Broadening your network Gain new perspectives with numerous networking opportunities. Networking That Shapes The Profession ODA Component Societies General Council Volunteer Leaders Political Contact Dentist Network Events and Recognition Honours and Awards Program Annual Spring Meeting New Dentist Symposium Did You Know? Many component societies run emergency dental programs that can assist you when you’re away from the office and unable to find another dentist to cover your patients in cases of emergency. Did You Know? The ODA’s persistent advocacy efforts paved the way for an amendment change to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, which allowed for spousal treatment. Did You Know? The ODA’s Dentists Do Pay website saw more than 7,500 letters sent to MPs expressing their concerns over a series of proposed corporate tax changes.