NEW Certification Process.
Scenario-based oral clinical exam.
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Latest News & Events

    ABO Examinations
  • February 21-24, 2018 Traditional Clinical Exam (ICE)
        St. Louis, MO
  • April 10-14, 2018 Written Exam
        U.S. and Canada
  • September 25-28, 2018 Traditional Clinical Exam (ICE)
        St. Louis, MO
  • February 19-22, 2019 Traditional Clinical Exam (ICE)
        St. Louis, MO
  • February 19-22, 2019 Scenario-based Oral Clinical Exam
        St. Louis, MO
  • November 19-22, 2019 Scenario-based Oral Clinical Exam
        St. Louis, MO

  • Upcoming Events
  • May 4 - 8, 2018 AAO Annual Session
        Washington, DC

Why Certification Matters

Board certification represents the highest level of commitment in orthodontics. It differentiates professionals - protecting the public and advancing the field of orthodontics. Learn more.

General Public: Board certified orthodontists are committed to providing the highest level of care. Learn the difference.

Orthodontic Residents: Board certification helps set you apart as you begin your career. The ABO is here to support you throughout residency. We know you’re the future of our specialty. Check out our study tools and online resources.

Board Certified Orthodontists: Certification distinguishes you from dentists and others. Look for our new toolkit to help set yourself apart.

AAO 118th Annual Session

Washington, D.C.
May 4-8, 2018

Come visit the ABO Booth in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center!

Check out these tools to
- help you prepare -
for the ABO Examination.

Click here for additional tools.

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Educational Toolkit

The ABO is excited to introduce the Educational Toolkit.
The following items are now available for all board certified orthodontists so that together
we can use a unified voice to emphasize the significance of completing the ABO Board Certification process.