Dr. Larry J. Moore is 2010-2011 President of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Larry J. Moore, DDS, MS, of Altadena, Calif, assumed the presidency of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons during the Association’s 92nd Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition in Chicago, Illinois, September 27 – October 2, 2010. Dr. Moore comes to this position following one-year terms as the association’s President-elect and Vice President. Prior to his election as an officer of the association, he served three years as a trustee on the AAOMS Board of Trustees representing fellows and members practicing in the District VI jurisdictions of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington.
“I am grateful to my colleagues for the confidence they have placed in me and look forward to leading the Board of Trustees of this illustrious organization in the coming year,” says Dr. Moore. “As the healthcare landscape continues to shift, the patient care delivery system is striving to adapt to the ongoing evolution. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons, with our extensive dental/surgical training, are vital members of the healthcare team and AAOMS’ immediate focus will be to ensure that the specialty’s practitioners remain best prepared and positioned for this changing environment.”
Dr. Moore is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a fellow of the AAOMS, the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. In addition to AAOMS, he is a member of several professional organizations including the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.
Dr. Moore maintains a private practice with offices in Chino Hills, Calif. He is also a lecturer in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program at King/Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He received his dental degree and a master’s 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 LivesÃ‚® – The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the professional organization representing more than 9,000 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 toperiodic office examinations, ensuring the public that all office procedures and personnel meet stringent national standards.
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