The Mission of the American Board of Periodontology is to advance the art and science of periodontics and enhance the quality of periodontal care through the examination, certification, and periodic recertification of periodontists.
What is a Diplomate?
A Diplomate is a periodontist who has made significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the specialty and who is certified by the American Board of Periodontology.
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Looking for a board-certified periodontist? Search our diplomate directory to find a periodondist in a specific city, state or country.
Prospective candidates are encouraged to download and review the ABP Guidelines for Certification. Candidates can find information regarding the Qualifying Examnation and Oral Examination and download the application at the examination webpages on this website.