How To Prepare for the 2019 Qualifying Examination

Posted: 3/15/2019

The American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD) Qualifying Examination (QE) is one examination of the two-part ​examination process to achieve certification and Diplomate status​ with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. The examination is designed to generate evidence toward validation of the individual's advanced training in pediatric dentistry. The QE must be successfully completed prior to applying for the Oral Clinical Examination (OCE).  

Based on the response from 2018 QE participants, the five most used methods used to prepare for the QE are: 

Most applicants stated their primary source of information on QE content came from: 

For more information on how to prepare for the Qualifying Examination, please contact ABPD Headquarters at

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