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Oct 07, 2020, 05:00 ET AAOMS recognizes award winners during Annual Meeting

The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) honored more than 20 award recipients for their accomplishments in education,...


Aug 20, 2020, 05:00 ET AAOMS to hold its first-ever virtual Annual Meeting

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) is offering the 2020 Virtual AAOMS Annual...


Dec 18, 2019, 05:00 ET Grants awarded to oral and maxillofacial surgeons for volunteer service

The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) and the Henry Schein Cares Foundation are supporting the volunteer service of...


Nov 12, 2019, 05:00 ET JOMS study: Scooter crashes significantly associated with head and face injuries

Proper protective equipment, bicycle lanes and safety policies could help significantly reduce head and face injuries that result from crashes...


Oct 30, 2019, 05:00 ET 2019-20 AAOMS officers, trustees elected

Victor L. Nannini, DDS, FACS, was introduced as the 102nd president of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) during its ...


Oct 24, 2019, 07:00 ET AAOMS presents awards during Annual Meeting

The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) presented more than 20 awards for achievements in education, research, advocacy...


Oct 10, 2019, 05:00 ET JOMS study: Facial injuries less likely to occur in bicyclists who wear helmets

Bicyclists who wear helmets are less likely to experience a facial injury in a bicycle crash, according to a study in the October issue of the...


Aug 28, 2019, 05:00 ET Dental Implant Conference to highlight latest in reconstruction advances

Dental implants offer patients a long-term solution to missing teeth, and new advances in implant materials and procedures are discovered every year. ...


Jun 19, 2019, 06:00 ET Future of oral and maxillofacial surgery to be on display at AAOMS Annual Meeting

New research and its impact on oral and maxillofacial surgery and patient care will be the focus of the American Association of Oral and...


Apr 04, 2019, 06:00 ET April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Self-exams, early detection can save lives

Because early detection of oral cancer offers a greater chance of a cure, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) is...


Apr 03, 2019, 06:00 ET National organizations unite to promote facial safety in April

Six national organizations are teaming up in April for National Facial Protection Month to promote the use of protective gear – such as mouth guards...


Mar 21, 2019, 06:00 ET JOMS study: CT scans overused in patients with dental infections

Computed tomography (CT) is used excessively for scanning dental infections even though history and physical examinations can help correctly diagnose ...


Mar 14, 2019, 06:00 ET JOMS study: Elective neck surgery can improve outcomes for patients with rare oral cancer

Elective surgery that removes lymph nodes from the neck is effective in treating patients with a type of aggressive oral cancer, resulting in...


Feb 28, 2019, 15:01 ET AAOMS advocates for federal legislation to provide insurance coverage for patients with congenital craniofacial anomalies

All private group and individual health insurance plans would be required to cover medically necessary services resulting from birth defects under...


Feb 05, 2019, 06:00 ET Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation concludes successful $1 million fundraising campaign

After surpassing its $1 million 2018 Annual Fund campaign goal, the OMS Foundation is poised to further support research and education that can...


Jan 15, 2019, 05:00 ET AAOMS, Henry Schein Cares Foundation present grants to OMS volunteers

The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) and the Henry Schein Cares Foundation are supporting the volunteerism of four...


Aug 01, 2018, 05:00 ET AAOMS to honor its 100th anniversary at its Annual Meeting in Chicago

The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) will celebrate its centennial anniversary during its 100th Annual Meeting,...


Apr 25, 2018, 02:00 ET April is National Facial Protection Month

Some dental and facial injuries sustained in sports activities are preventable. April is National Facial Protection Month (NFPM) and five dental...


Mar 08, 2018, 05:00 ET JOMS study: Reconstruction of facial gunshot wounds improved by computer-aided surgery

Using an innovative new protocol employing computer-aided surgery for reconstructing facial gunshot wounds can result in many benefits, including...


Jan 04, 2018, 08:58 ET JOMS study: Rate of sexually transmitted virus-related mouth and throat cancer increasing

The rate of sexually transmitted virus-related mouth and throat cancer is rising 2.5 percent per year in the United States, even though the overall...


Nov 15, 2017, 01:30 ET AAOMS garners awards for its Informational Campaign

A national campaign launched by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) to inform the public of the training, skills and...


Oct 13, 2017, 02:30 ET AAOMS honors oral and maxillofacial surgeons during Annual Meeting

More than 20 oral and maxillofacial surgeons were honored by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) for contributing to...


Oct 06, 2017, 02:30 ET JOMS study: Oral biopsies provide opportunity to discuss oral cancer risk factors

A new study suggests a doctor-patient discussion of risk factors at the time of oral cancer biopsies could be "an important initial step" toward...


Oct 06, 2017, 02:30 ET JOMS study: New method offers lower dose of local anesthetic

A lower dose of the local anesthetic lidocaine can be made as effective as a higher dosage by changing the formulation's acidity, giving oral and...


Oct 06, 2017, 02:30 ET JOMS study: Surgical navigation a useful tool for oral and facial surgery

Surgical navigation is a "very promising" tool for oral and maxillofacial surgeons, although its high cost and steep learning curve are possible...