The American Board of Orthodontics (AB announced the latest round of 229 orthodontists who completed the certification/recertification process.

The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) certified or recertified 229 orthodontists during the first and second quarters of 2022, including the February 2022 Scenario-Based Clinical Examination. 

ABO Board Certification is a voluntary credential that represents an orthodontist’s personal and public commitment to the standards of specialty practice and lifelong learning.

ABO certification requires successful completion of the written examination and clinical examination. Orthodontists gaining recertification must successfully complete the recertification examination and requirements.

“On behalf of The American Board of Orthodontics, I congratulate these orthodontists on successfully completing ABO certification or certification renewal,” said David Sabott, DDS, MS, ABO 2021-2022 president. “Their accomplishment in becoming board-certified attests to their commitment to serve and protect the public by delivering excellent orthodontic care.”

The ABO currently represents 58% of AAO membership.

To learn more about ABO certification and the Scenario-Based Clinical Examination, visit The website offers information about the Clinical and Written Examinations, including study aids and registration information.

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