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Latest News & Events

    ABO Examinations
  • April 10-13, 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 Board Certification

Board certification represents the highest level of commitment in orthodontics. Learn more.

General Public: Board certified orthodontists are trained specialists that are committed to providing the highest level of patient care. Learn more.

Orthodontic Residents:You are the future of our specialty. The ABO is here to support you throughout residency as you prepare to challenge the Board Certification Process. Check out our study tools and online resources.

Board Certified Orthodontists: Board Certification shows a committement to being a lifelong student in the specialty of orthodontics, therefore elevating the standard of care. Locate the ABO toolkit to help distinguish your accomplishment.

AAO 118th Annual Session

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

Visit the ABO Open House/Info Sessions:
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Saturday, May 5 from 9:30-11:30 am
Sunday, May 6 from 9:30-11:30 am

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