The activity for the development of the affiliation was taken by Danish Jørgen Rud. He was globally arranged, and had served in the popular Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grin Place in Sussex. There he met Sir Terence Ward who was much more internasjonell and later behind the development of the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and was its first president. Jørgen Rud served as general secretary of IAOMS. At the "establishment" 20 June 1965 was Sir Terence and the renowned American Robert Shira nearness with support and a word of wisdom. Different members were chosen, understood teachers and authorities from all Scandinavian nations. As of now the next year, in May 1966, was the primary congress held in Copenhagen. The Association had since gotten great backing, with more than one hundred individuals (as of now 337 individuals). It was chosen that the congresses ought to turn between the Scandinavian nations (in sequential request) and held each year. This happened until 1985. At that point had supply of worldwide meetings and courses have been great to the point that we chose to Congress each two years. But with the global introduction Association had from the earliest starting point (revered in the constitution (stadgarne), was not ignored abroad.
As of now in 1968, two years after the primary congress, it was joined with the Netherlands in the Swedish Tyløsand. Making a reiteration of the considerable number of subjects that through every one of the years has been on the system, would be totally trivial, and the thirteenth. Let me simply specify that in the principal decade, reports and so forth more dentoalveolært imprint, then came to completely and genuinely parallel current break, ortognat surgery and inserts. By survey of the more established projects you can obviously perceive how the energizing improvements our strength has experienced in these 40 years, reflected in current subjects and reports. A substantial name that ought to be specified in this connection, the affiliation's dynamic Secretary-General through twelve years. Simply investigative approach affiliation has likewise been of awesome significance. Had it not been for SFOMK, had we not had such a great amount of information of the conditions in the other Scandinavian nation’s Essential is additionally to specify the significance SFOMK have had that presentation gathering for more youthful associates. We are numerous who have remained with trembling knees, and introduced our first provide details regarding a SFOMK Congress. In any case, in the inviting and reseptive feel that the Council dependably has inside the affiliation, felt the NOK less overwhelming than it may some way or another have done. What comes to advancement, the dialect, and additionally the presentation structure, in the end changed. Numerous and long exchanges have been driven throughout the years about the report's dialect to be "Scandinavian" or English. It has now, in our worldwide world as it is called, and has turned into a general feeling that the dialect will be English, much as it gives a decent preparing to later presentation in international connection.