Tuesday, May 21

Time Event Location Speakers
8:00 am - 5:00 pm  ABOM Board Exam, Part A    
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  Registration Opens    
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Executive Committee Meeting, Closed Meeting    

Wednesday, May 22

Time Event Location Speakers
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Opens    
8:00 am - 12:00 pm  AAOM Fellowship Exam    
8:00 am - 12:30 pm ABOM Board Review Course    
  Welcome & Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology   Speaker: Alessandro Villa
  Dental Management of the Medically Complex Patient   Speaker: Bhavik Desai, PhD, DMD
  Pharmacology   Speaker: Joel Napeñas
  Orofacial Pain    Speaker: Andres Pinto, DMD, MPH, MSCE, MBA, FDSRCS (Ed)
  Oral Medicine    Speaker: Eric Stoopler 
  Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology   Speaker: Sook Bin Woo
  Laboratory Medicine    Speaker: Kenataro Ikeda, DDS, MPh, FDS RCSEd   
  Message from the American Board of Oral Medicine     
8:00 am - 5:00 pm ABOM Exam, Part B 1, 2, 3, & 5    
  ABOM Exam, Part B #1    
  ABOM Exam, Part B #2    
  ABOM Exam, Part B #3    
  ABOM Exam, Part B #5    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm  ABOM Exam, Part B #4    
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Board of Trustees Meeting     
6:10 pm - 6:30 pm  Overview of AAOM History   Speaker: Martin Tyler, DDS, Med.
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm  Sol Silverman Lecture:
Reducing the Toxicity While Maintaining Efficacy: Emerging Advances in the Administration of Radiation Therapy

Moderator: John Robinson, DDS

Keynote Speaker: Sue. S. Yom, M.D., Ph.D. 

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Welcome to AAOM Annual Meeting and Reception     

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Thursday, May 23

Time Event Location Speakers
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration     
7:00 am - 8:00 am Past President's Breakfast (closed meeting)    
7:00 am - 8:00 am  Continental Breakfast    
7:30 am - 8:00 am World Workshop in Oral Medicine Updates    
8:00 am - 9:30 am Plenary I Session: Integration of Oral Health into General Healthcare   Moderator: Bruce Donoff, DMD, MD
  The Role of Oral Medicine in Primary Care   Speaker: Peter B. Lockhart, DDS
  Integrating Oral & Medical Health Care:  Highlights in the Economic Perspective   Speaker: Bruce Donoff, DMD, MD
  Personalized/Precision Medicine: Implications for Oral Medicine   Speaker: Camile Farah, BDSc, W.Aust, MDSc, Ph.D., GCEd(HE), GCExLead, FRACDS, FOMAA FIAOO, FICD, FPFA, UQ
9:30 am - 9:50 am Break    
9:50 am - 10:40 am Jonathan Ship Lecture:
Global Burden of Orofacial Disorders: Prevalence, Disability, Solutions

Moderator: ABOM

Speaker: Mark Drangsholt, DDS, MPH, Ph.D.

10:40 am - 11:30 am  Lester Burket Award
Each year, residents of the accredited US and Canadian oral medicine training programs compete to receive the Lester Burket Award for exemplary research. Awardees present their research during this session.

Bhavik Desai, PhD, DMD

Ken Ikeda, DDS, MPh, FDS RCSEd   

11:30 am - 1:00 pm Lunch (on your own)    
  ABOM Diplomates Luncheon    
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 

Oral Abstracts Session I


Bhavik Desai, PhD, DMD

Ken Ikeda, DDS, MPh, FDS RCSEd 

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm Break    
2:50 pm - 3:30 pm  Honorary Member Lecture:
Clonidine: A Novel Way for Managing Hypertension in the Dental Office

Moderator: Craig Miller, DMD, MS

Speaker: Robert Henry, DMD, MPH

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm  Oral Medicine Practice Session I: Pharmacotherapeutics and Beyond    Moderator: James Cade, DDS
  Update on the Opioid Crises: What Can We Do About It    

Speaker: James Cade, DDS

  New Generation Anticoagulant in Dental Practice: Guidelines and Precautions   Speaker: Cindy Leissinger, MD
  Integrative Medicine: How to Complement your Patients' Care?  

