The history of Iranian society
oral & maxillofacial surgeons
The first activities about
association establishment started in
1974, then the first public reunion
was taken placed with the presence
of 6 specialist of that era
consisted of Dr.Bahram
Javid(Shiraz), Dr Farmarz Safarnia, Dr
Abolhasan Mesgarzadeh, Dr Morteza
Moeeinzadeh, Dr bahram Malakooti, Dr
Esmaeel Yazdi, after the early
sessions in 1975,and Dr Esmael Yazdi
wsa elected as head of managing
The title of oral and jaw surgery
was changed to oral & maxillofacial
surgery after the continues efforts
in 1982,but no name changing
happened in license of association
The last election of association was
done in 2006 with presence of more
than 150 specialist of that era, and
Dr Hosein Mortazavi was elected as
head of association.
We mention some of this association
such as managing of 3 international
congress, presenting educational
courses for specialist and dentists,
protecting our major rights against
other majors' attracts and
activities which overlap our works,
and publishing of paper and
scientific and research magazine..
There are some information provided
regarding our situation in IRAN.
Iran Population is 75/000/000 and
1648000 Sq kilometer large.
The number of Iranian Medical
council members are 195/000
including M.D., D.M.D., pharmacist,
The number of Dentist is 24/000.
The number of Dental specialists is
The number of Dental school is 18
with 6 years program.
The number of dental school students
OMFS Residency programs are 8.
Length of Residency Program is 5
The total number of Resident is 75.
The number of OMFS is 160.
Our Society established 1975.
Residency program started 1975.
The number of plastic surgeons is
The number of ENT is 1200
Base of Residency education
comparable to U.S .
Scope of OMFS is full Scope with
facial cosmetic surgery.
Would you please kindly ask any
further information may you need.
H. Mortazavi M.D., D.M.D., OMFS
President of Iranian Society Oral &
Previous Board of Directors (2005 -
H.Mortazavi M.D, D.M.D, OMFS, FICD
H.Behnia D.M.D, OMFS
M.Bayat D.M.D, OMFS
A.Hasani D.M.D, OMFS
B.Rahsepar D.M.D, OMFS
B. Akhavan Azari- DMD, OMFS
K. Taheri Talesh- DMD, OMFS