News & Events
A news magazine for dentists in practice 10 years or less
Welcome to "generationD," the ODA’s online resource for dental students and dentists in practice for 10 years or less!
"generationD" offers experiences and advice that can help improve your practice and increase the value of dentistry in your life. The articles and columns in "generationD" cover a variety of topics, all aimed at benefiting you professionally and personally.
Published quarterly on www.oda.org, "generationD" includes topics that the ODA’s Subcouncil on New Dentists has identified as important.
I hope you enjoy this issue of "generationD," and if you are interested in contributing to future issues or have a topic you would like to see covered, please email ODA's Managing Editor Jackie Best at Jackie@oda.org.
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Britt McCarthy, D.M.D.
Executive Editor, generationD; Chair, ODA Subcouncil on New Dentists
by Dr. Andrew Zucker
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors." - PlatoFull Story
by Jackie Best - Managing Editor
The Ohio Dental Association's Leadership Institute will feature high quality training, with several speakers and breakout sessions aimed specifically at new dentists.Full Story
by William P. Prescott, E.M.B.A., J.D.
While each form of practice ownership, be it complete or fractional, has opportunities and traps, here are the big ones.Full Story
The ADA Practice Institute: A Dentist's Guide to Navigating Today's Changing Health Care Environment
by Dave Preble, DDS, JD, CAE - Vice President of the ADA Practice Institute
A recent first-of-its-kind analysis by the American Dental Association's Health Policy Resource Center identified that we have arrived at a critical moment for dentistry - a time for the profession to define its destiny. What is changing and how can we best adapt?Full Story
by ODA Staff
Opening a dental practice can be a daunting task. And even after a practice has been open for some time, keeping track of various laws and regulations that dental offices are required to follow can be overwhelming.Full Story