The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the professional organization representing more than 9,000 oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the United States, supports its members' ability to practice their specialty through education, research, and advocacy. AAOMS 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.

AAOMS Membership Data
(as of January 7, 2016)
Fellows/Members 5,162
Provisional Fellows/Members 203
Affiliate Members 273
Life Fellows/Members 1,884
Candidates for Membership 261
Resident Members 1,196
Retired Fellows/Members 950
Honorary Fellows 23
Inactive Fellows/Members 11
Allied Staff Members 1,396
Total Membership 11,359

The mission of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons is to promote, protect and advance oral and maxillofacial surgery to assure excellence for surgeons and their patients.