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Foundation for Endodontics 2022 - 2023 Campaign

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Your Foundation at Work

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Foundation-supported research has led to many modern advancements in endodontics.
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The Foundation encourages endodontists to teach endodontics at all levels of academia and offers grants to educators and departments.
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The Foundation is committed to saving teeth in underserved communities through volunteer outreach efforts.
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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.

AAE Educators and Staff Attend ADEA Summit on Advanced Dental Education Meeting

November 18, 2022

Last month, AAE Educators and staff represented the AAE at the Summit on Advanced Dental Education meeting, hosted by the ADEA Council of Advanced Education Programs (ADEA COAEP) in St. Louis, Missouri. The summit is designed for both emerging leaders in postgraduate dental education and senior faculty.  Several AAE members hold volunteer leadership roles on…

Dr. Timothy C. Kirkpatrick Announced as Next Chair of University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry Department of Endodontics

November 18, 2022

Per an announcement from Dr. John A. Valenza, Dean of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry, effective Dec. 1, 2022, Dr. Timothy C. Kirkpatrick will officially be the next chair of the Department of Endodontics. Dr. Kirkpatrick has served as interim chair since January 2022. He succeeds Professor Dr.…

Are you a Future Leader of Our Specialty? 

August 1, 2022

The AAE is looking to cultivate the next generation of leaders within endodontics. Applications are being accepted now through October 14 for the AAE Leadership Development program. Participants will attend a conference in San Diego, February 17-18, 2023, and will continue to engage with the AAE throughout the year. Active AAE members in the U.S.…

The Foundation Supports You!

July 27, 2022

To those of you just embarking on your first year of residency, congratulations on selecting a career in endodontics. For those of you returning for your second or third year, we are thrilled to see your continued contributions to the specialty. The Foundation is delighted to welcome each of you! We will be here to…

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…

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!