In the mid-1980s, Professor Sir David Mason (Glasgow Dental School) and Dr. Dean Millard (University of Michigan School of Dentistry) conceived the idea of convening experts in oral medicine from around the world to explore the current status and future directions of the field. The first 3 World Workshops on Oral Medicine took place in Chicago in 1988, 1993, and 1998. At each conference, approximately 50 global experts in oral medicine participated, and worked in 5 sections to review the current literature and to examine educational standards. These proceedings were published and widely distributed.
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