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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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Associate’s Corner: Minimizing “the unknown unknowns”

By Helen Meyer, D.M.D. Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld famously said: “There are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns—the ones we don’t know we…

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A Concise Guide to Pathology within Endodontics

By Gabriella Blazquez If the average endodontist sees just four cases per workday, they will have encountered well over thirty thousand patients throughout their career. The vast majority of periapical pathology seen in these patients will meet the criteria of apical periodontitis1. Still, it is important to be aware of other, less common, pathological entities…

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From the Heart: COVID-19 Column

By Tyler J. Guinn, D.D.S. When it comes to a pandemic, obviously there will be challenges that are presented. As an endodontics resident, there are many. However, there are a couple which I believe may be shared by more than a few of us, and I have been asked to speak about a couple of…

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Paper Point Thanksgiving Recipe Share: Dr. Poppy Blaseio

One of my favorite holidays is Thanksgiving. It’s a time to reflect and be grateful, a time for family, a season with beautiful autumn foliage, and of course a delicious multicourse meal that I get to spend days preparing for and cooking. As someone who loves to cook, spending a day-and-a-half preparing food is actually…

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Paper Point Member-Exclusive Article: Throwback

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From the Heart: COVID-19 Column

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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