Exam Application for Residents/Students

Application deadline: Jan. 19, 2018
Exam administration: Feb. 26 – March 9, 2018: All students at your institution will take the exam on the same day. Please check with your postdoctoral program director to determine the exact day and time the exam will be administered at your institution.
Open book exams: March 9, 2018

The In-Service Examination is an AAP member benefit with non-member premium pricing.

Student Member rate:    $135
Non-Member rate: $245

Residents may become Student Members by completing the Student Membership application. We suggest they become Student Members by Jan. 2, 2018, so their membership can be processed prior to their examination application.


Members Only Content: 
Not Member Only
If you are an AAP Student Member, your first and last name below should match exactly as you indicated on your Student Member application. To view your AAP profile, go to your profile at https://home.perio.org/msc/profile.aspx

As a candidate in the 2018 AAP In-Service Examination, I understand and agree to comply with the following terms:

  • I will comply with the instructions provided by the Test Administrator at all times.
  • I will not discuss examination content with anyone until after the examination-period ends on March 9, 2018 or results are posted.
  • I will not keep or duplicate any part of the examination materials.
  • I will return all test materials at the end of the examination period.

A breach of this agreement may result in disciplinary action, such as receiving a score of zero on the exam, disciplinary and/or legal actions.

Residents/students who are non-members and wish to become members must complete the student member application and pay dues before submitting the In-Service Exam application.

Paying with credit card:  Submit the completed application by clicking on the link below.  You will receive an email with a link to pay the examination fee(s) via a secure credit card payment website after the exam applications are processed.

Paying with check: Submit the completed application by clicking on the link below. Mail the completed application and your check to American Academy of Periodontology, Academic, Regulatory Affairs & Advocacy Department, 737 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60611. Payments must be made within 2 weeks.

You will receive a payment confirmation email after your payment is processed. Application processing may take three to four business days.