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Applications for Endodontic Residents

If you are an endodontic resident at a CODA accredited program receiving your endodontic certificate in 2021, you should rececive an email from our central office ( by November 30, 2020, with instructions on how to fill out the online applications for Prospective Board Candidate status and for the Written Exam.  Please be sure to check your inbox, spam and junk folders for the email.  If you still don’t see it, and you are an endodontic resident at a CODA accredited program who will receive your endodontic certificate in 2021, please email us at for further assistance.

Applications and Forms to Start the Board Certification Process
(For Candidates Who Have Already Received Their Certificate of Endodontics)

Applications and Exam Forms for Current Candidates

  • Applications are currently being updated.  Thanks for your patience.

Applications for Prospective Board Candidates Transferring to Board Eligible Candidates

Candidates Requiring Special Accommodations

Please contact the ABE to request any of the above forms in hard copy.


Prospective Board Candidate Application Processing

Prospective Board Candidate Application

A Prospective Board Candidate Application may be submitted to the ABE by a student enrolled in an ADA-accredited endodontic program in the year they will be issued and receive a Certificate in Endodontics. If you meet this criteria and you have not received an email from us with instructions on how to apply, please contact the ABE office at for the application and further instructions.

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Preliminary Application/Track Selection Form Processing

Preliminary Application

A Preliminary Application may be submitted to the ABE upon completion of your advanced endodontic program and issuance of your endodontic certificate. Preliminary Applications are available from the ABE Headquarters Office, or may be downloaded above. Processing of the Preliminary Application requires a completed application and track selection form, a notarized copy of your endodontic certificate (if a certificate is not available, a notarized letter from the dean or director of the endodontic training program certifying that the certificate has been awarded and the date it was issued may be substituted).

Track Selection Form

Complete the form by selecting one of the following tracks: Track I (Written Examination, Case History Portfolio Examination and Oral Examination), Track II (Case History Portfolio Examination, Written Examination and Oral Examination) or Track III (Written Examination, Oral Examination and Case History Examination). The Track Selection Form may be downloaded above. Mail the Preliminary Application, notarized copy of Endodontics Certificate, Track Selection Form, and payment to the American Board of Endodontics,750 W. Lake Cook Road, Suite 137, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089. Payment should be made in U.S. funds by check or money order made payable to the ABE.

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