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Diplomate 2020 Annual Registration is NOW OPEN, and must be complete by JANUARY 31, 2020. 

Due to the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and our respect for declarations of emergency around the country the American Board of Periodontology is reluctantly cancelling the 2020 Oral Examination scheduled for April,2020.  Notification will be sent to all registered candidate

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.

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