Publications & Research

The AAE’s publications and research lead the specialty and are globally recognized. Use the information below as a guide as you explore the resources featured in this section of the website.

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Journal of Endondontics

The official journal of the AAE, the JOE, publishes scientific articles, case reports and comparison studies evaluating materials and methods of pulp conservation and endodontic treatment.

Current Issue

View the June issue of the Journal of Endodontics, the premier journal for the endodontic specialty.

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JOE Mobile App

Stay connected to the JOE on the go.

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JOE Publication Award

2019 winners, plus information on how to make a nomination.

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The Communiqué is distributed monthly via email to AAE members and supporters.

Targeted Endodontic Microsurgery

Thirteen thousand years ago, a hunter-gatherer received treatment described in the Journal of Physical Anthropology as “…consistent with tool‐assisted manipulation to remove necrotic or infected pulp in vivo and the subsequent use of a composite, organic filling (1).” Were this not to have occurred during the Paleolithic Era, the use of a file for root canal treatment would seem uninteresting, although the obturation concoction of bitumen, vegetable fibers and hair might raise an eyebrow. But this was a stone file!

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Swinging for the Fences: An Update on Strategic Plan Progress

As I sit down to pen this President’s Message about our strategic plan, I’m reminded of a compelling message that Past President Dr. Garry L. Myers wrote two years ago. Maybe that’s because I’ve watched our 2018-2019 Year in Review video one too many times, which, like Dr. Myers, alludes to baseball and offers many great metaphors.

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Dr. Jaclyn Rivera Climbs Mount Kilimanjaro

A big round of applause to AAE member and Public and Professional Relations committee member Dr. Jaclyn Rivera for climbing Mount Kilimanjaro! As a dedicated member she even planted the AAE flag at the top — talk about elevating endodontists! “Wow, was that incredibly hard,” she said of the feat. “Summit day started at 12:30…

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The AAE strives to deliver professional advancement and personal fulfillment to its members through research opportunities and scientific resources. The Research and Scientific Affairs Committee guides the Association’s efforts in this arena; they also collaborate with others to ensure that members receive cutting-edge information about developments across dentistry.