ABP Certification Testing
The American Board of Periodontology (ABP) was organized by the American Academy of Periodontology in 1939 to elevate the standards and advance the science and art of periodontology by encouraging its study and advancing its practice.
The American Board of Periodontology is one of the eight specialty boards recognized by the American Dental Association. The activities of the American Board of Periodontology conform to the “Requirements for Recognition of Dental Specialties and National Certifying Boards for Dental Specialists” of the American Dental Association Council on Dental Education applicable to specialty boards in dentistry.
- Registration start date: June 18, 2020
- Examination delivery window: August 17 - September 4, 2020
Obtain general information about computer-based testing and answers to frequently asked questions, as well as practice taking an exam using the computer-based test tutorial.
First-time test takers must create a Pearson VUE web account. Appointments may be made up to one business day in advance.
After you schedule your test, Pearson VUE will send a confirmation letter listing your test date, your testing time, the address and phone number of the test center, and directions to the test center.