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    2015 ODA House of Delegates to consider important issues

    by ODA Staff
    9/3/2015
    ODA Today

    The ODA's House of Delegates, which is the legislative body and the supreme authoritative body of the association, will be meeting on Sept. 17 and 18 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Columbus in conjunction with the 2015 ODA Annual Session.

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  • Callahan Memorial Award: Stanley Bergman

    9/3/2015
    ODA Today

    Stanley Bergman, chairman of the Board and CEO of Henry Schein, Inc., has had a long history of supporting the dental profession. For his contributions, Bergman will receive the Callahan Memorial Award from the Ohio Dental Association on Friday, Sept. 18, at this year's Callahan Celebration of Excellence in conjunction with the ODA Annual Session in Columbus.

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  • Achievement Award: Dr. Alfred "Duke" Heller

    by Jackie Best - Managing Editor
    9/3/2015
    ODA Today

    Dr. Alfred "Duke" Heller has made significant contributions in the area of implants, both in pioneering discoveries and training dentists. In recognition of his efforts, he will receive the Ohio Dental Association Achievement Award on Friday, Sept. 18, at the Callahan Celebration of Excellence, held in conjunction with the 149th ODA Annual Session.

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  • Achievement Award: Dr. Ralph "Jim" Snelson

    by Jackie Best - Managing Editor
    9/3/2015
    ODA Today

    Dr. Ralph "Jim" Snelson has been very involved with organized dentistry throughout his career, with a particular focus on advocacy. In recognition of his efforts, he will receive the Ohio Dental Association Achievement Award on Friday, Sept. 18, at the Callahan Celebration of Excellence, held in conjunction with the 149th ODA Annual Session.

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  • Access to Dental Care Program Award: HealthPath Foundation of Ohio

    by Jackie Best - Managing Editor
    9/3/2015
    ODA Today

    The HealthPath Foundation will receive the Ohio Dental Association Access to Dental Care Program Award at the Callahan Celebration of Excellence on Friday, Sept. 18, in conjunction with the ODA Annual Session in Columbus.

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  • ODA Task Force on the Future of Dentistry provides recommendations on handling changing environment

    by ODA Staff
    8/11/2015
    ODA Today

    The 2014 ODA House of Delegates passed a resolution creating the ODA Task Force on the Future of Dentistry in Ohio to review the ADA environmental scan and study trends in dentistry plus identify areas where organized dentistry can take action.

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  • ODA Annual Session a great place for teams to learn, shop, have fun

    by Jackie Best - Managing Editor
    8/11/2015
    ODA Today

    For many dental offices, the Ohio Dental Association Annual Session is more than just a CE meeting - it's a time where teams can get together outside of the office, learn about new techniques and products, plus spend some quality time together having fun.

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  • Ohio House passes non-covered services legislation

    by ODA Staff
    7/8/2015
    ODA Today

    On June 10, the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 95 by a 61-33 vote. The legislation, introduced at the behest of the ODA, would prohibit dental insurance companies from setting fees for services that the insurers do not even cover.

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  • Gov. Kasich vetoes dental Medicaid pilot project, access to dental care initiative

    by ODA Staff
    7/8/2015
    ODA Today

    On June 30, Gov. John Kasich signed the state budget bill into law for fiscal years 2016-17. He exercised his line item veto authority on 44 items in the state budget, including two significant access to dental care provisions.

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  • Distinguished Dentist Award: Dr. Stephen Simpson

    by Jackie Best - Managing Editor
    7/8/2015
    ODA Today

    Dr. Stephen Simpson has been very involved with organized dentistry throughout his career.

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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.