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

Job advertisement: Consultant post – Guy’s and St Thomas’, London

Applications are open for a full-time consultant post in Oral Medicine at Guy’s and St Thomas’, London. The closing date for applications is the 28th of July 2022 with an interview date of 15th September 2022. All enquiries should be directed to Dr Helen McParland at Click here for more information. [...]


Obituary: Professor Sir David Mason

Professor Sir David Mason, CBE, BDS, MB ChB, MD, FRCS Glas, FDSRCSE, FRC Path, FRSE Professor Sir David Mason, who died on the 27th of March 2022 was a central figure in UK and indeed international Oral Medicine. Qualified in both dentistry and medicine, and a Fellow in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of [...]


Job advertisement: Guy’s Hospital, London

Applications are open for a Specialty Dentist post in Oral Medicine at Guy’s Hospital. The post is offered as part time – 4 days per week, for 12 months fixed-term. Closing date 22nd July 2022, proposed interview date 28th July 2022. Those interested should contact Dr Helen McParland at For further information, please visit: [...]