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JOE Publication Awards

839 AAE 2018 in Denver-JOE Awards

Awards are available in the following categories:

Basic Science: Biology
Basic Science: Technology
Case Reports/Clinical Techniques
Clinical Research
Regenerative Endodontics
Systematic and Scoping Reviews

Papers eligible for the award are those that represent significant advances in endodontics and adhere to the principles of the scientific method. Position papers and editorials are not considered for this award. Papers are judged based upon:

• Scientific merit and broad impact on dental research
• Relevance to endodontics
• Originality of research objectives and/or ideas presented
• Creativity of study design or uniqueness of approaches and concepts
• Validity of statistical and/or epidemiological methods
• Clarity of presentation

The JOE Publication Awards are presented to authors of published papers in the Journal of Endodontics that represent innovative thought and significant advances in the endodontic field. The JOE Publication Awards are presented annually at the Scientific Advisory Board Reception during the AAE annual meeting.

The AAE proudly recognizes JOE Publication Award recipients and continues the tradition of honoring the achievements and contributions of these individuals to the specialty of endodontics.

Publication Award Criteria

  • Paper must have been published within the last calendar year.
  • Papers must adhere to the principles of the scientific method. Position papers, narrative reviews and editorials are not considered for this award.
  • Papers may be nominated by any member of the AAE who is not an author of the paper and who was not affiliated with the institution of the corresponding author at the time of submission of the paper.
  • Nominations must include a letter of nomination indicating for which of the above-mentioned categories the paper is being nominated, and expressing how the nominated paper meets the criteria. Please include the article title and publication date with your nomination.

2020 Award Recipients

Basic Science: Biology
H. Sasaki, H. Furusho, D. B. Rider, J. M. Dobeck, W. P. Kuo, A. Fujimura, S. Yoganathan, K. Hirai, S. Xu, K. Sasaki and P. Stashenko. Endodontic Infection-induced Inflammation Resembling Osteomyelitis of the Jaws in Toll-like Receptor 2/Interleukin 10 Double-knockout Mice. J Endod 2019;45:181-188.

Basic Science: Technology
A. Hashmi, R. N. S. Sodhi and A. Kishen. Interfacial Characterization of Dentin Conditioned with Chitosan Hydroxyapatite Precursor Nanocomplexes Using Time-of-flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry. J Endod 2019;45:1513-1521.

Case Reports: Clinical Techniques
G. Gambarini, M. Galli, L. V. Stefanelli, D. Di Nardo, A. Morese, M. Seracchiani, F. De Angelis, S. Di Carlo and L. Testarelli. Endodontic Microsurgery Using Dynamic Navigation System: A Case Report. J Endod 2019.

Clinical Research
M. Messing, L. C. Souza, F. Cavalla, K. K. Kookal, G. Rizzo, M. Walji, R. Silva and A. Letra. Investigating Potential Correlations between Endodontic Pathology and Cardiovascular Diseases Using Epidemiological and Genetic Approaches. J Endod 2019;45:104-110.

Regenerative Endodontics
H. Arslan, H. M. A. Ahmed, Y. Sahin, E. Doganay Yildiz, E. C. Gundogdu, Y. Guven and R. Khalilov. Regenerative Endodontic Procedures in Necrotic Mature Teeth with Periapical Radiolucencies: A Preliminary Randomized Clinical Study. J Endod 2019;45:863-872.

Systematic or Scoping Reviews
F. Elmsmari, X. F. Ruiz, Q. Miro, N. Feijoo-Pato, F. Duran-Sindreu and J. G. Olivieri. Outcome of Partial Pulpotomy in Cariously Exposed Posterior Permanent Teeth: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. J Endod 2019;45:1296-1306.

Honorable Mentions

In addition to the award-winning papers, the following papers have been accorded honorable mention status:

Basic Research: Biology

M. de Campos Soriani Azevedo, T. P. Garlet, C. F. Francisconi, P. M. Colavite, A. P. Tabanez, J. L. Melchiades, A. P. Favaro Trombone, C. Sfeir, S. Little, R. M. Silva and G. P. Garlet. Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide Immunoregulatory Role at the Periapex: Associative and Mechanistic Evidences from Human and Experimental Periapical Lesions. Journal 2019;45:1228-1236.

