News and Events/Courses

Setting New Expectations in Pain Management: EXPAREL® (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) in Oral Surgery: Monday, May 1, 2017 at Morton’s Steakhouse in Richmond, VA

Alternative to Narcotics News Report- Dr. Tim Gocke Interview

April 3, 2017

http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/health/Virginia-Dentist-Offers-Alternative-to-Narcotics-for-Pain-417729273.html

AAOMS Day on the Hill- VSOMS Representation

April 3, 2017

AAOMS held their annual Day on the Hill March 21-22.  Dr. Jim Solomon, Dr. Tom Padgett, Dr. Bryan Wheeler (VCU resident) and Dr. Caroline Webber attended from Virginia. Click here to view information on the issues addressed during this special day on the Hill.

Dr. N. Ray Lee Receives 2017 VSOMS Distinguished Service Award

February 25, 2017

Dr. N. Ray Lee was awarded as the 2017 recipient of the Virginia Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (VSOMS) Distinguished Service Award in Richmond on February 25th.  VSOMS member and friend, Dr. Brian McAndrew, presented him with the award on behalf of VSOMS during the Society’s 2017 Annual Meeting reception at the Williamsburg Lodge.  The Distinguished Service award is the highest tribute to a VSOMS member.  Dr. Lee has served the VSOMS, AAOMS and the VDA in numerous capacities throughout his long career as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Virginia.  Most importantly, he has contributed decades of care to thousands of patients.  When accepting the award, Dr. Lee expressed how fortunate he felt to be part of such a rewarding and fulfilling profession.

May 19, 2015

Missions of Mercy (MOM) Project Donation from Carol Gammons CAbi Trunk Show at VSOMS Annual Meeting

Carol Gammons hosted a CAbi clothing trunk show for attendees and guests at the VSOMS Annual Meeting on April 11. Today she presented the VDA Foundation Interim Executive Director Jess Park and MOM Director of Logistics Barbara Rollins with a generous donation: 15% of her profit from sales at the VSOMS Annual Meeting CAbi Trunk show are being contributed to the MOM Project!  VSOMS Executive Director, Laura Givens, was on hand as well to thank Carol.

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VSOMS Advises Membership on Itinerant Anesthesia

May 15, 2015

In light of the recent changes to the Virginia Board of Dentistry Anesthesia and Sedation Regulations, the VSOMS has elected to issue this important advisory opinion to its members in regards to itinerant anesthesia. Itinerant Anesthesia Advisory Opinion.

Dr. Rob Strauss Receives 2015 VSOMS Distinguished Service Award 

April 13, 2015 

VSOMS President, Dr. Jim Solomon and VSOMS Executive Council Member and friend of Dr. Strauss’, Dr. Brian McAndrew, presented him with the award on behalf of VSOMS during the VSOMS 2015 Annual Meeting at the Westin Virginia Beach Town Center on April 11.  The Distinguished Service award is the highest tribute that the Society can pay to a VSOMS member.  Dr. Strauss has contributed many years of service and dedication to VSOMS,  the VCU School of Dentistry, the OMS Specialty and dentistry.  This award was a small token to express the Society’s appreciation for all he has done for the specialty.

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