Membership & Benefits

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Continuing Education

AAOP’a Annual Scientific Meetings features cutting edge scientific knowledge with clinical take home value at a significant member discount.  Members are also invited to attend member only symposia and workshops such as the Dental Sleep Medicine Symposium that was offered this past October.  AAOP is working to develop mini-residencies, special interest groups and online continuing education.  AAOP members are also invited to attend sister academy meetings around the world at the sister academy member rate. Members are encouraged to attain certification by the American Board of Orofacial Pain (ABOP) which is a requirement for elevation to Fellow of the Academy status.  (ABOP is a separate organization who administers a board exam in orofacial pain).  AAOP MEMBERS RECEIVE SIGNIFICANT DISCOUNTS OFF ALL CE EVENTS AND FREE PODCAST CE.  AAOP Members who register for the annual meeting receive the Online Learning/CE Subscription for no additional costs while those who are unable to attend the meeting may receive the subscription at a 50% discount.

AAOP Website & Member Directory

Inclusion in the AAOP Member Directory features a personalized profile page that can be linked with your professional website and all of your social media outlets.  You control what information is presented to the public and to members.

Subscription to the Journal of Oral & Facial Pain and Headache.

The Journal of Orofacial Pain & Headache is published quarterly and is the official Journal of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, and the European, Australian, Asian, and Ibero-Latin Academies of Craniomandibular Disorders

This journal combines the work of dental and medical professionals involved in treating temporomandibular disorders. It discusses prevailing research, diagnostic techniques, and treatment therapies for orofacial pain, headache, mandibular dysfunction, and occlusion. Pharmacology, physical therapy, surgery, and other pain management methods are covered.

Full-text articles (including tables and figures) are available free of charge to paid subscribers from 2001 to the current issue.

Tables of contents and abstracts are available free of charge to subscribers and non-subscribers alike from 1987 to the current issue

Subscription to the Journal of Oral & Facial Pain and Headache.

The Journal of Orofacial Pain & Headache is published quarterly and is the official Journal of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, and the European, Australian, Asian, and Ibero-Latin Academies of Craniomandibular Disorders

This journal combines the work of dental and medical professionals involved in treating temporomandibular disorders. It discusses prevailing research, diagnostic techniques, and treatment therapies for orofacial pain, headache, mandibular dysfunction, and occlusion. Pharmacology, physical therapy, surgery, and other pain management methods are covered.

Full-text articles (including tables and figures) are available free of charge to paid subscribers from 2001 to the current issue.

Tables of contents and abstracts are available free of charge to subscribers and non-subscribers alike from 1987 to the current issue

Orofacial Pain Guidelines

AAOP Active and Fellow Members Receive Complimentary Orofacial Pain Guidelines upon publication.

AAOP Newsletter

Professional Networking and Development

AAOP Members Forum

Patient Referrals and Information

Leadership/Participation

Research & Training

Camaraderie

AAOP Official Documents

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