New Requirements for 2023 to qualify to take the ABOI Examination

ABOI/ID Diplomate Certification

Route 1 (Route 1 applicants must complete Part I written examination)

General Dentist

The following are pre-requisites for ABOI/ID Diplomate Certification Part I (Written Examination) *

  1. Applicant must be a DMD/DDS or equivalent
  2. Continuing education (CE) totaling 670 hours verified on certifying organization letterhead or copy of CE certificates specific to implant dentistry. Completion of the following programs will satisfy additional continuing education credits.

 

1-year GPR

1-year Fellow

2-year GPR

AAID Associate Fellow

AAID Fellow

CE Credit

100

100

200

100

200

 * AAID Fellowship will satisfy all requirements for Part I of the ABOI/ID Diplomate certification and are exempt from the Part 1 written examination

Route 2 (Route 2 applicants must complete Part I written examination)

International Applicants

The following are pre-requisites for ABOI/ID Diplomate Certification Part I (Written Examination)

  1. Applicant must be a practicing dentist certified by a licensing board
  2. Continuing education (CE) totaling 670 hours verified on certifying organization letterhead or copy of CE certificates specific to implant dentistry. completion of the following programs will satisfy additional continuing education credits. Completion of the following programs in US or Canada will satisfy additional continuing education credits.

 

1- year GPR

1-year Fellow

2-year GPR

AAID Associate Fellow

AAID Fellow

CE Credit

100

100

200

             100

200

 

Residency

Oral Surgery

Prosthodontics

Periodontics

Implantology

CE Credit

350

350

350

350

 

Route 3 (Route 3 applicants exempt from Part 1 written examination)

ADA Specialist in the US and Canada

Completion of an approved hospital, university, or dental school residency training program in oral surgery, prosthodontics, periodontics and implant dentistry will satisfy all requirements for Part I of the ABOI/ID Diplomate certification.

Click here to download the 2023 application

Part II Oral Examination:

Candidate Application and Case Submission Templates 


The ABOI/ID Part II Examination is an oral examination that consists of standardized cases developed by the ABOI/ID as well as cases that the candidate submits to the ABOI. (Candidates will be examined on two (2) of the cases that are submitted)

Oral Examination Case Requirements:

• You will be required to submit eight (8) cases.

• You may not use the same patient for multiple cases.

• Your cases must be restored and functional for a minimum of one year at the time of case submission.

1) Edentulous mandible or maxilla with a full arch removable implant overdenture, utilizing two (2) or more implants. Case 1 Template

2) Edentulous posterior maxilla with pneumatized maxillary sinus requiring at least 5 mm of lateral approach sinus augmentation and two (2) or more implants and its restoration. Case 2 Template

3) Anterior maxilla with one or more root form implants and its restoration. Case 3 Template

4) Any extraction with immediate implant placement or extraction with ridge preservation and delayed implant placement and its restoration. Case 4 Template

5) Edentulous mandible or maxilla with four (4) or more root form implants supporting a fixed complete implant prosthesis. Case 5 Template

6) An edentulous posterior mandible or maxillary quadrant with two (2) or more root form implants and its restoration. Case 6 Template

7) Edentulous areas with more than two teeth missing and a deficient ridge requiring vertical or horizontal augmentation and the subsequent placement of two (2) or more root form implants and its restoration. Case 7 Template

8) Case type to be determined by the candidate. The case cannot be a single tooth replacement. Case 8 Template

If you have any questions while you are compiling information to submit, please contact the ABOI Headquarters directly.

All potential candidates are encouraged to review the Candidate Handbook which outlines the examination process in greater detail. If at any time you have any questions, please contact the ABOI Headquarters by calling 312-335-8793

Preparing for the Part II Oral Examination