The British & Irish Society for Oral Medicine is the UK’s recognised authority for clinical care, research and education in oral medicine.

The BISOM provides information on ways in which healthcare professionals can work together to provide improved clinical care and patient outcomes. Click on the links to find out more about becoming a member of the BISOM, the options for further education and opportunities to contribute to research in a range of areas related to oral medicine.

Patients can find guidance about your care and the potential treatment options which may alleviate your pain or resolve your symptoms. You’ll find advice about the steps to take if you are concerned about your health, facts about specific conditions and information about your nearest oral medicine clinic. Please note that you cannot refer yourself for treatment, please visit your dentist and doctor first if you are in pain.

Winter Meeting 2020

Virtual Online Meeting
28th November 2020

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Joint virtual Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics conference – March 2021

The 1st UK restorative dentistry & prosthodontics conference will be held virtually in March 2021. Further details, provisional programme & registration information can be found here. [...]


Joint FDS RCSEng-BISOM Pump Priming Grant

Applications are now open for the 2021 FDS-BISOM Pump Priming Grant. The Joint FDS RCSEng-BISOM pump-priming grant is for up to £10,000 and is intended to support research designed to benefit community or population oral health, and should be related to the field of Oral Medicine. Applicants may be working in any field of dentistry, [...]


BISOM Winter Meeting 2020

The BISOM Online Winter Meeting was held on 28th November 2020. The meeting focussed on the relevance of paediatrics for the oral medicine practitioner and included carefully chosen topics relevant to practice including paediatric rheumatology, dermatology, gastroenterology and safeguarding. [...]