What Your Patients Need to Know about Root Canal Safety

Research overwhelmingly proves that root canal treatment is safe, effective and eliminates pain. The AAE's Root Canal Safety page provides resources to educate patients about the safety of endodontic treatment.

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What Your Patients Need to Know Root Canal Safety

Research overwhelmingly proves that root canal treatment is safe, effective and eliminates pain. The AAE's Root Canal Safety page provides resources to educate patients about the safety of endodontic treatment.

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AAE Root Canal Safety Video 

If your patients express concern about the safety of root canal treatment, show them this authoritative and informative video. In it, endodontists explain that claims about root canal treatment causing disease are based on outdated theories, and help patients understand that millions of root canal treatments are completed every year, safely, effectively and comfortably.

We live in a disposable, all-things-recyclable era. Yet some things are truly worth saving, preserving and revering. Take our teeth, for instance: a gateway to nutrition, a sign of emotion, a signal of overall good health. Our natural teeth are worth saving. And no one is better equipped to do that than an endodontist.

AAE resources to enhance patient care.

Root Canal Safety

The AAE's Root Canal Safety page provides resources to educate patients about the safety of endodontic treatment.
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Explore CBCT

The AAE recently celebrated the innovative medical imaging technique with a patient education video.
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Maxillary Sinusitis of Endodontic Origin

Read AAE's recently released position statement.

CDT Codes

Access frequently used codes for endodontic procedures.

Prescription Guidelines

View the AAE's updated guidelines on the use of antibiotics.

Read the latest news from the Communiqué.

Diagnosing Orafacial Pain: Three Key Ingredients

February 4, 2019

“All through the summer of 1946, Babe Ruth had a severe pain over his left eye. What was at first thought to be a toothache or sinus infection eventually caused so much discomfort that Ruth was admitted to a New York hospital.

Addressing the Netflix Movie

February 4, 2019

As you continue to hear questions and conversations surrounding the film, please know that AAE and our allies have taken steps to battle the misinformation. This includes sending letters, along with the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Association of Dental Research (AADR), to Netflix and all other platforms providing the video.

Remembering Dr. Alvin Arlen Krakow (1929-2018): Endodontic Educator and Innovator

February 4, 2019

Key characteristics associated with leaders in all human endeavors include passion, vision, integrity, humor, curiosity, honesty, and fairness. When Dr. Alvin Arlen Krakow passed away on October 20, 2018, he left a legacy that can best be described using all those traits.

Insight Track: CBCT a Successful Ski Meeting

February 4, 2019

More than 200 AAE members, guests and corporate supporters joined us January 24-26, at Resort at Squaw Creek in Lake Tahoe. Attendees heard from our engaging speakers on all aspects of CBCT, from acquisition to diagnostics and outcomes through the billing process.

AAE19: Myriad Possibilities in Montréal

February 4, 2019

Once a year, the endodontic community gathers for the world largest meeting devoted to endodontic education and camaraderie. This year the AAE Annual Meeting will be held in the Montréal.

Announcing the 2019 AAE Award Winners

February 4, 2019

The AAE is proud to announce the 2019 recipients of its most prestigious awards, to be presented at the Association’s annual meeting in Montréal this April.

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