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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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  • Champions of Oral Health: Toledo dental office serves veterans in need

    by ODA Staff
    7/12/2016
    ODA Today

    A dental office in Toledo has been working to serve those who have served our country by providing free care to veterans.

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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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