News Filters

133 posts found

Sep 1 2017
The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service (S2S) Loan Repayment Program is now accepting applications. The deadline to apply is Oct. 19. The program provides up to $120,000 to dental or medical students in their final year of school in return for a commitment to provide primary health care full time for at least three years at an ... [continue reading]
Sep 1 2017
New dentists and their families had a chance to hold a baby kangaroo at a new dentist event at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The ODA Subcouncil on New Dentists hosted an event for new dentists at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium this summer. “It was a great event for kids and adults alike. It was really nice to have such a unique experience at ... [continue reading]
Mar 6 2017
The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) loan repayment program is now accepting applications. This program provides up to $50,000 to repay health profession student loans in exchange for a two-year commitment to work at an approved NHSC site in a high-need, underserved area. Approved sites are located across the U.S. Participants can choose to ... [continue reading]
Mar 6 2017
The 2017 Leadership Institute will be March 17-18 at the Hilton Columbus Polaris Hotel. Attendees will enhance their Leadership, Understanding, Collaboration and Knowledge in their practices and communities and within organized dentistry. The event will feature keynote presentations, roundtable discussions, breakout sessions and opportunities for ... [continue reading]
Mar 6 2017
The Ohio Dental Association and MedPro are offering a deal to new graduates to receive their first year of malpractice insurance at no cost to them. Recent graduates who are former ASDA members and current ODA members may be eligible to have their first year of malpractice insurance coverage be pre-paid by the ODA (subject to underwriting ... [continue reading]
Dec 19 2016
It may be helpful for Ohio dentists to review some of the major dental benefits issues that confronted the profession during 2016 in order to prepare for the coming year. Medicare prescription drug rule The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has again delayed its enforcement of its new Medicare prescription drug rule until Jan. 1, ... [continue reading]
Dec 16 2016
Advocacy efforts at work: A look ahead at 2017 The Legal Briefs column in the December "ODA Today" focused on the membership benefits of organized dentistry’s advocacy efforts and reviewed several pieces of legislation the ODA’s professional lobbying team worked on throughout 2016 leading up to the final weeks of the 131st Ohio General ... [continue reading]
Dec 12 2016
The Ohio Dental Association has created an eBook commemorating its 150th anniversary. The eBook, "Ohio Dental Association: 150 Years of Excellence," includes a timeline plus information about advocacy, education, ethics and more throughout the association's history. To read the book, click ... [continue reading]
Dec 12 2016
The Ohio Dental Association Leadership Institute will be March 17 and 18, 2017, at the Hilton Columbus Polaris Hotel. Featured speakers this year will include Attorney General Mike DeWine, Dr. Don Lewis on protecting against embezzlement in the dental office, and leadership expert and motivational speaker Dr. Nate Booth.  Leadership Institute ... [continue reading]
Dec 12 2016
Membership renewal season is now under way, and dues statements were mailed and emailed in November. Members can renew online at www.oda.org/joinandrenew/, by mail to Ohio Dental Association, P.O. Box 182039, Dept 367, Columbus, OH 43218-2039, by fax at (614) 486-0381 or by phone at (800) 282-1526. Dues are due Jan. 1, 2017, for the 2017 ... [continue reading]
The views expressed in the articles and columns on oda.org are solely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the view of the Ohio Dental Association (ODA). The columns are intended to offer opinions, information and general guidance and should not be construed as legal advice or as an endorsement by the ODA. Further, information posted on oda.org is not an endorsement by the ODA and should be viewed on an informational basis by users of the website. Dentists should always seek the advice of their own legal counsel regarding specific circumstances.