Thousands Participate in American Association of Endodontists’ Annual Meeting in Denver

CHICAGO – More than 4,000 members, guests and exhibitors attended the American Association of Endodontists’ annual meeting in Denver, April 25-28. Endodontists debated hot topics in the specialty, including the future of canal irrigation using multi-sonic techniques and advanced nanoparticles, surgical versus nonsurgical retreatment, and defining treatment outcomes. More than 100 other educational courses addressed…

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American Association of Endodontists Announces 2018-2019 Board

CHICAGO—The American Association of Endodontics ushers in 2018-2019 with new officers and Board of Director members, appointed at the Association’s recent annual meeting in Denver. Patrick E. Taylor, D.D.S., M.S., President. Dr. Taylor’s dental career spans 21 years in the military, 18 years of private practice in Bellevue, Wash., and his current role as affiliate…

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AAE Bestows Top Honors at 2018 Annual Meeting

CHICAGO – The American Association of Endodontists recognized six individuals with the organization’s highest honors at the Association’s recent annual meeting in Denver. They were honored for their commitment to advancing endodontics and the specialty. In partnership with Dentsply Sirona, the AAE developed videos highlighting the accomplishments of the award recipients. Videos can be viewed…

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Root Canal Awareness Week Celebrates The Superheroes Of Saving Teeth

CHICAGO — A new video released by the American Association of Endodontists helps patients understand how advanced imaging greatly enhance an endodontist’s ability to diagnose, evaluate, treat and care for patients. Cone beam computed technology – CBCT – captures images using a cone-shaped X-ray beam. These images are then used to construct a 3-D representation…

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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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