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

Canmore Trust

On 13th June, Professor John Gibson will begin a 1200 mile walk across the length of Great Britain for the Canmore Trust, a charity established in memory of his son Cameron. The Canmore Trust aims to create safe spaces for lives impacted by suicidal distress. In support of our colleague, BISOM will be donating £5000 [...]


Oral Medicine Consultant Vacancies

The following vacancies for oral medicine consultant posts are currently open: Locum Consultant in Oral Medicine, Barts Health NHS Trust.  This is a 12-month fixed term full time post in the first instance with the possibility of securing funding to make it long-term.  Closing date 26th May 2022. See posting on here. Consultant in Oral [...]


New book: Trigeminal Neuralgia and Other Cranial Neuralgias

Trigeminal Neuralgia and Other Cranial Neuralgias: a Practical and Personalised Holistic Approach is a new book edited by Prof J.M. Zakrzewska and Prof T. Nurmikko, published April 2022. It features: Patient histories used to illustrate the key features and management for each chapter Representation from all the medical and dental specialties, as well as psychologists, [...]