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American Board of Orthodontics: Time for change (Mar 2018)

The American Board of Orthodontics certifies orthodontists in a fair, reliable, and valid manner. The process must examine an orthodontist's knowledge, abilities, and critical thinking skills to ensure that each certified orthodontist has the expertise to provide the highest level of patient care.

ABO announces newly certified or recertified orthodontists (Oct 2017)

The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) certified or recertified 125 examinees who participated in the Clinical Examination September 25-29, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Attaining Certification Mid-Career is Achievable, Dr. Michael Perillo (Oct 2017)

Dr. Michael Perillo of Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., had always intended to become certified by The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO), but after 20 years in practice had yet not completed the process.

Common errors observed at the American Board of Orthodontics clinical examination (Aug 2017)

The American Board of Orthodontics has developed tools to help examinees select patients to be used for the Board examination. The Case Management Form can be used to evaluate aspects of a patient's treatment that cannot be measured by other tools.

ABO's new Craniofacial Examination allows craniofacial orthodontists to meet hospitals' board certification requirement (Jun 2017)

The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) debuted its Craniofacial Examination during the September 2016 Clinical Examination session, and Dr. Lindsay Schuster was the first craniofacial orthodontist to take this examination.

ABO announces new director, Dr. Jae Hyun Park (May 2017)

The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) House of Delegates elected Jae Hyun Park, DMD, MSD, MS, PhD, of Phoenix, Arizona, to serve as a director of the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) on Friday, April 21.

Leading by example, Dr. Humam Saltaji (Apr 2017)

University of Alberta faculty member Dr. Humam Saltaji hopes to encourage more Canadian orthodontists to become board certified.

ABO announces newly certified or recertified orthodontists (Apr 2017)

The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) certified or recertified 94 examinees who participated in the Clinical Examination February 21-25, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri.

ABO announces new executive director, Ms. Carole Newport (Jan 2017)

The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) is pleased to announce that Carole Newport is the new executive director as of Jan. 1, 2017.

Mentoring, teaching responsibilities spur Dr. Richard Williams to become board certified

If you are going to talk the talk, you need to walk the walk, as the saying goes. And, it is a saying to which Dr. Richard Williams can relate.