2022 AAOM Fall Meeting

Join The American Academy of Oral Medicine (AAOM) for the 2022 Fall Meeting on October 22, 2022, at the University of California San Francisco.

2023 AAOM Annual Conference

Save the date to join us for the AAOM 2023 Annual Conference Oral Medicine: Pathways to Precision Practice in Savannah, Georgia, May 3-6, 2023. Registration is expected to open in November 2022.

Meantime, you can start booking your hotel now! AAOM has negotiated a conference rate with the Hyatt Regency Savannah of $243.00 per night plus tax.

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Submit a Nomination for AAOM's 2024 Awards

It’s time, once again, to honor and celebrate those individuals whose efforts and contributions advance the goals of the Academy and our profession. All members of AAOM are eligible to nominate or be nominated for these awards. As a member of AAOM, review the award categories listed below and nominate your colleagues and other members of AAOM whose work and contributions have been significant to your practice and to our profession.

Our members play a pivotal role in this process as we honor the work of those who help to shape our profession and to recognize the generations that have come before and will follow after us. You are invited into that tradition and journey. Let the celebration begin!

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The deadline to submit nominations is Monday, October 17, 2022.

2022 AAOM Annual Conference

2022 AAOM Annual Conference

Thank you for joining us at the historic hotel, The Peabody Memphis, in Memphis, Tennessee.

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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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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:

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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 - Michelle Baxter

Michelle BaxterBaxter’s professional interests are in the areas of Oral Medicine and the relationship between oral health and systemic health with a focus on underserved populations and patient-centered care...

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