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Foundation for Endodontics News

Learn more about the Foundation's work to secure the future of the specialty. Read the news below from the AAE Communiqué.

Advice to Graduating Residents

June 27, 2022

Compiled by Austyn C. Grissom, D.M.D. My sister-in-law is a D3 student at my alma mater (University of Alabama School of Dentistry) and recently interviewed me for her Practice Management course. As I answered these questions about my experience transitioning from dental school to working as a general dentist in private practice, I started to…

Resident Reception Brings Future Endos Together

May 2, 2022

Designed exclusively for the endodontic resident, the Resident Reception organized by the Resident and New Practitioner Committee and taking place at the Arizona Wilderness Beer Garden, was a chance for our Endo Strong residents to reunite or meet for the very first time. The event is a valuable opportunity for the newest members of the…

Foundation for Endodontics Names First Recipient of Anil Chandra Memorial Educator Grant

April 29, 2022

The AAE Foundation for Endodontics announced Dr Rebeca Weisleder-Urow, Clinical Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Endodontics at the Univ of Missouri-Kansas City, as the inaugural recipient of its first named Full Time Educator Development Grant (FTEDG), which honors the late Dr Anil Chandra of India who succumbed to COVID in 2021.  The…

Improving Access to Care in Texas

April 25, 2022

Mercy Clinic, established in 2011, provides medical and dental care to uninsured and impoverished residents of inner-city Fort Worth, serving two zip codes with the lowest life expectancies in the state of Texas. If you are providing access to free endodontic care, visit to learn how to apply for the Foundation for Endodontics domestic…

Access to Care Empowers You to Make a Difference

April 25, 2022

Wake Smiles, a community dental clinic founded 20 years ago in Raleigh, serves thousands of uninsured adults living 200% under the federal poverty guidelines in Wake County. Housed in a Salvation Army center, some of its patients walk in off the railroad tracks that run behind the building. If you are providing access to free…

Foundation for Endodontics US Access to Care Program

April 25, 2022

Teeth are not ‘just teeth.’ Especially for patients in need, losing a front tooth or a molar can impact their overall health and employability. Beginning in 2022 with start-up funding from US Endo Partners, the Foundation for Endodontics domestic Access to Care program supports AAE member-led initiatives to provide free endodontic care to patients in…

Funding more than $1 million annually

The Foundation supports researchers, faculty, residents and endodontic departments with resources and funding. Check out funding opportunities available to you!