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ABPD Certification Testing

ABPD Certification Testing

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The American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD) is sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and was founded in 1942. The American Board of Pediatric Dentistry is the only certifying board for the specialty of pediatric dentistry and is one of the nine specialty boards recognized by the American Dental Association.

The activities of the ABPD 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 and Licensure.

Certification by the ABPD provides assurance to the public that a pediatric dentist has successfully completed accredited training and a voluntary examination process designed to continually validate the knowledge, skills, and experience requisite to the delivery of quality care.

ABPD-QE

  • Registration start date: February 3, 2020
  • Examination delivery window: May 5, 2020

Computer-Based Testing Tutorial and Practice Exam

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.

Scheduling

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.

Last updated 2020-04-28