Annual Registration

Late Fees are now in effect

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Certification Maintenance

Now Open on Diplomate Profiles

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Administered March 16 - April 4


The New Certification Maintenance Program

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The new Certification Maintenance process will be available on Diplomate profiles for those with time limited certificates beginning the week of January 6th. Diplomates  will only see what is required for them to complete during the year. ABOMS will send quarterly emails to remind Diplomates to complete Certification Maintenance. 

Download the 2020 Certification Maintenance handbook to learn more about the program.

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The certification process is comprehensive, covering the biological sciences and clinical practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery.

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Become an Examiner

Are you a Diplomate interested in furthering your participation with ABOMS? Join the Examination Committee.

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ABOMS Diplomates are committed to lifelong learning, keeping current in knowledge and skills, and practicing in a safe and contemporary manner.

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Are you interested in seeing if a particular oral and maxillofacial surgeon is board certified? Find out how to run a verification.

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Who We Are

Our Core Purpose and Values are our governing principles

Core Purpose

The mission of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is to assure the public of safe and optimal care through the development and maintenance of high standards of certification and re-certification of Diplomates in the specialty.

Core Values

Patient First, Integrity, Fair & Valid, Relevant, Gold Standard of Excellence