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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Lauren Czerniak, DDS
Executive Editor, generationD; Chair, ODA Subcouncil on New Dentists
by Christopher Moore, MA - ODA Director of Dental Services
All eligible professionals (including dentists) who prescribe part D covered drugs must either enroll in Medicare, register as an ordering/referring provider or opt out of Medicare by June 1, 2016.Full Story
New dentists have opportunities to learn about challenges new dentists face, starting a practice and more at this year's ODA Annual Session
by ODA Staff
The 2015 Ohio Dental Association Annual Session - Excellence in Collaboration - has a wide range of courses, a discount and a special event specifically aimed at new dentists.Full Story
by ODA Staff
Peer review offers a non-threatening opportunity for dentists and patients to resolve disputes when they cannot do so on their own, and it is a productive alternative to the court system or any other process.Full Story
by Anonymous new young dentist
Teeth are easy; business is hard.Full Story
by Dr. Tom Paumier - ODA President
I read with interest and dismay the "From My Perspective" article authored by an anonymous new dentist related to his or her experience in joining the practice of another dentist.Full Story
by ODA Staff
The American Dental Association's Member-Get-A-Member campaign can benefit current tripartite members while helping to grow participation in organized dentistry.Full Story
by Alain Sabbah - Partner at Cirrus Consulting Group, Dental Office Lease Negotiation Experts
Just as the dental office lease agreement is critical to your practice as a tenant, it is also equally critical to your business when you own the building (or real estate) that you practice in.Full Story