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An Interview with Dr. Ted Ravenel

  If not for the door opened by his Foundation Endodontic Educator Fellowship, Dr. Ted Ravenel would not be opening as many doors today and tomorrow for dental students and endodontic residents at the Medical University of South Carolina.  Afforded the opportunity to transition full time to a second career as endodontic program director, the…

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A Fresh Start: Reimagining Endodontic Education

 “When you’re in private practice, you see a lot of things you wish you could change,” Dr. Ravenel said. “We all realize education is the way to go with that.” “What he did in the first few months onboard was really impressive,” remarked former MUSC post-grad program director Dr. Timothy Rohde. “He caught on really…

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Faces of the Foundation

So many AAE members contribute to the success of the AAE Foundation’s programs. Please meet a few “Faces of the Foundation,” each describing their experiences in their own words.   Why do your company and you personally support the Foundation? Instead of just writing a check, Henry Schein Cares wanted to give to something tangible…

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2020 Winner’s Circle

Congratulations to the members of the 2020 Winner’s Circle!   Fang-Chi (Alice) Li: Fall 2020 Highest-Scoring Proposal In a hectic and unpredictable year marred by the pandemic, Dr. Alice Li found respite in the lab working on her research project. Dr. Li is a graduate student at the University of Toronto where her study is…

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Regenerative Endodontics Research: Seven Years in the Making

  In late 2013, the Foundation approved grants to three research teams who responded to a Request for Application, to investigate different aspects of stem cell regeneration. The research investment was made to help endodontics to ride the tide that promised sweeping changes in clinical practice for both dentistry and medicine. The following grants were…

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