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Leading Prosthodontic Certification and Care Advancement

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Our Mission

The mission of the American Board of Prosthodontics (ABP) is to certify and recertify educationally qualified individuals who demonstrate in-depth knowledge and expertise in prosthodontics.

Our Vision

The vision of the ABP is for all educationally qualified prosthodontists to be Board certified.

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Board Certification

Candidates have 3 Pathways
to Certification

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ABP Examinations

Content Reflects the Broad Scope of Prosthodontics

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Find an ABP Certified Prosthodontist 

Locate a Board Certified Prosthodontist

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Why should I become board certified? 

Prosthodontists choose to seek board certification at many different stages of their careers. Some begin the process during their prosthodontic residencies, while others take the exam after many years of experience in academia or private practice. 

Compelling reasons to become board-certified in prosthodontics: 

  • Validates expertise 
  • Develops specialty expertise 
  • Proves that you are up to date on the latest advances 
  • Demonstrates your commitment to quality care 

Latest News

Click below to read our latest news stories.

The ABP Oral Examinations February 2023

August 17, 2023

ABP Oral Examinations February 2023 

Discover key details about the ABP’s recent oral examinations in Chicago held in February 2023. Learn about the candidates, examination sections, and the diverse panel of dental experts who contributed to the process.

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July 6, 2023

Prosthodontics Receives Recognition Status 

The American Board of Prosthodontics has been granted the esteemed status of “Recognition” by the National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards.

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June 27, 2023

What is a Prosthodontist and the Dental Specialty of Prosthodontics? 

Prosthodontics is a dental specialty recognized by the ADA National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards and is the area of dentistry that focuses on dental prosthetics.