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  • ODA President Dr. Kevin Laing looks ahead at his 2016-17 term

    by Dr. Kevin Laing, ODA President
    10/10/2016
    ODA Today

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

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  • Thank you ...

    by Christopher Connell, DDS - ODA President
    9/1/2016
    ODA Today

    My time as president of the Ohio Dental Association is drawing to a close. As I look back, there are so many who help contribute to the success of the ODA and I want them to know how valuable and important they are, long after my time in leadership has concluded.

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  • Reflection and renewal ...

    by Christopher Connell, DDS - ODA President
    6/1/2016
    ODA Today

    Recently, I had the privilege to be an honored guest at the Senior Awards Ceremony for the Ohio State University College of Dentistry.

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  • ODA President Dr. Chris Connell looks ahead at his 2015-16 term

    by Christopher Connell, DDS - ODA President
    10/12/2015
    ODA Today

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

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  • Year in review

    by Thomas Paumier, DDS - ODA President
    9/3/2015
    ODA Today

    Thomas Paumier, DDS - ODA President

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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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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.