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Nominations for the JOE Award will open again in the Fall of 2022.

Nominations should consist of a letter of recommendation indicating the nomination category and expressing how the nominated paper meets the criteria. Please include the article title and publication date with your nomination. The authors of the winning paper in each category will be recognized at the AAE annual meeting and in a future issue of the JOE. The Editorial Board Committee encourages you to submit your nominations by December 31, 2022, to:

Dr. Kenneth M. Hargreaves, JOE Editor
Email: communications@aae.org 

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.

latest Award Recipients

Basic Science: Biology
C. Le Fournis, C. Jeanneau, T. Giraud, I. El Karim, F. T. Lundy and I. About. Fibroblasts Control Macrophage Differentiation during Pulp Inflammation. J Endod 2021;47:1427-1434.

Basic Science: Technology
A.A. Sherwood, A. I. Sherwood, F. C. Setzer, S. D. K, J. V. Shamili, C. John and F. Schwendicke. A Deep Learning Approach to Segment and Classify C-Shaped Canal Morphologies in Mandibular Second Molars Using Cone-beam Computed Tomography. J Endod 2021;47:1907-1916.

Case Reports: Clinical Techniques
N. Suresh, H. J. Subbarao, V. Natanasabapathy and A. Kishen. Maxillary Anterior Teeth With Extensive Root Resorption Treated With Low-level Light-activated Engineered Chitosan Nanoparticles. J Endod2021;47:1182-90.

Clinical Research
B. Koli, A. Chawla, A. Logani, V. Kumar and S. Sharma. Combination of Nonsurgical Endodontic and Vital Pulp Therapy for Management of Mature Permanent Mandibular Molar Teeth with Symptomatic Irreversible Pulpitis and Apical Periodontitis. Journal 2021;47:374-381.

Regenerative Endodontics
Meschi, M. EzEldeen, A. E. T. Garcia, P. Lahoud, G. Van Gorp, W. Coucke, R. Jacobs, K. Vandamme, W. Teughels and P. Lambrechts. Regenerative Endodontic Procedure of Immature Permanent Teeth with Leukocyte and Platelet-rich Fibrin: A Multicenter Controlled Clinical Trial. Journal 2021;47:1729-1750.

Systematic Reviews
Sabeti, Y. Huang, Y. J. Chung and A. Azarpazhooh. Prognosis of Vital Pulp Therapy on Permanent Dentition: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Journal 2021;47:1683-1695.

Honorable Mentions

Basic Science: Biology
Z. Shen, C. Wichnieski, E. Carneiro, G. P. Garlet, A. Letra and R. M. Silva. Expression Profiling and Functional Characterization of MicroRNAs in Apical Periodontitis. Journal 2021;47:263-271.

C. Kuchler, N. D. Hannegraf, R. M. Lara, C. L. B. Reis, D. S. B. Oliveira, J. F. Mazzi-Chaves, K. M. Ribeiro Andrades, L. F. Lima, A. G. Salles, L. A. A. Antunes, M. D. Sousa-Neto, L. S. Antunes and F. Baratto-Filho. Investigation of Genetic Polymorphisms in BMP2, BMP4, SMAD6, and RUNX2 and Persistent Apical Periodontitis. Journal 2021;47:278-285.

Basic Science: Technology
Landzberg, H. Hussein and A. Kishen. A Novel Self-Mineralizing Antibacterial Tissue Repair Varnish to Condition Root-end Dentin in Endodontic Microsurgery. Journal 2021;47:939-946.

C. Simon, J. W. Kwok, F. Vinculado and D. Fried. Computer-Controlled CO2 Laser Ablation System for Cone-beam Computed Tomography and Digital Image Guided Endodontic Access: A Pilot Study. Journal 2021;47:1445-1452.

Case Reports: Clinical Techniques
G. Benjamin, A. Ather, M. R. Bueno, C. Estrela and A. Diogenes. Preserving the Neurovascular Bundle in Targeted Endodontic Microsurgery: A Case Series. Journal 2021;47:509-519.

F. Siqueira, Jr., R. Lenzi, S. Hernandez, J. C. Alberdi, G. Martin, V. P. Pessotti, F. G. Bueno-Camilo, P. H. P. Ferrari, M. A. H. Furtado, V. O. Cortes-Cid, A. R. Perez, F. R. F. Alves and I. N. Rocas. Effects of Endodontic Infections on the Maxillary Sinus: A Case Series of Treatment Outcome. Journal 2021;47:1166-1176.

Clinical Research
B. Gomes, P. A. Francisco, E. P. Godoi, Jr., M. S. Endo, M. Barbosa-Ribeiro, M. G. Delboni and V. G. A. Pecorari. Identification of Culturable and Nonculturable Microorganisms, Lipopolysaccharides, and Lipoteichoic Acids From Root Canals of Teeth With Endodontic Failure. Journal 2021;47:1075-1086.

G. Smith, A. M. Pratt, J. A. Anderson and J. J. Ray. Targeted Endodontic Microsurgery: Implications of the Greater Palatine Artery. Journal 2021;47:19-27.

Regenerative Endodontics
Shen, H. Tsao, S. LaRue, R. Liu, T. C. Kirkpatrick, L. C. Souza, A. Letra and R. M. Silva. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor and/or Nerve Growth Factor Treatment Induces Expression of Dentinogenic, Neuronal, and Healing Markers in Stem Cells of the Apical Papilla. Journal 2021;47:924-931.

J. Yoo, H. Perinpanayagam, Y. Choi, Y. Gu, S. W. Chang, S. H. Baek, Q. Zhu, A. F. Fouad and K. Y. Kum. Characterization of Histopathology and Microbiota in Contemporary Regenerative Endodontic Procedures: Still Coming up Short. Journal 2021;47:1285-1293 e1.

Systematic Reviews
F. Schuch, C. C. Vieira and A. C. Uchoa Vasconcelos. Malignant Lesions Mimicking Endodontic Pathoses Lesion: A Systematic Review. Journal 2021;47:178-188.

A.R. PradeepKumar, H. Shemesh, M. S. Nivedhitha, M. M. J. Hashir, S. Arockiam, T. N. Uma Maheswari and V. Natanasabapathy. Diagnosis of Vertical Root Fractures by Cone-beam Computed Tomography in Root-filled Teeth with Confirmation by Direct Visualization: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal 2021;47:1198-1214.

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.