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The Paper Point

The Paper Point, is an e-newsletter designed specifically for residents and young endodontists by the Resident and New Practitioner Committee. It delivers timely news, helpful hints and general information of importance to young endodontists.

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From the Heart: COVID-19 Column: September 2020

By Dr. Louis DeLuke My name is Louis DeLuke; I am a second-year endodontic resident at the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. When COVID-19 first hit, I can honestly say that I was clueless about the gravity of the situation. I remember making a comment to a faculty member at school…

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Traditional versus Conservative Access: Where are we Today? 

Gabriella Blazquez is a third-year student from UConn School of Dental Medicine. She is interested in endodontics and delightfully enjoys reading our newsletter. She wrote this piece comparing traditional and conservative approaches to endodontic access. We welcome opinion articles from students, residents and faculties, even on controversial subjects as this one.

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From the Heart: COVID-19 Column

In this new article series, The Paper Point aims to help our resident new practitioner members cope with the challenges of our new reality by sharing stories by Resident & New Practitioner Committee members and other young endodontists navigating these times. We are proud to showcase our first column by committee member Dr. Zahabiyah Tsiamwala !

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Sharing Results

Here we share results from a short survey created by RNPC member Dr. Helen Meyer, which was sent out in the April issue of the Paper Point newsletter asking residents how their training was impacted.

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A No-Cost Professional Liability Policy for Recent Grads. Really? Yes, Really.

By Treloar & Heisel Once again, the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) in collaboration with Treloar & Heisel is proud to offer its no-cost professional liability policy to recent graduates of endodontic residency programs. Applicants have to be new to practice and a member in good standing of the AAE. The offer covers the first…

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Resident Spotlight: Dr. Adetaye Adeseye

Compiled by Dr. Moein Sadrkhani Dr. Adetaye Adeseye is a UCLA resident who was recently interviewed about his journey to endodontics. His story is an inspiring one. Get to know him here: The Paper Point: Dr. Adeseye, thank you for accepting our interview request. Tell us about yourself, Adetaye. Dr. Adetaye Adeseye: My name, Adetaye,…

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