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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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  • Annual Session course to help practices design offices for better patient experience, efficiency

    by Jackie Best - Managing Editor
    7/12/2016
    ODA Today

    When designing a dental office, there are many unique challenges that differ from designing other types of businesses. From efficiency to ergonomics to the patient experience, dental office design can have a big impact on practices.

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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 Foundation announces effortless way to help support grants, scholarships

    by ODA Staff
    7/12/2016
    ODA Today

    The Ohio Dental Association Foundation has recently teamed up with Kroger Community Rewards to create a new way for dentists to support the foundation, without having to spend any extra money.

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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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  • 150 years of advocacy

    by David J. Owsiany, JD - ODA Executive Director
    7/12/2016
    ODA Today

    According to our recent membership surveys, ODA members greatly value the advocacy efforts of organized dentistry that help to protect the interests of dentists and their patients and to promote strong oral health. The history of organized dentistry in Ohio effectively advocating for dentistry goes back to the ODA's founding 150 years ago.

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  • Top 10 legal issues for the dental office - part 2

    by Nathan E. DeLong, Esq. - ODA Director of Legal & Legislative Services
    7/12/2016
    ODA Today

    The Ohio Dental Association legal department routinely fields questions from dental offices across the state on a variety of legal and regulatory issues.

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  • PPO audit finding questioned

    by Christopher Moore, MA - ODA Director of Dental Services
    7/12/2016
    ODA Today

    It is not uncommon for dental insurance companies to audit and/or subject contracting and, at times, non-contracting dentists to audit and/or utilization review procedures.

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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.