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Key Decisions That Will Drive Your Endodontic Life

By Dr. Albert (Ace) Goerig As endodontic residents transition to become practicing endodontists, some important decisions are made in a relatively short time frame. Your choices will set up what kind of endodontist you will be and what kind life you will have. Here are some tips: Starting as an Associate The chief advantage of…

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Best Practices for Establishing a Winning Online Presence

By AAE Advantage Partner, PBHS Digitally marketed practices are four times more likely to grow by double digits, yet 85% of practices fail to implement a cohesive online strategy that meets these levels of growth. This includes the endodontic community, whose patients generally come from referrals. So, why is a strong online presence and digital…

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Resident Spotlight: Dr. Heather Burbick

Compiled by Dr. Moein Sadrkhani Dr. Heather Burbick is a second-year resident at Baylor College of Dentistry (Texas A&M). The Paper Point’s Dr. Moein Sadrkhani interviewed her about her journey to endo and her passions outside of endodontics. Get to know her here! Dr. Moein Sadrkhani: Tell us about yourself, Heather. Dr. Heather Burbick: I am a…

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AAE Honors Past President (’87-’88), the Late Charles (Chuck) Cunningham, D.D.S.

The AAE wishes to pay tribute to the late Charles (Chuck) Joseph Cunningham, D.D.S., AAE Past President (’87-’88) and Coolidge Award recipient. (From “Weekly Dental Update” newsletter, May 13, 2021 edition, by Rick Freedman, RDML, DC, USN  Chief, Navy Dental Corps): Charles (Chuck) Joseph Cunningham, D.D.S., passed away the morning of May 3, 2021 in…

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Is Retreatment Always Necessary Before Endodontic Surgery?

By Adham A. Azim BDS, DDS ”Retreatment first before surgery!” A statement that is still preached during endodontic training and carried from one endodontic generation to the other. The justification for this approach has been derived from classical papers suggesting improved outcomes when non-surgical retreatment (RET) is combined with endodontic surgery, compared to surgery alone…

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What Would I Tell My Younger Self?

What would I tell my younger self?  I recently finished Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age by Dr. Sanjay Gupta and would emphatically tell my younger self to read this, and live it! I’m certain my youthful self would have promptly elevated this science-driven book to “must read” status. While there are…

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College of Diplomates Celebrates 25 Years

Compiled by Elisabeth Lisican The AAE wishes to congratulate the College of Diplomates on its 25th  anniversary! Don’t miss their inspiring video, marking the milestone. AAE Integrated Communications Manager Elisabeth Lisican recently caught up with College of Diplomates President Dr. Priya S. Chand to discuss the significance of this milestone and what’s in store for…

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Teaching and Saving Teeth: A Family Affair

Compiled by Michael Dobrow With Father’s Day around the corner, Michael Dobrow, integrated communications specialist for the AAE, interviewed father-daughter duo, Paul A. Falcon, D.M.D., and Carla Y. Falcon, D.M.D., M.D.S., to learn more about their experiences as a family committed to academia and saving teeth. The pair are accomplished authors, educators, and leaders in…

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