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Foundation for Endodontics 2021-22 Campaign

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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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Foundation for Endodontics 2020-2021 Campaign

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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.

Late Dr. Anil Chandra Honored with Foundation for Endodontics’ First Named Educator Grant

January 24, 2022

CHICAGO – The Foundation for Endodontics is honoring American Association of Endodontists (AAE) member, the late Dr. Anil Chandra on the occasion of his birthday on January 27 by announcing a Full Time Educator Development Grant (FTEDG) award to be given annually in his name. The Chandra FTEDG memorial award is first of its kind being named…

Foundation for Endodontics Announces Brasseler USA Funding for 2022 Resident Research Grants

September 22, 2021

For immediate release:  For more information:  Alyson Whittlesey, Assistant Executive Director for Foundation for Endodontics, 312-872-0468  Kim FitzSimmons, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for AAE, 800-872-3636  CHICAGO – The Foundation for Endodontics, the philanthropic arm of the American Association of Endodontics, announced Brasseler U.S.A. Dental, LLC, has pledged $75,000 for one year of Resident Research Grants for 2022.   Under this grant, $500 is…

The Virtual Shift in Endodontic Education

May 3, 2021

By Keith R. Boyer, D.D.S. Endodontic education changed significantly in the past year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The emergence of state and local mandates restricting in-person education, along with guidance to limit dental patient visits to emergencies only,1 forced dental schools to quickly modify their curriculums. While some programs closed completely for varying periods…

AAE Introduces New Board Slate for 2021-2022

April 19, 2021

The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) is announcing  its officers of the Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 year during the annual meeting, AAE21. Alan S. Law, D.D.S., Ph.D., will serve as President. According to AAE’s April 2021 Communiqué feature, Dr. Law views his role with the AAE (and with his family, practice and academics)…

Here’s the Scoop on CE!

April 19, 2021

The following is everything you need to know about how we’re offering CE at AAE21 – and remember, if you miss portions of the meeting, you can always go back on-demand until May 31, 2021. Beginning April 21, 2021, CE verification codes and session evaluations for each session you’ve attended will be available. Select Claim CE…

AAE21 Show Daily – Education Sessions Preview

April 19, 2021

We’re proud to be offering an abundance of high-quality sessions to satisfy your CE requirements. Browse the below for a preview of each exciting track! Cognitive Dissonance – The Seltzer and Bender Memorial Track Drs. Sam Seltzer and I.B. Bender, in their infamous 1965 Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology article defined cognitive dissonance “as 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!