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Foundation for Endodontics Announces Brasseler USA Funding for 2022 Resident Research Grants

For immediate release:  For more information:  Alyson Whittlesey, Assistant Executive Director for Foundation for Endodontics, 312-872-0468  Kim FitzSimmons, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for AAE, 800-872-3636  CHICAGO – The Foundation for Endodontics, the philanthropic arm of the American Association of Endodontics, announced Brasseler U.S.A. Dental, LLC, has pledged $75,000 for one year of Resident Research Grants for 2022.   Under this grant, $500 is…

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The Virtual Shift in Endodontic Education

By Keith R. Boyer, D.D.S. Endodontic education changed significantly in the past year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The emergence of state and local mandates restricting in-person education, along with guidance to limit dental patient visits to emergencies only,1 forced dental schools to quickly modify their curriculums. While some programs closed completely for varying periods…

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AAE Introduces New Board Slate for 2021-2022

The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) is announcing  its officers of the Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 year during the annual meeting, AAE21. Alan S. Law, D.D.S., Ph.D., will serve as President. According to AAE’s April 2021 Communiqué feature, Dr. Law views his role with the AAE (and with his family, practice and academics)…

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Here’s the Scoop on CE!

The following is everything you need to know about how we’re offering CE at AAE21 – and remember, if you miss portions of the meeting, you can always go back on-demand until May 31, 2021. Beginning April 21, 2021, CE verification codes and session evaluations for each session you’ve attended will be available. Select Claim CE…

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AAE21 Show Daily – Education Sessions Preview

We’re proud to be offering an abundance of high-quality sessions to satisfy your CE requirements. Browse the below for a preview of each exciting track! Cognitive Dissonance – The Seltzer and Bender Memorial Track Drs. Sam Seltzer and I.B. Bender, in their infamous 1965 Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology article defined cognitive dissonance “as the…

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Get your Competitive Research Grant Application Questions Answered

The AAE’s Research & Scientific Affairs Committee will be hosting an Ask Me Anything session titled “Submitting a Successful Foundation for Endodontics Research Grant Application” on Wednesday, Aug 12, at 7:00 p.m., in advance of the August 15 submission deadline. AAE Committee Chair, Dr. Ariadne M. Letra, and AAE staff will be available in the…

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Foundation Outreach

In early 2020, three endodontists volunteered their time for the Foundation for Endodontics’ 15th International Outreach Program. Drs. John T. Dominici, Winnie Zhang, and Christopher A. Pellicano travelled to the Helping Hand Clinic in Treasure Beach, Jamaica to provide under-resourced, local community members with endodontic care.

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Relief Grant and Leadership

As the global pandemic arrived in the U.S., the Foundation for Endodontics’ Board of Trustees was saddened and disappointed by the cancellation of AAE20 in Nashville. The cancellation made sharing the Foundation’s news and accomplishments with the endodontic community difficult and as such. As state shutdowns increased in longevity, shaky economies and difficult job markets created a sense of nervousness among endodontists who were eager to find PPE and return to their offices.

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Dr. Scott Makins Pledges $100,000 to Establish Endodontic Education Endowment at University of Texas School of Dentistry

It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that we bring you this announcement.  We are pleased to highlight Dr. Scott Makins’ generosity in strengthening the endodontic program at the University of Texas School of Dentistry. 

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Boston Dental Schools to Host ‘Teeth Worth Saving Day’ Nov. 18

A date has been set for a day of giving in Boston. Called “Teeth Worth Saving Day” (or “Teethgiving”, unofficially), endodontics departments from all three Boston dental schools — Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine — have joined forces and each will be performing endodontic treatment to pre-screened patients in need at their campuses on November 18.

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