About The American Board of Orofacial Pain

Founded in 1994 The American Board of Orofacial Pain was established in response to a need for a valid certification process for dentist practicing Orofacial Pain Management.  The ABOP currently holds its examinations yearly in conjunction with the American Academy of Orofacial Pain's Annual Conference.  

Individuals who wish to become a Diplomate of the ABOP must pass the Written and Oral Examinations, respectively. Exams are given once per year, typically in conjunction with the American Academy of Orofacial Pain's Annual Conference.

2020 ABOP Exam Information

The American Board of Orofacial Pain is recognized by the American Board of Dental Specialties as the certifying Board for the specialty of Orofacial Pain

ABOP Exam Update:

The Oral Exam is scheduled via a virtual platform on the weekend of September 26-27, 2020.

The Online Written Exam is Scheduled for September 12- September 22, 2020.

Calendar more

9/12/2020 » 9/22/2020
Written Examination: September 12 - September 22, 2020

9/26/2020 » 9/27/2020
Oral Examination: September 26-27, 2020