Professional Resources

American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

ABOMS, the certifying board for the specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery in the United States, is recognized and approved by the Council on Dental Education of the American Dental Association. ABOMS establishes criteria for competence and knowledge that determine a sufficient and acceptable ability to safely practice the specialty.

Hospital Privileges

Establishing and maintaining a successful oral and maxillofacial surgery practice involves complex credentialing, accreditation, and quality measurement processes. AAOMS has excellent resources to assist you.

AAOMS encourages its members to obtain privileges at one or more local hospitals. The association offers advice to simplify the process and support if challenges are encountered.