Oral Medicine Is Now an 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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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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AAOM Webinar — COVID-19: The Known and the Unknown in Dentistry and Oral Medicine

Join us for a complimentary webinar by AAOM. This webinar will include a panel discussion with Dr. Craig Miller and Dr. Michael Glick. 

Event Details
Friday, May 29
8:00 am PST via Zoom

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Save the Date for AAOM 2021

The AAOM 2021 Annual Conference is scheduled to be held Tuesday, April 13 – Saturday, April 17, at the Hyatt Regency Seattle. We hope to see you there!


The American Academy of Oral Medicine (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.

AAOM is proud to partner with the following organizations:

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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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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