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News & Publications
Dr. Timothy S. Trulove installed as president of the American Board of Orthodontics (May 2023)
The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) installed Timothy S. Trulove, D.M.D., M.S., of Montgomery, Ala., as president for the year beginning April 23, 2023.
Dr. Jae Hyun Park installed as president-elect of the American Board of Orthodontics (May 2023)
The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) installed Jae Hyun Park, D.M.D., M.S.D., M.S., Ph.D., of Phoenix, Ariz., as president-elect for the year beginning April 23, 2023.
Dr. Roberto Hernandez-Orsini installed as secretary/treasurer of the American Board of Orthodontics (May 2023)
The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) installed Roberto Hernandez-Orsini, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.S. of Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico, as secretary/treasurer for the year beginning April 23, 2023.
Dr. Patrick Foley completes term as president of the American Board of Orthodontics (May 2023)
Dr. Patrick F. Foley, D.D.S., M.S.D., of Mundelein, Ill., completed his term as president of The American Board of Orthodontics as of April 23, 2023.
ABO announces new director, Dr. Meenakshi Vishwanath (May 2023)
The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) House of Delegates on April 21, 2023, elected Meenakshi Vishwanath, B.D.S., M.D.S., M.S., of Lincoln, Nebraska to serve as a director of the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO).
ABO Announces Newly Certified and Recertified Orthodontists 1st and 2nd Qtr 2023 (May 2023)
The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) is proud to announce that 165 orthodontists have been newly certified during the 1st and 2nd Quarters of 2023. In addition, 26 orthodontists have completed their 10 year certification renewal requirements.
ABO Announces Newly Certified and Recertified Orthodontists 3rd and 4th Qtr 2022 (Dec 2022)
The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) is proud to announce that 221 orthodontists have been newly certified during the 3rd and 4th Quarters of 2022. In addition, 245 orthodontists have completed their 10 year certification renewal requirements during this time period.
Dr. Louis Filippone, Centreville, VA, Certification is "the Capstone of My Career" (Nov 2022)
Dr. Louis Filippone of Centreville, Virginia shares his satisfaction in achieving board certification.
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ABO announces newly certified or recertified orthodontists
The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) certified or recertified 123 examinees during the 2nd Quarter of 2022 via the mail-in or online BCE option to complete their banking process.
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The Consumer Brochure outlines what it means to be board certified and why a consumer should choose a board certified orthodontist. The ABO recommends that these be available to consumers in waiting areas and patient consult packets.
The Board Certification Pin distinguishes your Board Certified status and is intended to be worn as a reminder to yourself and to others of your dedication to continuing education and professional development.
The Window Cling is intended to be applied to a glass surface in your office signifying that there is a board certified orthodontist in that practice. The product should be wet applied for optimum adhesion and best results.
The Certificate and Custom Frames are available for purchase if you would like duplicate certificates for multiple offices. This informs patients and colleagues of your achievement and should be displayed in your orthodontic practice and/or academic workplace.
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The following items are available for all board certified orthodontists so that together we can use a unified voice to clarify the importance of the Board Certification process.