American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Founded in 1918, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) is the not-for-profit professional association serving the specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery, representing more than 9,500 fellows, members and residents in the U.S., as well as 250 affiliate members from nations around the world and 500 professional allied staff employed in member offices. More than 90 percent of oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the U.S. belong to AAOMS. In addition, AAOMS boasts state component societies in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and eight regional component societies.
AAOMS strives to provide a means of self-government relating to professional standards, ethical behavior and responsibilities of its fellows and members; to advance the specialty; and to support its fellows and members through education, research and advocacy.
Major activities include monthly publication of the renowned Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; the AAOMS Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition, attended by approximately 5,000 people each year; an annual dental implant conference; practice management programs; educational and research activities; programs to support professional issues such as hospital privileging and anesthesia; advocacy and comprehensive government relations activities; and educational programs for professional allied staff, including the DAANCE certification program.
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