Our mission is revolutionizing interdisciplinary healthcare by uniting medicine and dentistry to empower a higher quality of life.
Did you know?
80% of American adults over 35 have some form of Gum Disease.
Oral bacteria have been implicated in the development of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
People with gum disease are nearly twice as likely to suffer from heart disease.
Oral bacteria traveling through the bloodstream have been found to cause stillbirth.
95% of Americans who have diabetes also have periodontal disease.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Over 25 million Americans suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, a condition associated with diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, and car accidents.
Bacteria in the mouth have been linked to oral, esophageal, lung, colorectal, pancreatic, and breast cancers.
AAOSH is connecting medicine and dentistry, with members from across the globe and from wide varieties of the healthcare field. Dentists, physicians, dental hygienists, chiropractors, physical therapists, nurses, office staff, orthodontists, and so many more. Interested in collaboration, education, and saving lives? Join AAOSH today.
join the Oral-Systemic movement
As a member, you will gain access to a number of resources to help you learn and grow your practice, including:
Resource Library - filled with infographics and tools to help your patients
Webinars - 12+ per year, both live and recorded are available for CE credit
Member Directory - For patients to find an oral systemic healthcare professional and for professional networking within your local area.
Private Forum - private groups for you to network and collaborate with like-minded professionals