Dental Regenerative Medicine Board Certification

The American Board of Dental Regenerative Medicine (ABDRM) represents the certification authority of the evolving specialty of Dental Regenerative Medicine. In conjunction with the American Society of Regenerative Medicine and the American Board of Regenerative Medicine,  ABDRM strives to set education and certification standards in the specialty through an evidence based science methodology.

The American Board of Dental Regenerative Medicine (ABDRM) Board Certification program is designed to evaluate knowledge competency in the field of Dental Regenerative Medicine with the goal of improved patient care. Successful candidates will be granted Diplomat status with the American Board of Regenerative Medicine (DABDRM). The ABDRM Board Certification process establishes didactic basic and clinical science competency in the field of Regenerative Medicine. ABRM does not evaluate clinical competency or define a physician's scope of practice within the specialty of Dental Regenerative Medicine. ABDRM is not associated with the American Board of Dental Specialties.

All ABRM board-certified physicians must comply with the ASRM Code of Ethics in Regenerative Medicine to maintain certification. ABDRM board certification is time-limited to 5 years. Recertification requires successful completion of the ABDRM written recertification examination. ABDRM Diplomats may apply for Fellow Status after 2 years of contiued active practice in Dental Regenerative Medicine.


1. Successful graduation from accredited dental school (DDS, DDM)

2. Completion of a dental residency training program

3.  Successful completion of the Integrated National Board Dental Examination (INBDE) or equivalent in local country

4. Current and active State Dental Board standing and license

5. Minimum 1 Year experience in the practice of Dental Regenerative Medicine. Dentists must submit a case log** of consultations and procedures pertinent to Dental Regenerative Medicine performed during the 1 year period prior to the application. The case log must document experience with a minimum of 50 procedures,

6. Minimum of 25% of practice dedicated to Dental Regenerative Medicine

7. Successful review of scope of practice, training and ethics by ABDRM Board of Directors 

8. Applicant must be in good standing with all state and federal licensing agencies, without prior or current restrictions.

9. All ABDRM board eligible physicians must attend the ABDRM Board Certification Review Course prior to the completion of the ABDRM written examination.

10. All ABDRM board-eligible practitioners must abide by the ASRM Code of Ethics in Regenerative Medicine. Failure to abide by the AARM Code of Ethics may lead to revocation of ABDRM certification.

* ABDRM reserves the right to deny any application for Board Certification

**Case log requirements include 50 Dental Regenerative Medicine consultations and procedures performed over the previous 12 months.           

abdrm written examination

The ABDRM written examination consists of 125 multiple choice questions completed electronically in a 120 minute timeframe through each applicant's ASRM member account. The content of the ABDRM written examination is derived from the ABDRM Board Certification Review Course content. 

Examinees have three (3) consecutive opportunities to pass the written examination. Failure to pass on the third attempt makes the applicant ineligible to enter the ABDRM examination process for a minimum of 1 (one) year.


Board Certification in Dental Regenerative Medicine is time-limited to 5 years. In order to maintain an active Board Certification, all board-certified members are required to recertify. Recertification requires a passing score on the ABDRM written re-certification examination. ABDRM Diplomates must maintain active membership in ASRM in order to maintain the certification.