Are you ready to start your journey toward becoming a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon through the Only ADA Recognized Certifying Board for the Specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the United States? Your first step is to apply for and successfully complete the ABOMS Qualifying Examination (QE).
The Qualifying Exam is a secure, valid computer-based examination administered to Board applicants to test their knowledge in central principles of the oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMS) specialty. The examination is made up of 300 questions covering 10 subject areas and is designed to test competency in OMS. An applicant who does not take or pass the QE within the two-year period will result in a void application.
Once you have successfully completed the Qualifying Examination, you will have three consecutive years to take and pass the Oral Certifying Examination.
Applications Open: June 11, 2019
Application Due: September 5, 2019
Schedule Exam: November 11-25, 2019
Examination Administered: January 4-11, 2020
Examination Results: Letters mailed in March 2020
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