Become a Board-Certified Endodontist

Diplomates of the American Board of Endodontics are a distinguished group of endodontists who have demonstrated their dedication to professional growth and providing the highest quality of patient care.

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Become a Board-Certified Endodontist

Diplomates of the American Board of Endodontics are a distinguished group of endodontists who have demonstrated their dedication to professional growth and providing the highest quality of patient care.

Board-certified endodontists have reached the highest level of education in the specialty.
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Understand the three-step exam process to achieve Board certification.
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Demonstrate that you are a truly a life-long learner by getting recertified as a Diplomate of the ABE.
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Applications for Board certification

Review all of the instructions, applications and documentation needed for the Board certification process.

Find a Board-Certified Endodontist

Board-certified endodontists have reached the highest level of education in the specialty. Find one today.

Path to Board Certification

Becoming a Board-certified Diplomate of the ABE requires three steps. Learn more below.

The written exam tests a broad range of fields, including anatomy, biochemistry, pathology, immunology, microbiology, pharmacology, radiology, statistics, clinical endodontics and related disciplines.
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The case history exam requires submission of a variety of cases from the endodontist’s own practice. The cases must demonstrate exceptional knowledge, skills and expertise in the full scope of endodontics.
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The oral exam evaluates the candidate's problem solving, decision making, analysis, creativity and evaluation skills as they relate to a variety of endodontic diagnosis and treatment situations.
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News and Announcements

Read about the ABE, the Board certification process and Diplomates of the ABE in the news section below.

What is the American Board of Endodontics?

November 27, 2017

Becoming a Diplomate of the ABE will help our specialty thrive for years to come.

It’s Never Too Late: A Story of Commitment and Perseverance

November 27, 2017

Dr. Ian C. Grayson,a 62-year-old Toronto native, successfully passed the North East Regional Board examinations, attained a Fellowship in the Royal College of Dentist of Canada for endodontics and became a Diplomate of the ABE.

President’s Message: Board Certification: Debunking the Elitist Myth

December 19, 2016

A hot topic within the dental community has been the process by which the dental specialties are recognized. What does Board certification really mean to end-dentists and the specialty?

American Board of Endodontics: Profiles and Perspective on Board Certification

November 22, 2016

Board certification is not only a personal accomplishment, but a way of showing respect and gratitude to your profession, endodontic training program and the faculty members who mentored you along the way Read three different perspectives on becoming a Diplomate.