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Oral medicine: Two disciplines, one purpose

December 16, 2022

In 2020, the American Dental Association officially recognized oral medicine as the 11th dental specialty, but for more than 75 years, oral medicinists like David Ojeda Diaz, DDS, have been bridging the practice of medicine and dentistry.