Welcome to The American Board of Periodontology

 The mission of the American Board of Periodontology is to certify the achievement of in-depth knowledge and proficiency in the full scope of periodontology and dental implant surgery through examination and periodic recertification.

The vision of the American Board of Periodontology is that all periodontists achieve Board certification and that diplomates of the Board are universally recognized by the public, the dental profession, the medical community, and third-party payers as the preferred providers of periodontal and dental implant surgical care.

2021 Diplomate Annual Registration

Annual registration notices will be distributed to all Active Diplomates in late December 2020. This date will coincide with the relocation of the ABP headquarters to Chicago. All 2021 registrations will be due to the ABP by February 28, 2021. Please watch your mail and email for registration notices. If you have further questions regarding Annual Registration please do not hesitate to contact Loyda Leitch at (410) 647-1324 ext. 102 or via email at loyda.leitch@abperio.org.


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