The ABOI/ID Board of Directors would like to thank you for your patience over the past 9 months. The Board made the very difficult decision to cancel the examinations in 2020 due to COVID-19. During this time period, ABOI/ID staff has been working diligently to pivot and make changes to the examination so that it can be administered in 2021.

Click here for the updated ABOI/ID examination timeline and more important information relating to the ABOI/ID examinations/the ABOI/ID Comprehensive Board Review Course. We hope that you will find it useful in your planning as it relates to the ABOI/ID examinations.


As of Friday, January 1, 2021, Dr. John Minichetti was named President of The American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry (ABOI/ID). The ABOI/ID staff and Board of Directors are excited for a new year of opportunities and growth with our incoming President.

The ABOI/ID was founded in 1969 and is an independent organization whose mission is to elevate the standards and advance the science and of oral implantology/implant dentistry by encouraging its study and improving its practice. The ABOI/ID Board and credentialing process ensures that only highly trained individuals are awarded the designation of Diplomate.


The American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry (ABOI/ID) Staff and Board of Directors are excited for a new year of opportunities and initiatives. Please take a moment to listen to the ABOI/ID President, Dr. John Minichetti, as he discusses his goals to grow the ABOI/ID during his presidential term.


Part I Written Examination Application Deadline

The part I written exam application deadline is rapidly approaching! Make sure to submit your application via email to by February 1, 2021, to be eligible to sit for the written examination. The ABOI/ID will now be administering the part I written examination at Pearson VUE Testing Centers during the following dates: June 1-8, 2021. Candidates will receive information from the ABOI Headquarters on how to schedule their examination. Once you receive information on how to schedule your examination, it is in your best interest to schedule your examination date as soon as possible so that you have a spot at a testing center near where you reside.

Part II Oral Examination Application Deadline

The part II oral exam application and candidate cases submission deadline is May 3, 2021. Candidates are asked to submit their cases via WeTransfer to

The ABOI/ID Oral Examination is scheduled to take place in Chicago from July 15-17, 2021.


Drs. Joseph Leonetti, Suheil Boutros, Shankar Iyer, Jack Piermatti, and Bart Silverman are working together to deliver a virtual comprehensive review of selected subject matters related to the assessment, treatment planning, surgical management, prosthodontic restoration, and maintenance of dental implants. The content of this program may prove to be helpful as an adjunct in preparation for written and oral examinations where a clinical and theoretical knowledge base in oral implantology is necessary.

Click here to download the registration form. Once completed, send to Ashley Jackson via email at Register before February 15, 2021 to receive the early bird discount.

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