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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.

We want to hear from you! Submit questions, story ideas or letters to the editor to communications@aae.org.

Resident Spotlight: Dr. Ilse Longerich

Dr. Ilse Longerich is a first-year endodontic resident at University of Louisville. The Paper Point’s Dr. Moein Sadrkhani recently caught up with her to learn more about her journey to endo, her military service and her passion for horseback riding and rodeo. Dr. Moein Sadrkhani: Thank you for accepting our interview request. Tell us about…

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7 Tips As You Re-start Student Loan Payments

By Patrick Cortazzo Jr. , CSLP®, ChFC® If you’ve taken out loans to pay for dental school, you likely experienced a brief pause in your payments during the pandemic. But everything must come to an end, and this momentary relief will, too. Here are some tips to ease your transition. #1 Remember what kind of…

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Helen Yang, D.M.D.

Associate’s Corner: A Tale of Two Plumbers

By Dr. Helen Yang Meyer Recently, my husband and I invited two plumbers to evaluate our new fixer upper and quote the costs to create a kitchen island and add a gas line. The two resultant very different consultations led me to reflect on my own communication style with patients. The first plumber was middle-aged,…

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Get to Know the Board Transformation Initiative

As announced in Dr. Alan S. Law’s September 2021 President’s Message, the AAE Board in conjunction with a special committee is revisiting the Board Transformation Initiative over the next several months. The Special Committee on the Board Transformation Initiative will review prior work, gather and analyze relevant data, conduct Town Hall meetings with members to…

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Key Decisions That Will Drive Your Endodontic Life

By Dr. Albert (Ace) Goerig As endodontic residents transition to become practicing endodontists, some important decisions are made in a relatively short time frame. Your choices will set up what kind of endodontist you will be and what kind life you will have. Here are some tips: Starting as an Associate The chief advantage of…

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Best Practices for Establishing a Winning Online Presence

By AAE Advantage Partner, PBHS Digitally marketed practices are four times more likely to grow by double digits, yet 85% of practices fail to implement a cohesive online strategy that meets these levels of growth. This includes the endodontic community, whose patients generally come from referrals. So, why is a strong online presence and digital…

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