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Endodontic Competency: Executive Summary

This executive summary distills the White Papers down to their key recommendations and directives.  It establishes standards for requisite knowledge and skills required by all practitioners for competence in endodontic diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.

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Endodontic Competency: Executive Summary

This executive summary distills the White Papers down to their key recommendations and directives.  It establishes standards for requisite knowledge and skills required by all practitioners for competence in endodontic diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.

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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.

New Antibiotic Guidelines: Is There Anything Truly Novel?

December 2, 2019

In the November issue of JADA, an Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guideline was published to assist clinicians and patients in determining the appropriate use of systemic antibiotics for the urgent management of endodontic emergencies.

When Giving is More Than Writing a Check

December 2, 2019

As the holidays and end of the year approach, I have been asked to think about “giving” and what it means to me. Usually, this starts out with ”Where’s the checkbook?” but recently I was inspired to consider all the other forms of “giving” while participating in an event in Florida.

Campaign Update: Boston Dental Schools Donate Root Canal Treatments to Local Patients in Need

December 2, 2019

On Nov. 18, the  AAE provided more than 50 endodontic treatments (namely root canals) to patients in need in the Boston area. The services were given in collaboration with the endodontics departments at all three Boston dental schools: Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Department of Endodontics; Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Division of Endodontics; and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Department of Endodontics.

Digital Outreach By the Numbers – November

December 2, 2019

Through the AAE website, social media channels, online advertising and digital resources, the Association educates the public about endodontics, helping them find specialists in their area, and provides shareable content for members and other dental professionals.

Infection Control in Regenerative Endodontic Procedures

November 4, 2019

The traditional treatment of immature teeth with necrotic pulps relied on apexification procedures involving long-term calcium hydroxide Ca(OH)2 treatment with multiple visits or on one-step apexification placing an apical plug of a mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA).

Not Your Typical ‘Back in the Day’ Story

November 4, 2019

Recently, I have had the opportunity to listen to several outstanding presentations regarding the clinical practice of endodontics and I can sincerely say, I wish I were starting all over again!!

Maintain Your Edge

Tap into the wealth of knowledge available in the Journal of Endodontics.

AAE Connection

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Endo On Demand

Access hundreds of hours of continuing education from leaders in the specialty.