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Nov 14 2016
The American Dental Association House of Delegates elected Dr. Joseph Crowley, a Cincinnati dentist, as ADA president-elect on Oct 24. Crowley has been a member of the American Dental Association for 40 years and is an immediate past trustee of the ADA.  He has served on and chaired many ADA councils and committees. Crowley also served as the ... [continue reading]
May 17 2016
Ohio Dental Association President Dr. Chris Connell, a general dentist from Lyndhurst, issued the following statement regarding the proposal to legalize dental therapists in Ohio: “Allowing undertrained individuals to perform irreversible surgical procedures would be detrimental to the oral health of Ohioans and would be an unnecessary ... [continue reading]
Mar 1 2016
For Immediate ReleaseMarch 1, 2016 Ohio Dental Association President Dr. Chris Connell, a general dentist from Lyndhurst, issued the following statement regarding the proposal to legalize dental therapists in Ohio: “Legalizing dental therapists would be detrimental to the oral health of Ohioans and would be an unnecessary distraction from ... [continue reading]
Nov 20 2015
Dr. Ralph "Jim" Snelson, a general dentist from Warren, received the Ohio Dental Association Achievement Award on Sept. 18 at the Callahan Celebration of Excellence in Columbus. “He was a great supporter of bringing new people into organized dentistry, and pushing many to get and stay involved,” said Dr. Joseph Baytosh, immediate past ... [continue reading]
Nov 20 2015
Dr. Stephen Simpson, a general dentist from Stow, received the Ohio Dental Association Distinguished Dentist Award on Sept. 18 at the Callahan Celebration of Excellence in Columbus. “Through his many years of personal and professional service, he exemplifies a member of our profession who has worked in the service of others,” wrote Dr. ... [continue reading]
Nov 20 2015
Dr. Ruchika Khetarpal, a general dentist from Cincinnati, received the Ohio Dental Association N. Wayne Hiatt Rising Star Award on Sept. 18 at the Callahan Celebration of Excellence in Columbus. “Dr. Khetarpal joined the Cincinnati Dental Society in 2009 and during the past six years has been very involved both locally and statewide,” ... [continue reading]
Nov 20 2015
Dr. Alfred "Duke" Heller, an endodontist from Lewis Center, received the Ohio Dental Association Achievement Award for his significant contributions in the area of implants, both in pioneering discoveries and training dentists. He received the award on Sept. 18 at the Callahan Celebration of Excellence in Columbus. “Dr. Duke Heller has ... [continue reading]
Nov 20 2015
The HealthPath Foundation of Ohio received the Ohio Dental Association Access to Dental Care Program Award at the Callahan Celebration of Excellence on Sept. 18 in Columbus. “The HealthPath Foundation of Ohio has the synergy, commitment and means to help provide and enable access to dental care for thousands of Ohioans, young, old and ... [continue reading]
Nov 20 2015
Dr. Thomas Paumier of Canton was installed as the immediate past president of the Ohio Dental Association on Sept. 18 during the ODA’s 149th Annual Session in Columbus. In his role as immediate past president, Paumier will serve on the ODA’s Executive Committee overseeing the management of the association throughout the next ... [continue reading]
Nov 20 2015
Dr. Sharon Parsons of Columbus was installed as secretary of the Ohio Dental Association on Sept. 18 during the ODA’s 149th Annual Session in Columbus. In her role as secretary, Parsons will serve on the ODA’s Executive Committee overseeing the management of the association throughout the next year. Parsons is a general dentist in ... [continue reading]
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