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The President’s Message – Your Board is Never Bored

March 23, 2023

The President’s Message Your Board is Never Bored Melissa Drum DDS, MS President, American Board of Endodontics Life is always riding the waves and your Board is no exception. The last few years brought extensive changes but throughout it all, all exams were still administered, and all Board functions continued. Instead of getting “back to…

ABE Policy Revision

October 22, 2022

Effective October 19, 2022 The American Board of Endodontics has updated the policy for internationally trained endodontists to align with the American Dental Association’s “Requirements for Recognition of National Certifying Boards for Dental Specialists”. The CODA or CDAC approved advanced standing pathway for internationally trained endodontists is the only eligible pathway for board certification.

The President’s Message – From Pandemic to Endemic

June 10, 2022

Dr. Brian E. Bergeron President 2021-2022, American Board of Endodontics Congratulations to our 54 new ABE Diplomates, who were honored at the Grossman Ceremony in Phoenix during this year’s AAE Annual Meeting. Since AAE 2021, the ABE has examined 220 candidates for the Written Exam, reviewed 69 Case History Portfolios, and provided approximately 250 in-person…

The President’s Message–Navigating Challenge and Change

April 9, 2021

Timothy C. Kirkpatrick, D.D.S. President, American Board of Endodontics   In 2020, despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the ABE certified 112 new Diplomates! The dedication of these new Diplomates to the specialty of endodontics deserves the appreciation of all AAE members and is vital to the future of our specialty.  Congratulations! Along…

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AAE Past President and ABE Board Member Clara M. Spatafore Named Interim Dean of VCU

March 1, 2021

We are so thrilled at the news of AAE Past President and ABE Board member Clara Spatafore, D.D.S., M.S., being named interim dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry! The following is a news article shared on VCU’s website and submitted to the Communique: As the current chair of the VCU School of Dentistry’s…

Discussing the Modified New Case History Portfolio Exam Requirements With ABE President Asgeir Sigurdsson

February 3, 2020

We recently discussed with ABE President Asgeir Sigurdsson the modification to the Case History Portfolio Exam and how the change came about.

Drs. Keith Krell and Asgeir Sigurdsson Issue Joint Message Regarding Board Certification

January 6, 2020

American Board of Endodontics has decided to modify the Case History Portfolio Exam to a standard grouping of five cases treated and documented by each candidate, rather than 10 cases, as previously required.

American Board of Endodontics Announces New Officers, Directors

May 11, 2018

CHICAGO—The American Board of Endodontics named new officers and members to its Board of Directors during the American Association of Endodontists recent annual meeting in Denver. They are: Scott B. McClanahan, D.D.S., M.S., President. Dr. McClanahan is a professor in the department of restorative sciences at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, where he’s…

Dedication—The quality of being committed to a task or purpose

March 14, 2018

ABE President Dr. W. Craig Noblett describes the dedication and purpose one undertakes when pursuing Board certification.

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.

Digital Case History Exam Videos

Introducing our Video Tutorial Series on our Digital Case History Submission Process

Visit our Vimeo Page to view the videos.

New Diplomates

We offer heartfelt congratulations to our newest Diplomates.

Achieving Diplomate status requires many years of hard work and deep commitment to professional excellence; it is the ultimate recognition of an individual’s knowledge and expertise in endodontics. Congratulations!