AAOM: Representing the Discipline of Oral Medicine

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Oral Medicine is the discipline of dentistry concerned with the oral health care of medically complex patients - including the diagnosis and management of medical conditions that affect 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 DoctorFinder feature - to help the public take advantage of this uniquely qualified specialty. Learn more about our Oral Medicine Experts.


Submit an Abstract for the 2019 AAOM  Conference

The American Academy of Oral Medicine would like to invite abstracts for oral and poster presentations at the annual meeting in May 2019. The abstracts must not be published elsewhere at the time of the submission. Relevant abstracts previously presented within the last 12 months at other conferences, and not yet published, are eligible for submission. The Abstracts Committee for this meeting will select abstracts for poster and oral presentations. Those accepted for oral presentation will be published in the Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology journal.

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American Academy of Oral Medicine (AAOM) is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. AAOM designates this activity for 6 continuing education credits. 
Note: No relevant commercial financial relationships exist for the planner and speakers of the above noted program.

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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Patient Resources

helpOral Medicine practitioners are experts in complex oral and dental situations. They are familiar with and able to treat many complex conditions.

AAOM offers patient information and a directory of specialists for your use.

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