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Hindsight is 20/20 and Second Chances are Divine

An 82-year-old white female presented with chief complaint of “I still have a dull ache in that tooth six months after I had the root canal done.” The patient reports mild throbbing ache from tooth no. 15. No swelling or deep probing depths noted. Occlusion was check and no interferences or other malocclusion noted.

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Strategic Priorities Update: Partners in Patient Care

I have always believed that “we are all members” of the same team, probably because of my playing full contact football from the  third grade on in Houston! (No, I don’t have CTE!) The coaches were all volunteers who loved football and all were WWII vets who knew a few things about teamwork.

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Military Working Dog Undergoes Root Canal Treatment

The military does serious work. So do endodontists, even for four-legged service members, which is why Dr. Melissa Ruff, Captain in the US Navy, 1st Dental Battalion/Naval Dental Center Camp Pendleton performed root canal treatment on a Military Working Dog (MWD) on July 2, 2019.

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District Director Nominees Announced for 2020 Election

The American Association of Endodontists proudly announces the district director candidates for terms beginning in 2020. Terms are three years in length, unless noted otherwise. Members will approve the nominees by casting their votes at the General Assembly in Nashville on April 3, 2020.

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Endodontic Clinic at University of Iowa Named for Dr. Richard E. Walton

The University of Iowa Department of Endodontics has named its clinic the Walton Endodontic Clinic in honor of…

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Headquarters Update

Susan Marquise has joined the AAE in the position of executive coordinator. In this role, Susan provides support to the executive office team.

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