In-Service Examination

The Academy offers the In-Service Examination to periodontal programs across North America, so that programs directors and students can evaluate their overall learning acquisition and content-based strengths and developmental areas. The Academy relies on a cadre of highly qualified academicians and researchers to develop the examination content.

The In-Service Examination is administered annually each spring. For the 2016 testing cycle, the online application and fee information will be available on January 4, 2016; applications and fees are due on January 22, 2016; and the examination is to be administered between February 29 – March 11, 2016. For more information, please contact your Program Director.

Studying for the Examination

The Academy provides multiple study resources. Recommended study materials include current literature, past In-Service Examinations and other documents listed below. The symbol indicates a member only resource.

For More Information

If you have questions about the In-Service Examination, contact Tameisha Williams at or 800-282-4867 x3230.


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