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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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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.

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.


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!