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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Don’t Miss These AAE19 Sessions!

Listed below are recommended AAE19 sessions for residents and new practitioners covering a variety of topics of interest: Opening Keynote: Mike Walsh Wednesday, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m., 517 ABC – Palais des congrès de Montréal Get ready for an enlightening discussion of all things futuristic. All registered attendees and their registered guests are welcome to attend.…

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My Outreach Experience

I was very fortunate last summer to be able to volunteer with the AAE Foundation in the Jamaican Outreach Program in partnership with Christian Dental Services. I’m going to share my experience today, but first a little back story for context. 

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JOE Review: December 2018-February 2019

The Journal of Endodontics is an invaluable resource for both contemporary and historical research in endodontics. In this issue of The Paper Point, I have delved into an article from each of the past three months to provide synopses.

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Resident Spotlight: Dr. Patrick Stamos

Introducing a new feature in The Paper Point, “Getting to Know …”, in which we will aim to feature one inspiring resident or new practitioner per issue. We’re proud to introduce this month’s featured resident, Dr. Patrick Stamos!

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Associate’s Corner

Building a Referral Base As a New Associate Endodontist By Helen Yang, D.M.D. Young associate endodontists generally start out dependent on the goodwill and referrals of the owner/partner endodontists. Over time, however, a successful associate can gradually develop his or her own referral base. Achieving this will not only enhance the associate’s productivity and value…

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Case Challenge

A 55-year-old Caucasian female was referred for evaluation of tooth #8. She has no chief complaints. On recent examination, a periapical lesion was noted on tooth #8.

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