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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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AAE Communiqué

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.

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View the latest 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

2020 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.

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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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.