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March 2021 Oral Exam Update

November 11, 2020

As all of you know, the COVID-19 pandemic forced us to postpone the October 2020 Oral Exam. This was a very difficult decision for us but necessary at the time. We also have many factors to take into account when considering the March 2021 Oral Exam. The Board has explored all options and hoped that…

Update Regarding the October 2020 Oral Exam

July 2, 2020

July 2, 2020 Due to the ever-evolving challenges surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and the health and safety concerns for all involved, the ABE has made the difficult decision to postpone the October 2020 Oral Exam.  Many factors were considered while making this determination, and you are certainly aware that we are not the only organization…

Changes to the Case History Exam

November 18, 2019

After significant evaluation, the 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 ten cases as previously required. This change is effective immediately, starting with the May 1, 2020 submission cycle.  It is the new standard…

The President’s Message – Commitment, Dedication and Determination

February 22, 2019

Scott B. McClanahan D.D.S., M.S. President, American Board of Endodontics Congratulations new Diplomates! Board certification is a significant milestone in an endodontist’s professional career.  It is the culmination of the completion of your specialty education and the commitment to sit for a Written and an Oral Examination plus assembling your series of cases for the…

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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.

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.

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!