Begin the certification process today – for you, for your future, for our specialty. 

The preparation process for the ABO Written Examination and Clinical Examination starts at the beginning of your orthodontic residency program.


  • The Written Examination may be taken once a resident has completed at least 18 months of their CODA Accredited Orthodontic Residency Program.
  • The Clinical Examination may be taken after successful completion of the ABO Written Examination, as well as completion of your Orthodontic Residency Program.