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  • What might the future of dentistry look like?

    by Thomas Paumier, DDS - ODA President
    6/2/2015
    ODA Today

    In my president-elect's message to the House of Delegates last year I outlined the challenges facing our profession, our individual practices and organized dentistry in the coming years.

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  • ODA President Dr. Thomas Paumier looks ahead at his 2014-15 term

    by ODA Staff
    10/7/2014
    ODA Today

    Dr. Thomas Paumier began his term as Ohio Dental Association president at the ODA House of Delegates (HOD) in September. In this Q&A with "ODA Today," Paumier looks forward to his term.

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  • All I really need to know I learned as ODA president

    by Paul S. Casamassimo, DDS, MS, FAAPD, FRCSEd, ODA President
    9/2/2014
    ODA Today

    My apologies to Robert Fulghum, whose book title, "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten," I paraphrased for this, my last message as ODA president.

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  • The missing third leg of the access stool

    by Paul S. Casamassimo, DDS, MS, FAAPD, FRCSEd, ODA President
    8/7/2014
    ODA Today

    If you read my presidential messages faithfully (don't worry, I can get you back copies), you know that I believe access to care for all Ohioans is our biggest challenge as an association, whether we want it or not!

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  • RAC audits: Another nail in the Medicaid coffin

    by Paul S. Casamassimo, DDS, MS, FAAPD, FRCSEd - ODA President
    7/2/2014
    ODA Today

    RAC stands for Recovery Audit Contractor and is a little-known provision in the Affordable Care Act that requires states to perform audits of its Medicaid providers.

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  • We have your back

    by Paul S. Casamassimo, DDS, MS, FAAPD, FRCSEd, ODA President
    6/11/2014
    ODA Today

    I thought I would take this opportunity to tell non-members what the association does for them and how the dues dollars of ODA members allow them to reach and hold onto their dream.

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  • The biggest dental safety net in Ohio - Oh did we forget to tell you, you're it?

    by Paul S. Casamassimo, DDS, MS, FAAPD, FRCSEd, ODA President
    5/1/2014
    ODA Today

    Paul S. Casamassimo, DDS, MS, FAAPD, FRCSEd, ODA President

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  • Access to Cure

    by Paul S. Casamassimo, DDS, MS, FAAPD, FRCSEd - ODA President
    4/4/2014
    ODA Today

    Paul S. Casamassimo, DDS, MS, FAAPD, FRCSEd - ODA President

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  • Live at Five

    by Paul S. Casamassimo, DDS, MS, FAAPD, FRCSEd, ODA President
    2/28/2014
    ODA Today

    Paul S. Casamassimo, DDS, MS, FAAPD, FRCSEd, ODA President

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  • Big data or big daddy?

    by Paul S. Casamassimo, DDS, MS, FAAPD, FRCSEd, ODA President
    1/31/2014
    ODA Today

    The recent move by Ohio's largest dental insurer to limit periodic cleanings for its own employees' dental plan should be a warning to all of us about the dangers and risks that science and evidence-based dentistry bring along with their obvious benefits.

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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.