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Sending Children Back to School with a Healthy Smile 

July 25, 2014
Oklahoma Dental Association's (ODA) 2nd annual Back to School with a Healthy Smile program will provide Oklahoma children with the opportunity to receive free dental screenings throughout the week of September 8 - 12, 2014.  Download


The 108th President of the Oklahoma Dental Association begins term as 2014-2015 President

May 5, 2014

The Oklahoma Dental Association is proud to welcome Dr. Matthew Cohlmia as the 108th ODA President. He will serve a one-year term, ending April 30, 2015.  Download

Farewell to the 2013-2014 ODA President,
Dr. Timothy Fagan

April 29, 2014
The Oklahoma Dental Association (ODA) recognized Dr. Timothy Fagan at the 107th annual State Dental Meeting on April 24-26, 2014 in Oklahoma City. Dental professionals gathered to honor colleagues at the annual President’s Dinner, held on Friday, April 25, 2014. Download

Oklahoma Dentists to Never Stop Exploring at Statewide Meeting

April 20, 2012
The Oklahoma Dental Association (ODA) will host the 107th annual State Dental Meeting in Oklahoma City, April 24-26, 2014. This year’s theme is Never Stop Exploring: the Art and Science of Dentistry for the Entire Dental Team. The ODA Annual Meeting offers dental professionals an opportunity to learn about the latest industry science and standards through local and nationally-known speakers; experience the vast exhibition hall showcasing more than 100 vendors; participate in business meetings; and honor colleagues at the annual President’s Dinner.

Dr. Tamara BergDr. Tamara Berg is Changing Women's Lives through Smiles for Success Foundation

March 10, 2014
Dr. Tamara Berg has been donating dental services to women in transition from welfare to work through the Smiles for Success Foundation for more than 12 years. Before receiving dental treatment, a job interview for these women may have meant self-consciousness, embarrassment and pain as they attempted to hide decayed, missing or damaged teeth.   Download

OKMOM 2014Donated Dental Care Was Provided to Underserved Patients at Mission of Mercy

Feb 10, 2014
The fifth annual Oklahoma Mission of Mercy (OkMOM) treated 1,465 patients, of all ages, on February 7 and 8 in Enid, Oklahoma. Patients received treatment without any questions asked and there was not an income or eligibility requirement.Download

Dr. David Deason Yukon Dentists Celebrate 40 Years of Providing Oral Health Education to Children 

Jan 21, 2014
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and Oklahoma Dental Association (ODA) members are providing free dental care and oral health education to elementary school children in Yukon on Tuesday, February 4. ODA members have partnered with Helping Hand, a volunteer program through the Yukon Public School system, for 40 years.   Download

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