About the ABOP 

The American Board of Orofacial Pain was founded in 1994 in response to a need for a valid certification process for dentist practicing Orofacial Pain Management. To become a Diplomate of the ABOP one must successfully pass first a written examination and an oral examination. 

Upcoming Examination Information

Our next examination, both written and oral, is April 30, 2014 at the Red Rocks Casino, Resort and Spa in Las Vegas, NV.  Registration for the 2014 Examinations is closed.  The 2015 examination registration will open in December 2014, with a deadline of February 1, 2015.