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  • ODA Foundation announces effortless way to help support grants, scholarships

    by ODA Staff
    7/12/2016
    ODA Today

    The Ohio Dental Association Foundation has recently teamed up with Kroger Community Rewards to create a new way for dentists to support the foundation, without having to spend any extra money.

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  • ODA event to help match new dentists, students looking for a job with dental offices looking to hire

    by ODA Staff
    7/12/2016
    ODA Today

    This year's ODA Annual Session will feature a new event to help newer dentists and fourth-year dental students who are looking for a job match up with more seasoned dentists who are preparing for a practice transition or looking to expand their practice.

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  • Distinguished Dentist Award: Dr. Joseph Mellion

    by Jackie Best - Managing Editor
    7/12/2016
    ODA Today

    Dr. Joseph Mellion has been involved with organized dentistry since he began his career. In recognition of his efforts, he will receive the Ohio Dental Association Distinguished Dentist Award on Friday, Sept. 16, at the ODA's 150th Anniversary Gala and Award Celebration, held in conjunction with the 150th ODA Annual Session.

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  • N. Wayne Hiatt Rising Star Award: Dr. Tyler Scott

    by Jackie Best - Managing Editor
    7/12/2016
    ODA Today

    Tyler Scott has been involved in organized dentistry since he was a dental student. For his efforts, he will receive the Ohio Dental Association N. Wayne Hiatt Rising Star Award on Friday, Sept. 16, at the ODA's 150th Anniversary Gala and Award Celebration, held in conjunction with the 150th ODA Annual Session.

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  • 150 years of advocacy

    by David J. Owsiany, JD - ODA Executive Director
    7/12/2016
    ODA Today

    According to our recent membership surveys, ODA members greatly value the advocacy efforts of organized dentistry that help to protect the interests of dentists and their patients and to promote strong oral health. The history of organized dentistry in Ohio effectively advocating for dentistry goes back to the ODA's founding 150 years ago.

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  • Top 10 legal issues for the dental office - part 2

    by Nathan E. DeLong, Esq. - ODA Director of Legal & Legislative Services
    7/12/2016
    ODA Today

    The Ohio Dental Association legal department routinely fields questions from dental offices across the state on a variety of legal and regulatory issues.

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  • PPO audit finding questioned

    by Christopher Moore, MA - ODA Director of Dental Services
    7/12/2016
    ODA Today

    It is not uncommon for dental insurance companies to audit and/or subject contracting and, at times, non-contracting dentists to audit and/or utilization review procedures.

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  • The fate of the Republic

    by Matthew J. Messina, DDS - Executive Editor
    7/12/2016
    ODA Today

    Matthew J. Messina, DDS - Executive Editor

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  • ACA rule requires some dental offices to post notices

    by ODA Staff
    7/12/2016
    ODA Today

    Dental offices that accept patients with Medicaid or CHIP are now required to post taglines in multiple languages and nondiscrimination notices in their offices, on their websites and in significant publications and communications.

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  • Dental OPTIONS program restructuring

    by ODA Staff
    7/12/2016
    ODA Today

    The Dental OPTIONS program, a partnership between the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Dental Association, will be temporarily operated on a limited basis starting in July 2016.

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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.