Board Certification + My dentist is listed as a prosthodontist. Does that mean he or she is board certified?Some states allow the listing but it does not necessarily mean that an individual is board certified. Any graduate of an accredited dental school is permitted to practice prosthodontics. Some individuals choose to receive additional post-graduate training and complete a three-year program in prosthodontic training. Many of these individuals choose to become board certified but some do not. Board certification establishes that the individual has successfully completed a four-part examination and is subjected to re-certification every eight years to ensure that he/she is current in practices that affect the specialty. + Is Dr. Liddle a board certified prosthodontist?Yes, Dr. Liddle is a board certified Prosthodontist who has successfully passed a rigorous four-part examination conducted by the American Board of Prosthodontics. + What is board certification?In general, Board certification means that your specialist has successfully passed a rigorous examination established by an independent authority (board) for the specialty. A Board Certified Prosthodontist means that your Prosthodontist has successfully passed a rigorous four-part examination conducted by the American Board of Prosthodontics.