ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 16 Dr. Larry J. Moore of Altadena, Calif., was elected Vice President of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons during the Association's 90th Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition in Seattle, Wash, September 16-21, 2008. Since 2006, Dr. Moore has served as a trustee on the AAOMS Board of Trustees representing AAOMS fellows and members practicing in the District VI jurisdictions of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington.
"I am grateful for this opportunity to serve my OMS colleagues as Vice President of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons," said Dr. Moore following his election. "As the association's Vice President, I look forward to continuing my efforts to further the goals of the Association and help our fellows and members provide the full scope of OMS practice to their patients."
Dr. Moore is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and an AAOMS fellow. In addition to AAOMS, he is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists.
Dr. Moore maintains a private practice with offices in Chino Hills, Calif. He is also a lecturer in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the UCLA School of Dentistry. He received his dental degree and a masters degree in oral biology at the UCLA School of Dentistry and completed his surgical residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Moore and his wife, Jill, reside in Altadena, Calif.
More than 5,000 registrants, including oral and maxillofacial surgeons from around the world, attended the AAOMS Annual Meeting where they conducted association business, discussed surgical procedures, earned continuing education credits and met with dental industry suppliers.
Saving Faces | Changing Lives -- The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the professional organization representing more than 8,000 oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the United States, supports its fellows' and members' ability to practice their specialty through education, research and advocacy. AAOMS fellows and members comply with rigorous continuing education requirements and submit to periodic office examinations, ensuring the public that all office procedures and personnel meet stringent national standards.
SOURCE American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons