I am excited and thankful to be working alongside so many skilled professionals as we work together to advance our great specialty.
IRVING, Texas (PRWEB) October 14, 2020
The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) has named Dr. B.D. Tiner, DDS, MD, FACS, as its new president. He officially began his one-year term on Oct. 11. Dr. Tiner served as president-elect for AAOMS last year, serving as vice president the year prior to that. He has been an active member of the organization for 37 years.
Dr. Tiner is a surgeon with Alamo Maxillofacial Surgical Associates, a partner practice of U.S. Oral Surgery Management (USOSM). Dr. Tiner’s private practice encompasses all areas of oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMS), including the management of obstructive sleep apnea, orthognathic surgery, dental implants and maxillofacial pathology.
He is a diplomate and past president of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a fellow of both AAOMS and the American College of Surgeons. Additionally, Dr. Tiner is an active member and past president of the Southwest Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Texas Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and serves as an ambassador for the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation.
“Dr. B.D. Tiner is a dedicated and effective leader, and he’s one of the finest oral surgeons the industry has ever seen,” said Richard Hall, USOSM president and CEO. “It is a tremendous honor and responsibility to be named president of AAOMS, which is the industry’s largest professional organization dedicated to surgeon education and patient safety. Dr. Tiner will lead this organization and its people well, and we are excited to acknowledge his achievement and congratulate him by sharing this news.”
A former U.S. Navy Captain, and currently an adjunct clinical professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dr. Tiner has served as a mentor and teacher to countless OMS students and professionals. In addition, he has authored or co-authored numerous scientific publications and book chapters.
Dr. Tiner holds a bachelor’s degree in zoology from Arkansas State University, a DDS from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry and his MD from the University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio. Dr. Tiner’s post-graduate training included an internship in anesthesia and a residency in OMS at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
AAOMS is a nonprofit organization representing more than 9,000 oral and maxillofacial surgeons across the U.S. AAOMS strives to assure excellence in patient care by advancing, promoting and preserving the OMS specialty and the skill and professionalism of its members.
“I am honored and deeply humbled to serve as the 103rd President of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons,” said Dr. Tiner. “I am excited and thankful to be working alongside so many skilled professionals as we work together to advance our great specialty.”
Headquartered in Irving, Texas, USOSM has partner practices spanning six states: Texas, Colorado, Georgia, Tennessee, Minnesota and Alabama. USOSM collaborates with premier oral and maxillofacial surgeons to offer a partnership solution for continued and accelerated practice success. USOSM provides operational, marketing and administrative support services, reinvests resources, and applies best practices to improve clinical and financial performance and produce steadier, more profitable growth for all.