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Oral Medicine Is Now an ADA-Recognized Dental Specialty

11th ADA-Recognized Dental Specialty On March 2, the Board of the National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards voted in favor of specialty recognition of Oral Medicine. This makes Oral Medicine the 11th ADA recognized dental specialty.


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ADA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Center for Dentists


The ADA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Center for Dentists provides resources and guidance to help dentists navigate this unprecedented time for their practices, staff and patients.

Available to you:

  • Return to Work Interim Guidance Toolkit
  • SBA Loan Resources
  • Practice Resources
  • Webinars and Learning Opportunities
  • FAQ
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Join AAOM - Become a Member

Membership with AAOM comes with a suite of benefits to help you further your education, widen your professional network, stay current on the latest oral medicine research, and keep you at the cutting edge of patient care. 

And, Oral Medicine is now the 11th ADA-recognized dental specialty.

Join AAOM today to prepare for your future.

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Save the Date for the 2022 AAOM Annual Conference

Save the Date for the 2022 AAOM Annual Conference

Save the date to join us at the historic hotel, The Peabody Memphis, in Memphis, Tennessee Tuesday, May 3 through Saturday, May 7.

The American Academy of Oral Medicine (AAOM): Representing the Discipline of Oral Medicine


Oral Medicine is the specialty of dentistry responsible for the oral health care of medically complex patients and for the diagnosis and management of medically-related diseases, disorders, and conditions affecting the oral and maxillofacial region. Our members care for thousands of patients whose underlying medical condition affect oral health and delivery of dental care. We advocate for optimal oral health and healthcare for everyone with medical illness.

Founded in 1945, AAOM offers credentialing, resources, and professional community for oral medicine practitioners. Our membership provides care to thousands. We also offer resources—including our Find a Doctor feature—to help the public take advantage of this uniquely qualified specialty. Learn more about our Oral Medicine Experts.

AAOM is proud to partner with the following organizations:

American Board of Oral Medicine European Association of Oral Medicine Logo Oral Cancer Foundation Logo
American Board of Oral Medicine European Association of Oral Medicine The Oral Cancer Foundation

Practitioner Resources

 The American Academy of Oral Medicine promotes excellence in the management of oral health, with a special emphasis on the medically complex patient. We invite all healthcare providers to join the Academy, participate in our community and receive the benefits of membership.

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Member Highlight - Kentaro Ikeda, DDS

Kentaro IkedaDeveloping a professional network and the supportive collegial interactions through the AAOM and its annual meetings were invaluable to my growth and career in oral medicine...

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