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Avoiding Burnout as a 
New Dentist

"I realized I lost some of that drive I associated with early in my dental career. I always enjoyed dentistry, but I saw the early signs of burnout."

Read Dr. Bill Claytor's personal story and advice on burnout as a new dentist.
New Clinical Guideline and Resources for Members!
The ADA has convened an expert panel to develop a new evidence-based guideline on nonrestorative caries treatments, including the ADA's first-ever recommendations on the use of silver diamine fluoride.  The guideline provides 11 evidence-based clinical recommendations for nonrestorative caries treatments for children and adults.

2019 ODA Annual Meeting
Exciting changes are coming your way for the 2019 ODA Annual Meeting! 

April 25-27
Tulsa, OK
Dentist Day at the Capitol
Mark your calendar for February 26, 2019!

Save the Date
November 2
TCDS All Day CE Meeting

November 16
OCDS All Day CE Meeting

December 7
ODA New Dentist Seminar

February 1-2

February 8

February 26
Dentist Day at the Capitol

April 25-27
ODA Annual Meeting
Great Webinar Opportunities

Your patient's interactions with your practice have become a big deciding factor on whether or not they will visit again. Have you sat down to plan a strategy that will help retain your current patients? 
Join Live Insights with Demandforce to learn actionable tips on Building a Positive Patient Experience at your practice on  Wednesday, November 14 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Want to get better rankings on search results and be noticed by new patients online? Endorsed partner, ProSites is hosting an educational webinar on November 7 that will teach you how to do just that! 
Through an effective combination of search marketing strategies, you can work toward better rankings by the end of 2018 and prepare your practice for even greater success in 2019.
Save your spot and
register today!

ODA New Dentist Seminar
December 7
ODA Building
CE from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Happy Hour from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Earn Four Hours of CE Credit:
Predictable Anterior Esthetics
Dr. Bob Blackwell

Why Straumann, Implant Technology
and Restorative Simplicity
Miriam Due, Straumann Representative

Learn more about this seminar!

Sponsored By: 
Oklahoma County Dental Society CE

OkMOM Volunteer Registration is OPEN!
The 10th Annual Oklahoma Mission of Mercy will be held at the  State Fair Park in Oklahoma City  on February 1 & 2, 2019
Nominate Your Colleague for an ODA A ward
Do you know a colleague that should be recognized for his/her contributions to dentistry? The ODA looks forward to recognizing members for outstanding achievements!

Click here for the nomination form.
Join the ODA Speaker's Bureau 
Your Next Professional Opportunity Awaits

Hosted by the ODA Membership and Membership Services Council, this event brings together dentists looking to expand or sell their practice, with new dentists, graduate students and OUCOD students looking for their next professional opportunity. 

Join us on February 8, 2019 for the next Match@ODA event. 

Sponsored By:  

OUCOD Residency in Implant Dentistry

Enrollment is now open for the 2019 OU College of Dentistry Implant Dentistry Residency Course. This year-long program will provide participants with the knowledge, understanding and skill sets to immediately incorporate implant dentistry into their practice. 

If you are NOT an ODA member, join the ODA today and you could receive a discount on tuition!

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