1981 First ABOMR Diplomates certified by credentials.
1983 First Board examination conducted at UCLA School of Dentistry.
1984 The American Academy of Dental Radiology (AADR) celebrated its Silver 25th Anniversary.
1986 The AADR tentatively considered combining with the American Academy of Oral Medicine and the Organization of Teachers of Oral Diagnosis to form the American Academy of Oral Diagnosis, Radiology, and Medicine (AODRM)
1988 The AADR decided not to be a part of the umbrella group of the American Academy of Oral Diagnosis, Radiology, and Medicine
1989 The name was changed to the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (AAOMR) at the Honolulu Annual Session