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  • 2016 ODA House of Delegates to consider resolutions

    by ODA Staff
    9/1/2016
    ODA Today

    The Ohio Dental Association House of Delegates, which is the legislative body and the supreme authoritative body of the association, will meet on Sept. 15 and 16 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Columbus in conjunction with the 2016 ODA Annual Session.

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  • Access to Dental Care Program Award: Mercy Health Dental Residency Program in Youngstown

    by Jackie Best - Managing Editor
    9/1/2016
    ODA Today

    The Mercy Health Dental Residency Program in Youngstown will receive the Ohio Dental Association Access to Dental Care Program 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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  • Callahan Memorial Award: The Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and The Ohio State University College of Dentistry

    9/1/2016
    ODA Today

    The Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine and The Ohio State University College of Dentistry have made a major impact on the profession of dentistry throughout their histories. For their contributions, they will receive the Callahan Memorial 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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  • Marvin Fisk Humanitarian Award: Dr. Ken Brandt

    by Jackie Best - Managing Editor
    9/1/2016
    ODA Today

    Dr. Ken Brandt has been instrumental in creating and maintaining a program to help veterans in need of dental care. In recognition of his efforts, he will receive the Ohio Dental Association Marvin Fisk Humanitarian 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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  • ODA, ODAF partner with health clinics to provide blood pressure cuffs

    by ODA Staff
    8/9/2016
    ODA Today

    The Ohio Dental Association and the ODA Foundation have teamed up with the Ohio Association of Community Health Centers (OACHC) to incorporate blood pressure screenings during oral health visits at community health centers. The Ohio Dental Association Foundation is providing funding assistance for this initiative.

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  • ODA Foundation aims to strengthen profession, oral health in Ohio through giving campaign in honor of ODA's 150th anniversary

    by ODA Staff
    8/9/2016
    ODA Today

    For 150 years, the Ohio Dental Association has been an advocate for Ohio's dentists and the improved oral health of all Ohioans. In honor of the Ohio Dental Association's 150th anniversary, the ODA Foundation is asking members to donate $150 (or more) to the foundation through its "Building Our Future 150 at a Time" campaign.

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  • Marvin Fisk Humanitarian Award: Dr. Elizabeth Mueller

    by Jackie Best - Managing Editor
    8/9/2016
    ODA Today

    Dr. Elizabeth Mueller is involved with improving the oral health of people in need both locally and abroad. In recognition of her efforts, she will receive the Ohio Dental Association Marvin Fisk Humanitarian 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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  • Achievement Award: Dr. Jack Winters

    by Jackie Best - Managing Editor
    8/9/2016
    ODA Today

    Dr. Jack Winters has made many contributions to the field of sports dentistry through his research on and promotion of mouthguards. In recognition of his contributions, he will receive the Ohio Dental Association Achievement 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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  • Legislative issues heat up as General Assembly goes on summer break

    by ODA Staff
    7/12/2016
    ODA Today

    A flurry of legislative activities occurred on dental-related bills in the first half of the year as the General Assembly prepared for its summer break, heading into the fall elections.

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  • Update on prescription drug regulations, education initiatives in Ohio

    by ODA Staff
    7/12/2016
    ODA Today

    Ohio is currently working to implement a recently-passed law regarding terminal distributor of dangerous drugs (TDDD) licensing. The law requires prescribers that either personally compound drugs or possess compounded drugs to obtain a TDDD license from the Ohio Board of Pharmacy.

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