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.

BISOM Annual Meeting

Belfast – 31st March – 1st April 2022

Joint FDS-BISOM Pump Priming Grant

The Faculty of Dental Surgery in conjunction with the British and Irish Society of Oral Medicine invites applications for Pump-Priming grants which will be for up to £10,000 and are intended to support research designed to benefit community or population oral health and should be related to the field of Oral Medicine. Click here for [...]


Prof. Martin Thornhill – 2021 Distinguished Scientist in Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Toxicology Research

A University of Sheffield academic has received one of the highest awards by the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), for his work on clinical and translational dentistry research. Professor Martin Thornhill, from the University of Sheffield, has been named as the 2021 recipient of the Distinguished Scientist in Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Toxicology Research award by the [...]


Job Advertisement: Specialty Dentist in Oral Medicine – Bristol

Applications are invited for a Speciality Dentist looking to work in our Oral Medicine department at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust. This full-time post is available as a fixed term post for 12 months. Applications are welcomed from suitable applicants that would form part of a team of University of Bristol and [...]