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  • Actions of third-party credentialing organization raise concerns

    by Christopher Moore, MA - ODA Director of Dental Services
    9/1/2016
    ODA Today

    In 2008, the Ohio General Assembly passed the Healthcare Simplification Act. One provision of this law, Ohio Revised Code 3963.05, required the Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI) to prescribe the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) credentialing application form in electronic or paper format for physicians.

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  • Demo Day

    by Matthew J. Messina, DDS - Executive Editor
    9/1/2016
    ODA Today

    Matthew J. Messina, DDS - Executive Editor

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  • Gov. Kasich appoints new members to OSDB

    by ODA Staff
    9/1/2016
    ODA Today

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich recently appointed Dr. Michael Ginder and Dr. Kumar Subramanian to the Ohio State Dental Board.

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  • NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program accepting applications

    by ODA Staff
    9/1/2016
    ODA Today

    The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service (S2S) Loan Repayment Program is now accepting applications.

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  • Exhibit Hall at 2016 ODA Annual Session offers comprehensive, efficient shopping experience

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

    The Exhibit Hall at the 2016 ODA Annual Session will be a comprehensive, efficient way for dental practices to shop for equipment and products. Plus the Exhibit Hall will also be taking part in the ODA's 150th anniversary celebration.

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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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  • Celebrating 150 years

    by David J. Owsiany, JD - ODA Executive Director
    8/9/2016
    ODA Today

    When I was young, my mother took me and my brother and sisters shopping at the Montgomery Ward's and Woolworth's stores. She drove us there in my father's Oldsmobile and filled up the tank on the way at the Amoco station. As I got older, my first airplane flight was on Trans World Airlines. Today, you can't find a Ward's or Woolworth's or an Amoco station. Oldsmobiles no longer roll off the assemb

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