Speakers: Dharti Patel, DMD, FCD RCS Ed


5:00 pm - 5:45 pm Meet the Presidents    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm  Posters Session    

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Friday, May 24

Time Event Location Speakers
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Opens     
7:00 am - 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast 

7:30 am - 8:00 am

General Assembly Meeting 

8:00 am - 9:30 am 

Multidisciplinary Expert Panel in Orofacial Pain: How to Solve the Dilemma in Facial Pain: An Interactive Case-Based Discussion


Gary D. Klasser, DMD, Cert. Orofacial Pain

Speakers: Henry Gremillion, DDS, MAGD (Orofacial Pain); Maria-Carmen Wilson, MD (Neurology & Headache); Dennis Paul, PhD (Pharmacology); Eric Cedor, PT, DPT, ScD, COMT (Physical Therapy)

9:30 am - 9:50 am 


9:50 am - 10:40 am

Samuel Charles Miller Lecture:
Oral Complications of Cancer Therapy: Findings from OraStem and OraRad


Moderators: Thomas Sollecito, DMD

Speaker: Mike Brennan, DDS

10:40 am - 11:40 am

OTOD Session: Resident Cases 


Bhavik Desai, PhD, DMD

Ken Ikeda, DDS, MPh, FDS RCSEd 

11:40 am - 1:10 pm

Lunch (on your own)

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

OOOO Journal Editor's Luncheon

1:10 pm - 3:30 pm

Oral Abstracts II


Moderator: Bhavik Desai, PhD, DMD

Ken Ikeda, DDS, MPh, FDS RCSEd 

3:10 pm - 3:30 pm


3:30 pm - 5:00 pm 

Plenary II Session: Oral Medicine and Oncology Care

  Moderator: Jonelyn Langenstein, MM, MS, CCC-SLP
  The Reciprocal Interaction Between Oral Medicine and Hematology-Oncology   Speaker: Stephen Sonis, DMD, DMSc
  Quality of Life Improvement in Head and Neck Cancer Patients: The Role of the Nutritionist   Speaker: Michele Fradella, RD, CSO, LDN
  Reversing Negative Outcomes of Cancer Therapy: Collaboration Between Oral Medicine and Speech Therapy   Speaker: Jonelyn Langenstein, MM, MS, CCC-SLP
2:40 pm - 3:00 pm  Break    
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm  Resident Session  


7:00 pm - 10:00 pm President's Awards Banquet
(*This is a ticketed event, you must RSVP and pay during registration to attend this banquet)

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Saturday, May 25

Time Event Location Speakers
7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast     
7:30 am - 2:00 pm 


8:00 am - 9:30 am 

Plenary III Session: Interdisciplinary Innovations: The Mission of Combating Autoimmune and Immune Derived Disease

   Moderator: Alan Nathaniel Baer
  Advances in Laboratory Medicine for Detection of Connective Tissue Diseases   Speaker:
Kari Connolly, MD
  Innovative Collaborations in Oral Medicine and Dermatology    Speaker:
Nicole Renee Leboeuf, MD
  SjÓ§gren Syndrome Research: A Model of Interprofessional Interaction   Speaker:
Alan Nathaniel Baer, MD
9:30 am - 9:50 am Break    
9:50 am - 11:50 am Meet the Expert Session
The Meet the Expert session is designed to allow an open discussion with experts in areas within the field of Oral Medicine. Conference attendees will pre-register for two 45-minute sessions, with final session assignments provided upon checking in on-site at the conference. As space for each Expert session is limited, please only attend the sessions for which you are assigned. This is a unique opportunity to learn from leading experts in the field so please come prepared with questions! 


  Critical Issues in Systematic Reviews   Speaker
Craig Miller, DMD, MS
  Industry Supported Trials for New Practitioners   Speaker: Arwa M. Farag, BDS, DMSc, Dip ABOM, Dip ABOP, FDS RCSEd.
  Challenges in Orofacial Pain Diagnosis  

Henry Gremillion, DDS, MAGD

Gary D. Klasser, DMD, Cert. Orofacial Pain

  Utilization of Social Media in Oral Medicine   

Jaisri R. Thoppay, DDS, MBA, MS

  Navigating the Red Tape of Oral Medicine Practice   

Andres Pinto, DMD, MPH, MSCE, MBA, FDSRCS (Ed)

  How to Personalize your Patient Care: Insights on the Future of Clinical Practice  

Speaker: Camile Farah, BDSc W.Aust, MDSc, Ph.D., GCEd(HE), GCExLead, FRACDS, FOMAA FIAOO, FICD, FPFA, UQ

11:50 am - 1:10 pm Lunch (on your own)    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  AAOM Executive Committee Meeting     
1:10 pm - 3:10 pm Oral Medicine Practice Session II: Empowering the future of Oral Medicine   Moderator:
Scott DeRossi, DMD
  Clinical Leadership in Oral Medicine    Speaker:
Scott DeRossi, DMD
  Clinical Oral Medicine: From Academia to Private Practice   Speaker:
Mike Brennan, DDS
  Mid-Level Providers in Oral Medicine   Speaker:
Michelle Baxter, APRN
  The Role of Forensic Odontology in Catastrophic Emergencies & Natural Disasters   Speaker:
Robin Ainsworth, DDS

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