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  • Component dental societies recruit members with ODA grants

    by Jackie Best Crowe - Managing Editor
    11/13/2017
    ODA Today

    In 2017, the ODA began offering recruitment grants to local component dental societies for events and initiatives aimed at gaining new members.

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  • If dentists don't take care of dentistry, who will?

    by Steve Moore, DDS - ODA President
    11/13/2017
    ODA Today

    I am often asked why I started active involvement (how I "got started") in the Ohio Dental Association.

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  • Go With Joe

    by David J. Owsiany, JD - ODA Executive Director
    11/13/2017
    ODA Today

    Last month, Dr. Joe Crowley was installed as the 154th president of the American Dental Association. Crowley is the first ADA president from Ohio since Dr. Frank Casto in 1935.

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  • Treatment of minors with separated, unmarried or divorced parents

    by Nathan E. DeLong, Esq. - ODA Director of Legal & Legislative Services
    11/13/2017
    ODA Today

    One issue that frequently arises for dental practices is the release of a child's records when the child's parents are unmarried, divorced or separated. Fortunately, Ohio law provides guidance on this delicate issue.

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  • Be careful to monitor language that accompanies reimbursement checks

    by Christopher Moore, MA - ODA Director of Dental Services
    11/13/2017
    ODA Today

    Late this summer the Ohio Dental Association began receiving second-hand reports of isolated cases of dentists being "required" to accept as payment in full the allowed reimbursement amount from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan even though the dentists had no contractual relationship with BCBSM.

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  • In search of lagom

    by Matthew J. Messina, DDS - Executive Editor
    11/13/2017
    ODA Today

    Matthew J. Messina, DDS - Executive Editor

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  • Yelp!

    by Najia Usman, DDS - Guest Columnist
    11/13/2017
    ODA Today

    Najia Usman, DDS - Guest Columnist

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  • Save the date for 2018 ODA Leadership Institute

    by ODA Staff
    11/13/2017
    ODA Today

    The 2018 Leadership Institute will be March 23-24 at the Hilton Columbus Polaris Hotel.

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  • Dr. Ted Bauer appointed to OSDB

    by ODA Staff
    11/13/2017
    ODA Today

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich recently appointed Dr. Ted Bauer to the Ohio State Dental Board.

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  • It's time to renew dental licenses

    by ODA Staff
    11/13/2017
    ODA Today

    Dental Professionals are required to renew their licenses biennially in order to maintain an active certificate to practice. The current biennium ends on Dec. 31, 2017.

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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.