Written & Oral Exams
Written Registration Is Currently - OPEN
Written Examination Date: September 12 - September 22, 2020
Oral Registration Is Currently - CLOSED
Oral Examination Date: September 26 & 27, 2020
The Board welcomes applications from candidates with approved Orofacial Pain Continuing Education Credits
The ABOP Written and Oral Examinations are held in conjunction with the American Academy of Orofacial Pain's Annual Conference. To earn Diplomate status an individual must first pass the Written Examination and then the Oral Examination. The Oral Examination must be taken within 5 years of passing the Written Examination.
Examination candidates must fulfill the following requirements prior to applying for the written examination:
a. You must have accumulated at least 400 documented hours of Continuing Education credits focused specifically in Orofacial Pain AND have practiced Orofacial Pain full time for at least two years or part time for at least five years,
b. You must have completed a one or two year full-time residency, preceptorship or fellowship in a university or hospital based Orofacial Pain training program, OR
c. You must have completed an online and/or hybrid Orofacial Pain program with at least 400 hours of CE credit in Orofacial Pain specifically AND have practiced Orofacial Pain full time for at least two years or part time for at least five years.