About the American Association of Endodontists

The American Association of Endodontists is a professional society dedicated to supporting the dental specialty of endodontics and our more than 8,000 endodontist members worldwide.

Our work includes:

  • Continuing education and best practices for endodontists
  • Patient outreach and education about root canals and saving your natural teeth
  • Supporting endodontic educators and the next generation of endodontists
  • Advocacy on behalf of our members
  • Supporting endodontic research through the AAE Foundation for Endodontics
  • Certifying those with exceptional knowledge and skills through the American Board of Endodontists

Recognition of Endodontics as a Dental Specialty

Endodontics is a dental specialty recognized by the National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards and sponsored by the American Association of Endodontists.

The AAE is headquartered in Chicago and was founded in 1943 and is dedicated to excellence in the art and science of endodontics and to the highest standard of patient care.