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  • In Memoriam: Margaret "Peg" Hinkle

    by ODA Staff
    8/7/2014
    ODA Today

    Margaret "Peg" Hinkle, MS, RD, LD passed away June 25. Hinkle was married to Dr. Robert Hinkle, a past president of the Ohio Dental Association. She was very involved in the Alliance to the Ohio Dental Association and organized dentistry.

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  • Marvin Fisk Humanitarian Award: Dr. Douglas Rogers

    by Jackie Best - Managing Editor
    8/7/2014
    ODA Today

    Dr. Douglas Rogers is dedicated to giving back to his community.

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  • Marvin Fisk Humanitarian Award: Dr. Jim Homon

    by Jackie Best - Managing Editor
    8/7/2014
    ODA Today

    Dr. Jim Homon is founder and president of a children's dental clinic in Columbus - KidSMILES - that serves children in need.

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  • Achievement Award: Dr. Mark Wenzel

    by Jackie Best - Managing Editor
    8/7/2014
    ODA Today

    Dr. Mark Wenzel has spent the first 25 years of his career contributing to the well-being of his patients, treating people in need and promoting the welfare of his colleagues.

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  • The missing third leg of the access stool

    by Paul S. Casamassimo, DDS, MS, FAAPD, FRCSEd, ODA President
    8/7/2014
    ODA Today

    If you read my presidential messages faithfully (don't worry, I can get you back copies), you know that I believe access to care for all Ohioans is our biggest challenge as an association, whether we want it or not!

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  • Let your voice be heard

    by David J. Owsiany, JD - ODA Executive Director
    8/7/2014
    ODA Today

    Next month, the ODA House of Delegates will hold at its annual two-day meeting in conjunction with the ODA Annual Session in Columbus. The meetings will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel near the Columbus Convention Center on Sept. 11-12.

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  • Ethical dilemma awaits dentists when patients refuse treatment

    by Keith Kerns, Esq. - ODA Director of Legal & Legislative Services
    8/7/2014
    ODA Today

    Dentists are increasingly finding themselves with patients refusing recommended treatment.

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  • Dentists potentially impacted by recent Medicare action

    by Christopher Moore, MA - ODA Director of Dental Services
    8/7/2014
    ODA Today

    Recent actions by the federal government will again impact dentists treating patients who have health care benefits through Medicare. This time it involves prescriptions for medication for Medicare Part D drug plan covered patients.

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  • None of the fancy stuff

    by Matthew J. Messina, DDS - Executive Editor
    8/7/2014
    ODA Today

    Matthew J. Messina, DDS - Executive Editor

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  • Long live the king

    by Najia Usman, DDS - Guest Columnist
    8/7/2014
    ODA Today

    Najia Usman, DDS - Guest Columnist

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The views expressed in the monthly columns of the “ODA Today” 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. Dentists should always seek the advice of their own legal counsel regarding specific circumstances.