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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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Podcast Host Sounds Off on Endo Voices

AAE19 in Montréal was a unique meeting with an international tone. Suitably so, Montréal also witnessed the inaugural launch of AAE’s Endo Voices, an educational podcast centered on advancing the art and science of endodontics while promoting the highest standards of patient care.

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‘The Past is Prologue’ -The Tempest, Shakespeare

As I begin my presidency, it is with great excitement and gratitude that I embark on this year-long journey, I am grateful for the thoughtful past leadership that has provided a strong base from which to grow.

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AAE19 Boasts 4,200 Attendees, Variety of Special Events

This year’s annual meeting exhibited a great deal of international flair, taking place in the culture-rich city of Montréal and featuring the meeting’s inaugural International Reception, as well as a variety of other special events.

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Dr. Richard S. Schwartz Wins 2019 AAE President’s Award

Each year, the AAE’s prestigious President’s Award honors exceptional members who work, often behind the scenes, to promote and advance the Association. We want to make sure their tireless efforts do not go unrecognized. This year’s awardee is a tenacious endodontist who is passionate about moving the needle towards progressing our specialty forward.

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Photo Finish for the Foundation for Endodontics

On Friday, April 12, at AAE19 in Montreal, the Foundation for Endodontics exceeded its $1 million fundraising goal for the 2018-2019 campaign year!

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Headquarters Update

The Foundation for Endodontics would like to welcome its newest staff member Ruby Schucker to the position of major gifts manager, reporting directly to Assistant Executive Director for the Foundation for Endodontics, Aly Hall. Ruby is coming to us with more than seven years of experience in development leadership roles at nonprofit organizations, including Columbia…

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