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Comments invited on applications to recognize orofacial pain, oral medicine as dental specialties

September 10, 2019 The National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards is inviting public comment on two applications for specialty recognition requesting that orofacial pain and oral medicine be recognized as dental specialties.

Written comments on the applications, submitted by the American Academy of Orofacial Pain and American Academy of Oral Medicine, are due Oct. 28.
   
The National Commission is inviting public comment for a sixty (60) day period according to its Application Process for Recognition of a Dental Specialty protocol based on the applicant’s compliance with the ADA Requirements for Recognition of Dental Specialties.
   
Submit comments to Catherine Baumann, director, National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards, 211 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 or baumannca@ada.org.
   
To review the American Academy of Orofacial Pain application and the American Academy of Oral Medicine application, visit ADA.org/ncrdscb.