The American Board of Oral Implantology / Implant Dentistry was organized by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), its sponsoring organization, to elevate the standards and advance the science and art of oral implantology (implant dentistry) by encouraging its study and improving its practice. In accordance with its purpose, the Board will:
- Conduct examinations to determine the qualifications and competence of dentists who voluntarily apply to the Board for certification as diplomates.
- Grant and issue diplomate certificates in the field of oral implantology / implant dentistry to qualified applicants.
- Maintain a registry of holders of such certificates.
- Serve the public, the dental and medical professions, hospitals and dental schools by preparing and furnishing, on request, lists of implantologists (implant dentists) certified as diplomates of the Board.
The ABOI/ID is recognized by the American Board of Dental Specialties (ABDS) as a certifying Board in Oral Implantology.(October 2016)
As of July 2020, the ABOI/ID Bylaws have been updated.