes legalizing dental therapists in Ohio. “Allowing undertrained individuals to perform irreversible surgical procedures puts Ohio’s most vulnerable patients at risk,” said ODA President Dr. Kevin Laing, a general dentist from Van Wert. “Dental ... [continue reading]
Jan 27 2017
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is joining with the Ohio Dental Association to host the 2017 Give Kids A Smile Ohio kickoff. The Give Kids A Smile program is a collaborative effort among the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association and other state and component dental societies throughout the ... [continue reading]
Jan 27 2017
VAN WERT, Ohio – The Dental Center of Northwest Ohio Van Wert Smiles location is joining with the Ohio Dental Association to host the 2017 Give Kids A Smile Ohio kickoff. The Give Kids A Smile program is a collaborative effort among the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association and other state and component dental societies ... [continue reading]
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