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

BISOM Annual Belfast Scientific Meeting 2022

Wellbeing Support for the Dental Team

The Wellbeing Guide for Dental Teams outlines how to assess your own mental health and wellbeing and provides resources for self-care, including the range of organisations available to support you. Find out more here. [...]


Consultant in Oral Medicine – Edinburgh Dental Institute

Please find details of a new Oral Medicine Consultant Post in Edinburgh Dental Institute. This post will  be advertised through the Scottish JobTrain portal at The closing date for applications is 26th January 2022 with an interview date of 4th March 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 [...]