American Association of Endodontists’ Journal of Endodontics Undergoes First Full Redesign in Over a Decade

Chicago – The American Association of Endodontists announced it has redesigned its Journal of Endodontics, as well as its homepage and mobile app. The Journal is well-regarded as a number-one member benefit and the premier journal for endodontics. The redesign is the publication’s first in more than a decade. “We’re bringing a fresh new look…

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Case Challenge

A 40-year-old Caucasian female had non-surgical endodontic therapy completed approximately two months prior. The patient was ASA 1 with a non contributory health history.

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JOE Review: March 2019-May 2019

Three articles, one each from the March, April, and May 2019 issues, respectively, of the Journal of Endodontics, arguably the premier journal for endodontics, were selected for brief review.

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Finance Corner

I know many of you are still residents, but it is never too early to start saving for retirement, even if your income is not substantial. As a recent graduate, this section is intended to answer questions that I had while in residency in the hopes that those in a similar situation can get a jump start on their financial future.

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Resident Spotlight: Dr. Adam Walker

Compiled by Dr. Moein Sadrkhani In this month’s Resident Spotlight, Dr. Moein Sadrkhani interviews Dr. Adam Walker. Born and raised in Alaska, Dr. Walker graduated from dental school from University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine in 2011 and is married to his high school sweetheart, Sabrina, whom he describes as his rock. She was…

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Specialty Dental Association Teams Up with State Rep. to Proclaim May as Save Your Tooth Month in Illinois

CHICAGO – Like our treasured state parks or a beloved, family heirloom, a person’s natural teeth are worth saving! To help people appreciate their natural teeth and increase awareness about the importance of practicing good oral hygiene, the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), a group of specially advanced dentists, teamed up with Illinois state Rep. Sam…

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Associate’s Corner: A Tricky Dance

By Helen X. Yang, D.M.D. What do you say when a patient returns for recall with a brand-new, defective restoration? In this issue, I’d like to share a situation that is fairly routine, yet rife with possible complications, as well as three experienced endodontists’ perspectives on how they would approach it. I saw Mrs. S…

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Why Every Endodontist (and Endodontist-in-Training) Needs Disability Income Insurance

By Jamie L. Fehrs, MBA While you are in residency, it’s common to think that you don’t need to deal with things like insurance because, well, you’re still in training. Insurance can be dealt with once “real life” kicks in, you might say. Actually, there are some compelling reasons for securing disability income insurance while…

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Resident Spotlight: Dr. Luis Franco

Compiled by Dr. Moein Sadrkhani In this month’s Resident Spotlight, AAE’s Resident and New Practitioner committee member Dr. Moein Sadrkhani interviews Dr. Luis Franco, who emigrated from Mexico to the U.S. and went on to become a U.S. Navy pilot, and is presently in endodontic residency at Boston University. The Paper Point: I just read…

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AAE Declares May ‘Save Your Tooth Month’

The AAE announced it has dedicated the entire month of May to saving teeth. Save Your Tooth Month, sponsored by EndoVision and Sonendo, is a national initiative designed to showcase the benefits of root canal treatment from a specialist, and thanking general dentists for their referrals.

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