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Edited By: Bruce Baum and Crispian Scully
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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 22/91 (Dentistry Oral Surgery & Medicine)
Online ISSN: 1601-0825
Oral Diseases is the official journal of the following Oral Medicine Associations:
Founded in 1945 as the American Academy of Dental Medicine, the Academy took its current name in 1966. The members of the American Academy of Oral Medicine include an internationally recognized group of health care professionals concerned with the oral health care of medically compromised patients.
The Academy is a sponsor of the American Board of Oral Medicine responsible for examining and certifying candidates who have received approved postdoctoral training. Requirements correspond to those of national specialty boards.
National meetings of the AAOM at reduced membership rates
Lectures, workshops and seminars
Cooperation with dental and other health care educational institutions in
developing Oral Medicine programs
Sponsorship of the American Board of Oral Medicine
Journal of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontics
Development of pre and postdoctoral Oral Medicine programs
Newsletters and Monographs (Clinician’s Guides) in English and Spanish
Professional recognition fellowships and awards
The Awards and Endowment Fund which sponsors student graduate awards
and abstract and research awards
The British Society for Oral Medicine (BSOM) aims to promote the communication, practice and development to the highest standards of all aspects of Oral Medicine within Great Britain and Ireland.
The EAOM was founded in 1998 based on representation from European countries including Austria, Croatia, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Scotland, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.
The objectives of EAOM are to promote in the field of Oral Medicine:
improved clinical care
education and research
exchange of scientific information
interest at institutions, professional associations and industries
information for governments and other official institutions of the significance of
the role in oral health, and the prevention of orofacial diseases
The International Academy of Oral Medicine, established 2005, draws together, clinicians and scientists worldwide, working on issues relating to the aetiopathogenesis, epidemiology, prevention and management of oral diseases and of oral health in patients with systemic disease. IAOM consists of a wide range of clinicians and scientists worldwide, leaders in their fields, who have united to establish the Academy.
The International Academy of Oral Medicine [IAOM] encompasses the following aspects of diseases arising in the oral cavity, salivary glands, pharynx, and related craniofacial skeleton, lymph nodes and other tissues:
Natural history of oral diseases, basic pathology and diseases mechanisms
Epidemiology, risk factors, prevention, screening, and intervention
Cellular and molecular markers for diagnosis and prognosis
Advances in imaging and other functional diagnostic modalities
Medical and surgical advances
Management of complications, including, pain, osteoradionecrosis, xerostomia,
psychosocial issues and others
Systemic effects of oral diseases and their treatment
Teamwork in oral health care, quality of life, restorative dentistry, maxillofacial prosthetics,
special care dentistry, nursing, speech and swallowing therapy, nutrition, counseling,
as well as palliative and terminal care
Founded in the late 1980’s, the Israeli Society of Oral Medicine (ISOM) is a branch of the Israeli Dental Association. The Society unites oral medicine specialists in all fields of the specialty in Israel: oral (mucosal) diseases, salivary gland diseases and hyposalivation, orofacial pain, oral radiology, oral oncology, halitosis, sensory and taste disturbances, dental care to the medically compromised patient, and dental treatment under sedation and general anesthesia. In addition, the ISOM is the official society of specialists of oral pathology.
The Society represents the profession and the specialists, and is active in the Ministry of Health Committee for Healthcare Coverage, with the goal of expanding the coverage to include novel therapeutics and expended dental care to oncologic and other patients. The Society organizes an annual congress and other scientific and social meetings. Once in 4 years the Society hosts the International Congress in Oral Oncology with the collaboration of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC), the International Society of Oral Oncology (ISOO), and Israel Cancer Association.
The Oral Medicine Academy of Australasia (OMAA) is the peak body representing Oral Medicine Specialists and the field of Oral Medicine in Australia and New Zealand.
OMAA was founded on 30th May 2010 by unanimous vote of oral medicine specialists registered in Australia and New Zealand, who recognized the need for a peak body to represent their interests, and the interests of the specialty field of Oral Medicine following the establishment of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and changes to National Registration legislation. Currently OMAA represents more than 90% of oral medicine specialists in Australia and New Zealand, and supports Full Members (including Fellows), Associate Members (trainees), and Affiliate Members.
The primary aims and objectives of OMAA as per its Constitution are:
- To be the peak body representing Oral Medicine Specialists and the field of Oral Medicine, and act as the authoritative adviser and policy maker on matters related to education, training, assessment and accreditation in the field of Oral Medicine.
- To improve clinical care in the field of Oral Medicine, which is that specialist branch of dentistry concerned with the diagnosis, prevention and predominantly non-surgical management of medically-related disorders and conditions affecting the oral and maxillofacial region, in particular oral mucosal disease and orofacial pain, as well as the oral health care of medically complex patients.
- To promote interest and maintain standards in education and research in Oral Medicine in Australasia at institutions, professional associations and industries.
- To inform governments and other official institutions of the significance of Oral Medicine for oral and systemic health, and the recognition, prevention and treatment of oral diseases.
Reduced Subscription Rates to Members of Select Associations:
If you are a member of the above Associations, Oral Diseases is available at a reduced rate: Please see the subscription page for more information.