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  • ODA members advance oral health in Ohio through ODA Foundation

    by ODA Staff
    1/13/2016
    ODA Today

    The Ohio Dental Association Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the ODA, affords all ODA members the opportunity to join in its mission of "Advancing oral health in Ohio" through donations.

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  • Events of June 1866 changed dentistry in Ohio forever

    by David J. Owsiany, JD - ODA Executive Director
    1/13/2016
    ODA Today

    In 1865, as the American Civil War wound down, some Ohio dentists thought that it was time to form a statewide dental society to organize and promote the dental profession and to protect the citizens from "quacks" and other unscrupulous providers of dental services.

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  • In-office dental plans

    by Nathan E. DeLong, Esq. - ODA Director of Legal & Legislative Services
    1/13/2016
    ODA Today

    An article recently published by "The Associated Press" reports that more dentists are marketing in-office dental plans (commonly referred to as "membership plans" or "discount clubs") as a way of making care more affordable and encouraging people to get routine cleanings and check-ups.

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  • Dentists encouraged to report improper silent PPO actions

    by Christopher Moore, MA - ODA Director of Dental Services
    1/13/2016
    ODA Today

    The Ohio Dental Association Council on Dental Care Programs and Dental Practice monitors and addresses third-party payer issues on the profession's behalf. One issue of particular note that the council has been monitoring involves silent preferred provider organizations (PPOs).

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  • What difference does it make?

    by Matthew J. Messina, DDS - Executive Editor
    1/13/2016
    ODA Today

    Matthew J. Messina, DDS - Executive Editor

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  • Letter to the Editor: Have faith

    by Dr. Bruce Grbach
    1/13/2016
    ODA Today

    Letter to the Editor

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  • ODA members can pre-pay 2017 dues over 10 months

    by ODA Staff
    1/13/2016
    ODA Today

    The Ohio Dental Association offers members the opportunity to pre-pay next year's tripartite membership dues in monthly installments for no additional cost.

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  • Celebrate the ODA's 150th anniversary at 2016 Annual Session

    by ODA Staff
    1/13/2016
    ODA Today

    The Ohio Dental Association will be celebrating its 150th anniversary at this year's ODA Annual Session. Save the date now for the 2016 event, which will be Sept. 15-18 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus.

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  • ODA seeking nominations for Awards of Excellence

    by ODA Staff
    1/13/2016
    ODA Today

    The Ohio Dental Association is seeking nominations for its 2016 Awards of Excellence program.

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  • Don't forget to renew tripartite membership

    by ODA Staff
    1/13/2016
    ODA Today

    Ohio Dental Association membership dues must be paid by March 31 for the 2016 membership year in order to continue receiving exclusive member benefits.

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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.