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Organizations of Interest

CANADA

 

ASCBMFQ – Professional Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of Québec 

This association represents Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in Quebec, and works to actively support members through research and fostering special and focused education opportunities.

 

CDA – Canadian Dental Association 

The Canadian Dental Association is dedicated to providing up-to-date information on issues that affect oral health and the practice of dentistry in Canada, both for the public and those practicing dentistry.

 

OSOMS – Ontario Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 

The Ontario Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons has more than 150 members across Ontario. Its mandate as a professional association is to act for, and otherwise represent, its entire membership on matters specific to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons with government, the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, other health care professions, professional associations, regulatory bodies, other stakeholders and the public.

 

RCDC – The Royal College of Dentists of Canada

The mission of The Royal College of Dentists of Canada is to maintain the high standards of practice of the recognized dental specialties by examining qualified candidates for admission to Fellowship, and by working with stakeholders to establish standards for dental specialty education, practice and certification.

 

INTERNATIONAL

 

AAOMS – American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons  

The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons represents more than 9,000 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in the United States and supports its members' ability to practice their specialty through education, research, and advocacy. AAOMS fellows and members comply with rigorous continuing education requirements and submit to periodic office examinations, ensuring the public that all office procedures and personnel meet stringent national standards.

 

ACOMS – The American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 

The mission of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons is to enhance surgical excellence through education and to promote fellowship amongst oral and maxillofacial surgeons. 

The diplomates have joined together in the College for the purpose of enhancing the level of patient care. This enhancement of surgical care through the furthering of research and education in OMS surgery is achieved by the College’s sponsoring of educational programs, research activities, and fellowships as a service to not only the members of the College, but to the profession at large. 

 

BAOMS – British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

The British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is the voice of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in the UK. BAOMS is a registered charity and its objectives are to promote the advancement of education, research and the development of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the British Isles; and to encourage and assist postgraduate education, study and research in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

 

IAOMS – International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 

The International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons is the largest global professional organization representing the specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. From its founding in 1962, the IAOMS has been a friendly community of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, bound together by a common enthusiasm for the well-being of their patients and the advancement of their specialty.