J.Zheng, Z. Wu, K. Niu, Y. Xie, X. Hu, J. Fu, D. Tian, K. Fu, B. Zhao, W. Kong, C. Sun and L. Wu. Microbiome of Deep Dentinal Caries from Reversible Pulpitis to Irreversible Pulpitis. Journal 2019;45:302-309 e1.

Basic Research: Technology

F. C. Li, S. Borkar, A. Ramachandran and A. Kishen. Novel Activated Microbubbles-based Strategy to Coat Nanoparticles on Root Canal Dentin: Fluid Dynamical Characterization. Journal 2019;45:797-802.

T. Ekert, J. Krois, L. Meinhold, K. Elhennawy, R. Emara, T. Golla and F. Schwendicke. Deep Learning for the Radiographic Detection of Apical Lesions. Journal 2019;45:917-922 e5.

Case Reports and Clinical Techniques

J. Buchgreitz, M. Buchgreitz and L. Bjorndal. Guided Endodontics Modified for Treating Molars by Using an Intracoronal Guide Technique. Journal 2019;45:818-823.

S. Asgary, M. Nourzadeh, P. Verma, M. L. Hicks and A. Nosrat. Vital Pulp Therapy as a Conservative Approach for Management of Invasive Cervical Root Resorption: A Case Series. Journal 2019;45:1161-1167.

Clinical Research

T. von Arx, S. S. Jensen, S. F. M. Janner, S. Hanni and M. M. Bornstein. A 10-year Follow-up Study of 119 Teeth Treated with Apical Surgery and Root-end Filling with Mineral Trioxide Aggregate. Journal 2019;45:394-401.

T. von Arx, S. F. M. Janner, S. Hanni and M. M. Bornstein. Radiographic Assessment of Bone Healing Using Cone-beam Computed Tomographic Scans 1 and 5 Years after Apical Surgery. Journal 2019;45:1307-1313.

Regenerative Endodontics

G. Meza, D. Urrejola, N. Saint Jean, C. Inostroza, V. Lopez, M. Khoury and C. Brizuela. Personalized Cell Therapy for Pulpitis Using Autologous Dental Pulp Stem Cells and Leukocyte Platelet-rich Fibrin: A Case Report. Journal 2019;45:144-149.

N. Meschi, P. Hilkens, G. Van Gorp, O. Strijbos, A. Mavridou, M. Cadenas de Llano Perula, I. Lambrichts, E. Verbeken and P. Lambrechts. Regenerative Endodontic Procedures Posttrauma: Immunohistologic Analysis of a Retrospective Series of Failed Cases. Journal 2019;45:427-434.

Systematic and Scoping Reviews

M. Zanjir, N. L. Lighvan, C. Yarascavitch, J. Beyene, P. S. Shah and A. Azarpazhooh. Efficacy and Safety of Pulpal Anesthesia Strategies during Endodontic Treatment of Permanent Mandibular Molars with Symptomatic Irreversible Pulpitis: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis. Journal 2019;45:1435-1464 e10.

D. A. Decurcio, G. Rossi-Fedele, C. Estrela, S. J. Pulikkotil and V. Nagendrababu. Machine-assisted Agitation Reduces Postoperative Pain during Root Canal Treatment: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis from Randomized Clinical Trials. Journal 2019;45:387-393 e2.

Award Categories

  • Basic Research: Biology
  • Basic Research: Technology
  • Case Reports/Clinical Techniques
  • Clinical Research
  • Regenerative Endodontics
  • Systematic and Scoping Reviews

Categories may not have finalist papers if the nominated articles do not meet the judges’ criteria.

Judging Criteria

  • Scientific merit and broad impact on dental research.
  • Relevance to endodontics.
  • Originality of research objectives and/or ideas presented.
  • Creativity of study design or uniqueness of approaches and concepts.
  • Validity of statistical and/or epidemiological methods.
  • Clarity of presentation.