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Endodontists Selected by FDI General Assembly for Leadership Posts

Compiled by Michael Dobrow     During its 2021 World Dental Congress – Special Edition in September, the FDI World Dental Federation’s General Assembly elected AAE members Dr. Gregory Chadwick as its President-elect and Dr. Chad Gehani to the FDI Council.  The two were elected to help address global oral health needs. AAE Integrated Communications…

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Register for AAE’s Upcoming Town Halls!

We have reached a critical point in our information gathering process ahead of our proposed governance changes for the 2022 General Assembly. AAE’s Town Hall meetings on November 30 and December 14 are two unique chances to be a part of meaningful discussion that will ultimately shape our governance — and the AAE’s future. To…

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A 25th Anniversary Tribute to the College of Diplomates

“We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill A few months ago, I highlighted the paths to Board certification of two endodontists, Dr. Sheena Howell and Dr. Anthony T. Borgia. Both of them recognized the importance of mentors, emphasizing the importance of asking for support along…

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Dental Implants Fail at a Rate 10 Times That of Natural Teeth in Patients with Treated Chronic Periodontitis: Study

By Scott Froum, D.D.S. This article originally appeared in Perio-Implant Advisory in April 2021. Abstract Dental implants are a commonly used treatment to replace both existing and missing teeth. The long-term survival rate of dental implants has been well-documented in the literature. Long-term retention of teeth in patients with moderate to advanced bone loss, who…

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2021 Interim Board Meeting Recap

The AAE Board of Directors held its Interim Meeting on October 11-12, 2021, in conjunction with the American Dental Association’s SmileCon in Las Vegas, Nevada. Development of the Association’s 2022-2025 Strategic Plan was a key focus of the meeting. The plan will continue to focus prominently on public awareness, advocacy, and support of members. In…

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