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The President’s Message – A Promise Made Is a Promise Kept

February 29, 2024

The President’s Message A Promise Made Is A Promise Kept Dr. Bradford Johnson, D.D.S., M.H.P.E. President, American Board of Endodontics My commute to work each day is mostly by train and, although it’s a long ride, it gives me time for reflection – sometimes wide awake and brimming with random thoughts and half-baked ideas, other…

The President’s Message – Your Board is Never Bored

March 23, 2023

The President’s Message Your Board is Never Bored Melissa Drum DDS, MS President, American Board of Endodontics Life is always riding the waves and your Board is no exception. The last few years brought extensive changes but throughout it all, all exams were still administered, and all Board functions continued. Instead of getting “back to…

ABE Policy Revision

October 22, 2022

Effective October 19, 2022 The American Board of Endodontics has updated the policy for internationally trained endodontists to align with the American Dental Association’s “Requirements for Recognition of National Certifying Boards for Dental Specialists”. The CODA or CDAC approved advanced standing pathway for internationally trained endodontists is the only eligible pathway for board certification.

The President’s Message – From Pandemic to Endemic

June 10, 2022

Dr. Brian E. Bergeron President 2021-2022, American Board of Endodontics Congratulations to our 54 new ABE Diplomates, who were honored at the Grossman Ceremony in Phoenix during this year’s AAE Annual Meeting. Since AAE 2021, the ABE has examined 220 candidates for the Written Exam, reviewed 69 Case History Portfolios, and provided approximately 250 in-person…

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‘All A-Board!’ Article Series: Dr. Andrea Tory

April 1, 2024

Dr. Andrea Tory, DDS MS, is an endodontist in private practice in Canton, Michigan. She attended the University of Detroit Mercy for both her undergraduate degree and dental school. She served as a general dentist for the United States Army in Germany and Kentucky, then received her endodontic certificate from the University of Louisville. Dr.…

‘All A-Board!’ Article Series: Dr. Su-Min Lee

March 4, 2024

Dr. Su-Min Lee, DDS, MSD, DScD is a practicing endodontist at Penn Dental Family Practice in Pennsylvania. She is a dedicated educator at the University of Pennsylvania, where she is an assistant professor of endodontics, an assistant director of the Postdoctoral Endodontics Program, and director of the Endodontic Clinic. Dr. Lee earned her DDS and MSD…

‘All A-Board!’ Article Series: Dr. Mark B. Desrosiers

February 5, 2024

AAE District II Director Dr. Mark Desrosiers received his D.M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania school of Dental Medicine in 1984. Following graduation, he served in the United States Navy and was stationed at Parris Island, South Carolina. After 16 years in private practice in general dentistry, he entered the Endodontic program at Boston University…

“All A-Board!” Article Series: Dr. Austyn Grissom

January 9, 2024

Introducing a Communiqué article series that interviews American Board of Endodontics (ABE) Diplomates about their Board-certification journey: “All A-board!” Regardless of where Board-certified endodontists currently are in their career, each of them has a unique story as to why, when, and how they became Board-certified. The AAE strives to highlight some of these members and…

AAE Past President and ABE Board Member Clara M. Spatafore Named Interim Dean of VCU

March 1, 2021

We are so thrilled at the news of AAE Past President and ABE Board member Clara Spatafore, D.D.S., M.S., being named interim dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry! The following is a news article shared on VCU’s website and submitted to the Communique: As the current chair of the VCU School of Dentistry’s…

Discussing the Modified New Case History Portfolio Exam Requirements With ABE President Asgeir Sigurdsson

February 3, 2020

We recently discussed with ABE President Asgeir Sigurdsson the modification to the Case History Portfolio Exam and how the change came about.

Digital Case History Exam Videos

Introducing our Video Tutorial Series on our Digital Case History Submission Process

Visit our Vimeo Page to view the videos.

New Diplomates

We offer heartfelt congratulations to our newest Diplomates.

Achieving Diplomate status requires many years of hard work and deep commitment to professional excellence; it is the ultimate recognition of an individual’s knowledge and expertise in endodontics. Congratulations!