Presidential Profile: Linda G. Levin, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Throughout her career, Dr. Linda G. Levin has focused her efforts on strengthening the endodontic specialty. As an educator, she has ensured that future dentists receive quality endodontic training to provide superior patient care. As a researcher, she has advanced the specialty’s knowledge by authoring numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in endodontics and pulp biology. And as an organized dentistry leader, she has worked to address issues that affect endodontists, so the specialty can continue to thrive for years to come. Now Dr. Levin is taking on her newest challenge – president of the AAE – with that same focus and determination.

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Endodontic Office Design: Plan for Success

Creating a new environment for your practice is one of the largest investments you will make in your business. Remember, it costs more to build your office wrong than it does to build it right. From the onset of planning, be certain everything will work as you wish. If it does, you may never have to build or remodel again. If it does not, your costly errors will haunt you continuously, affecting the efficiency of your practice and the morale of your entire office team.

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A Record-Breaking AAE16

AAE16 in San Francisco broke the mold of the traditional AAE annual meeting, with unconventional educational tracks and program formats, and the exciting launch of the new AAE brand. The meeting broke records as well.

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Reaching Out During Root Canal Awareness Week

The 10th celebration of Root Canal Awareness Week featured new videos, a new kickoff event and endodontists making news in their communities. AAE members Drs. Kirk Coury of Amarillo Endodontics and Derek Peek of Eastern Iowa Endodontics were interviewed by local television stations inTexas andIowa, respectively, about endodontists, root canal treatment and the importance of saving teeth. Local news is an effective and powerful way to reach potential patients and raise the profile of endodontists as the specialists in saving teeth.

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Brand NEW

After more than a year of extensive research and planning, the AAE unveiled its new brand at AAE16 in San Francisco. The elements of the new brand – including a new logo and refreshed website – will help the AAE better represent the smart, professional, collaborative and innovative nature of AAE members and the endodontic specialty overall.

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Meet Foundation for Endodontics President Dr. Peter A. Morgan

Meet Foundation for Endodontics’ president, Peter A. Morgan, D.M.D. Dr. Morgan brings a unique combination of passion and energy to the Foundation’s Executive Committee. He is driven by the Foundation’s strong history and invigorated for its future.

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Not Your Average Root Canal

Endodontists go through years of training to become specialists in saving teeth. They acquire specific skills and knowledge to manage a variety of complex situations that may arise while diagnosing and treating their patients’ tooth pain. That holds true whether the patient is a human being – or a 400-pound bear. When zoo animals need root canal treatment, veterinarians and zookeepers turn to AAE-member endodontists for their expertise in saving teeth and relieving pain.

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Working Together for the Specialty

As the outgoing president of the College of Diplomates, I would like to say “thank you” to the AAE for providing me with the opportunity to reach out to all AAE members on behalf of the COD.

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Fighting for Dentistry: ADA 2015-2016 Lobbying Accomplishments

Even in an election year and with a divided Congress, the American Dental Association’s committed advocacy on behalf of the profession has achieved results. I can attest to the day-in and day-out dedication of ADA staff and leadership as well as their visible presence on Capitol Hill.

The AAE reinforces ADA efforts by supporting the American Dental Political Action Committee and by co-signing to targeted communications to key legislators and regulators.

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Carestream Dental Renews Pledge to Support Endodontic Research and Education

Carestream Dental, along with the Foundation for Endodontics, is pleased to announce the recent donation of $125,000 to support education and research initiatives in the field of endodontics.

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