CDAnet and ITRANS Claims Service
Enhance the efficiency and security of your practice with leading electronic information exchange tools. Owned and supported by the Canadian Dental Association (CDA), CDAnet allows you to send your patients’ insurance claims directly to carriers using the internet-based ITRANS Claims Service, where you can track your current and pending claims online. Our Call Centre can answer your general questions about CDAnet and ITRANS or refer you to the CDA.
CDA Secure Send
Pump up the security of your practice with CDA Secure Send and exchange patient information with other dentists securely and easily.
ODA Suggested Fee Guides
Inform your fee structure. The ODA Suggested Fee Guide for General Practitioners is an informational resource that helps you develop fees that are fair and reasonable for you and your patients. We also publish guides for certified anaesthesiologists, endodontists, periodontists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, pediatric dentists and prosthodontists.
Economic Report to the Dental Profession
Expand your vision. Developed from information gathered from the annual Economic Survey of members, the Economic Report to the Profession is issued every year. It provides you with benchmarks and worksheets to help identify opportunities for improvement in your practice and offers an overview of the economic forces impacting the profession.
ODA Supply Hub
Reduce your costs. The ODA leverages the purchasing power of its membership to get preferred pricing on dental supplies for practices of all sizes. Powered by Sowingo, ODA Supply Hub is your online portal to savings on a broad selection of more than 50,000 dental supplies from authorized suppliers and manufacturers. Order all your supplies in one place and monitor your savings through personalized tracking – at no additional cost to you.
Practice Advisory Services
ODA Practice Advisory Services offers assistance with dental claims adjudication and payment problems, and well as profiling and auditing practices by Plan Administrators. They are just a call away at 416-922-3900 or 800-387-1393, ext. 3301, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our website at ODA.ca is easy-to-use, mobile-friendly, and searchable. Find all your benefits in one place under Member Resources, place an ad for free on our Job & Ad Board, or peruse events in your area. You can update your information and email preferences in your Member Profile.
Job & Ad Board
Broaden your reach. Members can place and search ads for associates, dental staff, practices, equipment and locums for free on our public, easy-to-navigate, online Job & Ad Board.
Dental Benefit Plan Handbook
The Dental Benefit Plan Handbook is a great resource for you and your staff to help patients understand and use the benefits they may be entitled to. The policies and guidelines in the Handbook streamline the processing of pre-treatment forms and claims forms for patients.
Community Demographic Reports
Broaden your data. Want a better understanding about the community in which you practice (or hope to?) A Community Demographic Report gives you insights about the patients who live there and the dental professionals who practice in the area. Choose from a list of ready-to-order reports for the most often requested communities or request one customized to a community of your interest.
Dental Personnel Wage Report
Widen your perspective with our annual Dental Personnel Wage Report. The report provides an overview of the average wage rates for dental staff in Ontario that you can use as a resource in establishing wage rates for your practice.
Ontario Dentist Classified Advertising
Expand your reach. Purchase space in the Ontario Dentist journal’s Classified Ads section to advertise to other ODA members and Ontario Dentist subscribers.
Dentist’s Tax Resources
Grow your tax and financial savvy to succeed in all phases of your career. The Dentist’s Tax and Financial Guide gives you information on tax, accounting and ﬁnancial management concepts for the various stages of your professional career. The Ontario HST and Dentistry Manual provides you with a general understanding of the operation of the Goods and Services Tax and Harmonized Sales Tax as they apply to the dental practice.
Resources for Buying or Selling Your Practice
Preparing to buy or sell a practice involves more questions than you may realize. Our Purchasing a Practice Checklist reviews the key practice value, financial and legal considerations to take into account when you are thinking of purchasing a practice. The Opening a Dental Practice Guide will help you understand the legislative and regulatory requirements for opening and running a dental office. And the Transitioning Out of Your Practice Checklist reviews the key points to take into account when you are considering transitioning out of your practice.