AAE Member and ADA Trustee Honored by Indian Dental Association

On November 4th, ADA Trustee Chad P. Gehani, D.D.S. was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Indian Dental Association at ceremony in Mumbai, India.

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President’s Message: Informed Consent: Does it Begin With Public Awareness?

Every health care provider is familiar with the term “informed consent.” It is an integral part of the provision of any medical or dental procedure. During the process of informed consent, the health care provider discloses the relevant information to a competent patient so the patient can make the voluntary decision to accept or refuse treatment.

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AAE Digital Efforts Reach Millions: December 2016 By the Numbers

In 2016, the AAE’s digital communications reached millions of members, other dental professionals and patients. Through its strategic approach to engage online, more people than ever used the AAE website to find an endodontist and learn about endodontic procedures.

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Successful Local Anesthesia: What Endodontists Need to Know

Patients in pain will be hard to anesthetize for a number of reasons. Currently, there is no simple solution to anesthetizing mandibular molars in patients presenting with symptomatic irreversible pulpitis

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AAE Connection: Coming Soon!

As the Chair of the Special Committee to Develop an Online Community, I’m excited to share with you that the AAE will be unveiling its new online community very soon!

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EPA Requires Amalgam Separators by 2019

Because endodontists routinely remove fillings, they will be required to comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule requiring the use of amalgam separators in dental offices.

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In Memoriam: Dr. Joseph I. Tenca

AAE Past President Joseph I. Tenca, D.D.S., M.A., passed away on January 12, 2017, in Falmouth, Massachusetts. Dr. Tenca was 87.

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In Memoriam: Dr. Peter A. Paesani

It is with great sadness that the AAE shares the passing of Peter A. Paesani, D.D.S., of Rockford, Illinois. A Life member of the AAE, Dr. Paesani passed away on January 11, 2017, at the age of 88.

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Updated AAE Resources Aid in Claims Submissions

The AAE recently updated manuals to help endodontists and their staff correctly code and submit insurance claims. The Endodontists’ Guide to CDT 2017 includes frequently used codes for endodontic procedures, coding scenarios and information about medical claims coding.

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Join Endodontists From Around the World at AAE17

AAE17 offers more than 100 high-quality educational sessions in a variety of tracks including Pulp Fiction, which will address controversial and misunderstood topics in the specialty, Saving the Natural Tooth, sharing the latest evidence and recommended treatments to save patients’ teeth, and Surgical and Nonsurgical Endodontics.

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