The AAE’s most recent report on the periodic review of the specialty is from 2011. The report, submitted to the ADA’s Council on Dental Education and Licensure, is required every 10 years for endodontics to retain its status as a recognized dental specialty. It investigates changes in endodontics over the last decade, including trends in membership, Board certification and education, changes in scope of practice, practice environments and referral patterns, and advancements in research and technology. CDEL's 2011 periodic review feedback report is available online. You also can download PowerPoint® presentation developed to brief endodontists about the overall changes in the specialty over the last decade.
Additional historical specialty recognition materials: