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.

Case Challenge

A 82-year-old white female presented with chief complaint of, “I still have a dull ache in that tooth six months after I had the root canal done.” The patient reports mild throbbing ache from tooth #15. No swelling or deep probing depths noted. Occlusion was checked and no interferences or other malocclusion noted.

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Resident Spotlight: Dr. Faranak Mahjour

By Dr. Moein Sadrkhani This month’s Resident Spotlight interviewee is Dr. Faranak Mahjour. She’s had long journey from Shiraz, Iran, to Tehran, Iran, then Boston and finally Buffalo, N.Y. During all these stops she received a few degrees, published numerous articles and research, and won scientific and sport-related awards! The Paper Point: Dr. Faranak, thank…

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Case Challenge

A 40-year-old Caucasian female had non-surgical endodontic therapy completed approximately two months prior. The patient was ASA 1 with a non contributory health history.

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JOE Review: March 2019-May 2019

Three articles, one each from the March, April, and May 2019 issues, respectively, of the Journal of Endodontics, arguably the premier journal for endodontics, were selected for brief review.

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Finance Corner

I know many of you are still residents, but it is never too early to start saving for retirement, even if your income is not substantial. As a recent graduate, this section is intended to answer questions that I had while in residency in the hopes that those in a similar situation can get a jump start on their financial future.

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Resident Spotlight: Dr. Adam Walker

Compiled by Dr. Moein Sadrkhani In this month’s Resident Spotlight, Dr. Moein Sadrkhani interviews Dr. Adam Walker. Born and raised in Alaska, Dr. Walker graduated from dental school from University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine in 2011 and is married to his high school sweetheart, Sabrina, whom he describes as his rock. She was…

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