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.

Associate’s Corner: A Tricky Dance

By Helen X. Yang, D.M.D. What do you say when a patient returns for recall with a brand-new, defective restoration? In this issue, I’d like to share a situation that is fairly routine, yet rife with possible complications, as well as three experienced endodontists’ perspectives on how they would approach it. I saw Mrs. S…

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Why Every Endodontist (and Endodontist-in-Training) Needs Disability Income Insurance

By Jamie L. Fehrs, MBA While you are in residency, it’s common to think that you don’t need to deal with things like insurance because, well, you’re still in training. Insurance can be dealt with once “real life” kicks in, you might say. Actually, there are some compelling reasons for securing disability income insurance while…

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Resident Spotlight: Dr. Luis Franco

Compiled by Dr. Moein Sadrkhani In this month’s Resident Spotlight, AAE’s Resident and New Practitioner committee member Dr. Moein Sadrkhani interviews Dr. Luis Franco, who emigrated from Mexico to the U.S. and went on to become a U.S. Navy pilot, and is presently in endodontic residency at Boston University. The Paper Point: I just read…

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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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