American Association of Endodontists Names New President

DENVER—Patrick E. Taylor, D.D.S., M.S.D., is the 2018-2019 President of the American Association of Endodontists. His dental career spans 21 years in the military, 18 years of private practice in Bellevue, Wash., and currently an affiliate faculty appointment at the University of Washington School of Dentistry, where he teaches in the graduate clinic. Dr. Taylor…

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AAE Adopts New Guidelines to Encourage High-Quality Patient Care

DENVER – Improving patient care by all providers of endodontic treatment is the goal of two practice statements approved by the American Association of Endodontists’ Board of Directors at its annual meeting in Denver this week. AAE White Paper on Treatment Standards Recognizing that general dentists perform the majority of root canal treatments but lack…

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Discuss the Latest Developments in Regenerative Endodontics at the AAE Annual Meeting in Denver

CHICAGO – Cutting-edge developments in regenerative endodontics will be among the highlights at the 2018 annual meeting of the American Association of Endodontists. Several education sessions are devoted to sharing the most current research and findings, presented by leading experts in the field of regenerative endodontics. Regenerative endodontics uses the concept of tissue engineering to…

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Endodontists Emphasize Pain Management Without Opioids

CHICAGO – As experts in pain management, endodontists always aim to make patients comfortable before, during and after their treatment. Endodontist from around the world will gather in Denver this month to learn about the latest research in pain control strategies to treat patients safely and minimize the risk of abuse. On Thursday, April 26,…

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Standing Up for a Single Standard of Care

CHICAGO – While all dentists are trained in endodontics, that training varies greatly, as does the clinical experience of each dentist. To help ensure that patients receive the best possible care from all practitioners at the highest standards, the American Association of Endodontists supports a single standard of endodontic education and care to provide patients…

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Controversies and Hot Topics Take Center Stage at Annual Meeting of American Association of Endodontists

CHICAGO – Since its inception, the specialty of endodontics has been enlivened and advanced by discussion and debate surrounding controversial topics. The current era is no different. In the spirit of this long-standing tradition, much of the first day of AAE18, the annual meeting of the American Association of Endodontists, will be devoted to contentious…

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Foundation Pilots Outreach Program Offering Helping Hands and Smiles in the United States

CHICAGO – The American Association of Endodontists’ philanthropic arm, the Foundation for Endodontics, is marking the opening of a new endodontics operatory at the Stephen Klein Wellness Center in Philadelphia with a ribbon cutting ceremony today. The North Philadelphia center is operated by Project Home and will be staffed on a part-time basis by an…

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AAE Gears up for 12th Annual Root Canal Awareness Week

The American Association of Endodontists will mark its 12th annual Root Canal Awareness Week, May 6-12, with an array of informative resources showcasing the benefits of root canal treatment from a specialist, or “superhero of saving teeth,” and thanking general dentists for their referrals. In a recent survey of the public, 48 percent of respondents…

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CBCT: The New Standard of Care?

This month, Drs. Ove and Christine Peters also take a look at CBCT and the pressure on endodontists to use their cone beam machine before starting root canal treatments or endodontic surgery.

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President’s Profile: Dr. Patrick E. Taylor

You might consider him a nice guy with a “No More Mr. Nice Guy” moxie. Incoming President Dr. Patrick E. Taylor looks forward to his AAE presidency with lots of energy and a no-holds-barred attitude towards elevating our specialty.

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