COVID-related testing information:

Testing candidates: Most Pearson Professional Centers (PPCs) are open for exam delivery. We also continue to deliver exams to any third-party test centers (PVTC and PVTC Selects) with the ability to operate, though some may be operating at limited or changed capacity based on their own discretion or in response to government mandates.

Visit our COVID-19 information page (Opens in new window) for the latest information regarding exam requirements, health and safety practices, and any country-specific policies. For information on rescheduling, refunds, and more, please review our FAQs.

ABP Certification Testing

ABP Certification Testing

Coordinated through Measurement Research Associates, a business unit of Data Recognition Corporation.

The American Board of Periodontology (ABP) was organized by the American Academy of Periodontology in 1939 to elevate the standards and advance the science and art of periodontology by encouraging its study and advancing its practice.

The American Board of Periodontology is one of the eight specialty boards recognized by the American Dental Association. The activities of the American Board of Periodontology conform to the “Requirements for Recognition of Dental Specialties and National Certifying Boards for Dental Specialists” of the American Dental Association Council on Dental Education applicable to specialty boards in dentistry.

ABP-QE

  • Registration start date: June 20, 2022
  • Examination delivery window: August 15-19, 2022

Computer-Based Testing Tutorial and Practice Exam

Obtain general information about computer-based testing and answers to frequently asked questions, as well as practice taking an exam using the computer-based test tutorial.

Scheduling

First-time test takers must create a Pearson VUE web account. Appointments may be made up to one business day in advance.

After you schedule your test, Pearson VUE will send a confirmation letter listing your test date, your testing time, the address and phone number of the test center, and directions to the test center.

Last updated 2021-11-10