IAOMT has many friends and allies among forward-thinking health professionals and consumer advocates whose goals align with our mission of investigating and communicating safe science-based treatments to promote whole-body health. Here are some of their websites, arranged by these categories:
The IAOMT promotes active cooperation between dentists and other health practitioners and researchers so that patients can experience a more optimum level of health. The following organizations advocate for integrative health approaches, and most of them offer directories of professionals who have incorporated the oral-systemic connection into their education and practices:
• Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM)
The Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM) is dedicated to engaging a global community of health professionals and health seekers in innovative education, leadership, interprofessional collaboration, research and advocacy that embraces all global healing traditions, to promote the creation of health and the delivery of evidence-informed comprehensive, affordable, sustainable person-centered care.
• American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM)
The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) is an international association of physicians and other professionals interested in the clinical aspects of humans and their environment. The AAEM provides research and education in the recognition, treatment and prevention of illnesses induced by exposures to biological and chemical agents encountered in air, food and water.
• The American Academy of Ozonotherapy (AAO)
The American Academy of Ozonotherapy (AAO) is an academy of health professionals dedicated to establishing standards for the art and science of Ozonotherapy, educating the public and other health professionals about the many uses of Ozonotherapy in medicine, and promoting research in Ozonotherapy.
• American Academy for Oral Systemic Health (AAOSH)
The American Academy for Oral Systemic Health (AAOSH) is an organization of healthcare leaders and health professionals dedicated to expanding awareness of the relationship between oral health and whole body health. AAOSH membership includes and is open to health professionals from many allied health disciplines, corporate supporters and sponsors, health educators, and healthcare leaders.
• American Academy of Physiological Medicine & Dentistry (AAPMD)
Founded in 2012, the American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry (AAPMD) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing its professional membership tools and ability to recognize the role and importance of optimal airway physiology and sleep in the areas of health, development, performance, and function.
• American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP)
The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) is the national professional society representing licensed naturopathic doctors. AANP aims to increase awareness of and expand access to naturopathic physicians, help its members build successful medical practices, and expand the body of naturopathic medicine research.
• American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM)
The American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating physicians and other health care professionals on the safe and effective application of integrative medicine. ACAM’s healthcare model focuses on prevention of illness and a strive for total wellness.
• American Functional Medicine Association (AFMA)
The mission of the American Functional Medicine Association (AFMA), a non-profit organization, is to support the education and functional and integrative medicine by providing the highest levels of scientific information through medical education conferences. This field of medicine focuses on the person as a whole.
• Best Answer for Cancer (BAFC)
Best Answer for Cancer Foundation (BAFC)’s mission is to improve the quality of life and treatment of cancer patients with a holistic platform, targeted cancer therapies, and a patient-centered approach. BAFC believes the best standard of cancer care is one that provides the best quality of life during treatment and the best outlook for a long, vital life.
• Bioregulatory Medicine Institute (BRMI)
The Bioregulatory Medicine Institute (BRMI) is a non-profit program of the Marion Institute, founded to promote the science and art of biological regulatory (“bioregulatory”) medicine, and to increase public knowledge and integration of bioregulatory medicine as a wholistic and evidence-based medical system.
• The Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine (FAIM)
The Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine (FAIM) searches for effective, nontoxic, and low-cost alternative medical therapies. FAIM then conducts retrospective studies and partners with medical facilities, foundations, hospitals, and universities for the development of clinical trials to demonstrate the effectiveness of a therapy.
• Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM)
The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) advances the highest expression of individual health by advocating Functional Medicine as the standard of care. To achieve this goal, their work is primarily focused in education, access, economic viability, collaboration & development, and research.
• International College of Integrative Medicine (ICIM)
The International College of Integrative Medicine (ICIM) is a community of dedicated physicians who advance innovative therapies in integrative medicine by conducting educational conferences, supporting research, and cooperating with other scientific organizations, while always promoting the highest standards of practice.
• National Foundation for Integrative Medicine (NFIM)
The National Foundation for Integrative Medicine (NFIM) is a non-profit foundation committed to finding 21st century medical solutions. Their goals are simple: safely restore your vibrant health; support transformational research and development (R&D); drive technology transition into clinical practice; assist practitioners with CME, education and technology options; and ultimately guide our nation back to health.
The IAOMT is dedicated to scientifically based biological dentistry. Dentists who are equally dedicated to practicing non-toxic dentistry and who may use techniques that are alternative or holistic can be found through these organizations:
• Holistic Dental Association (HDA)
The Holistic Dental Association (HDA) has been providing support and guidance to practitioners of holistic and alternative dentistry, as well as informing the public of the benefits of holistic dentistry for their health and well-being.
• International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine (IABDM)
The IABDM is a network of dentists, physicians and allied health professionals committed to caring for the whole person – body, mind, spirit and mouth. They are dedicated to advancing excellence in the art and science of biological dentistry.