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Becoming Certified Achieves Personal Goal, Dr. Douglas McCartha (Jun 2019)

For Dr. Douglas McCartha of Greenwood, S.C., his orthodontic career has taken him exactly where he wanted. First, an orthodontic residency in nearby Augusta, Ga.

ABO announces newly certified or recertified orthodontists (Apr 2019)

The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) certified or recertified 181 examinees as of the Traditional Case Clinical Examination and Scenario-based Oral Clinical Examination, February 2019, in St. Louis, Missouri.

ABO announces newly certified or recertified orthodontists (Mar 2019)

The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) certified or recertified 78 examinees as of the Traditional Case Clinical Examination, February 18, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri.

ABO announces newly certified or recertified orthodontists (Oct 2018)

The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) certified or recertified 152 examinees who participated in the Clinical Examination, September 24-28, 2018, in St. Louis, Missouri.

ABO announces new director, Dr. Roberto Hernandez-Orsini (May 2018)

The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) House of Delegates elected Roberto Hernández-Orsini, DMD, MPH, MS, of Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico, to serve as a director of the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) on Friday, May 4.

ABO announces newly certified or recertified orthodontists (Mar 2018)

The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) certified or recertified 116 examinees who participated in the Clinical Examination, February 20-24, 2018, in St. Louis, Missouri.

American Board of Orthodontics: Time for change (Mar 2018)

The American Board of Orthodontics certifies orthodontists in a fair, reliable, and valid manner. The process must examine an orthodontist's knowledge, abilities, and critical thinking skills to ensure that each certified orthodontist has the expertise to provide the highest level of patient care.

ABO announces newly certified or recertified orthodontists (Oct 2017)

The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) certified or recertified 125 examinees who participated in the Clinical Examination September 25-29, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Attaining Certification Mid-Career is Achievable, Dr. Michael Perillo (Oct 2017)

Dr. Michael Perillo of Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., had always intended to become certified by The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO), but after 20 years in practice had yet not completed the process.

Common errors observed at the American Board of Orthodontics clinical examination (Aug 2017)

The American Board of Orthodontics has developed tools to help examinees select patients to be used for the Board examination. The Case Management Form can be used to evaluate aspects of a patient's treatment that cannot be measured by other tools.