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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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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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Resident Spotlight: Dr. Heather Burbick

Compiled by Dr. Moein Sadrkhani Dr. Heather Burbick is a second-year resident at Baylor College of Dentistry (Texas A&M). The Paper Point’s Dr. Moein Sadrkhani interviewed her about her journey to endo and her passions outside of endodontics. Get to know her here! Dr. Moein Sadrkhani: Tell us about yourself, Heather. Dr. Heather Burbick: I am a…

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Enhancing Our Understanding of Endodontic Research Advances Through Skeletal Biology and Regeneration Literature

By Laura Doherty The main “progenitor” or “stem cell” we acknowledge in the world of endodontics is the dental pulp stem cell (DPSC) residing within the in the pulp. These progenitors function during tooth development but also in adulthood as sources of postnatal stem cells, contributing to new tissue formation following injury (as is the…

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Fundamentals of Restorability

By Gabriella Blazquez At the heart of endodontics is a passion for saving restorable teeth which can be maintained as a part of a healthy dentition. By reviewing the key factors, which should be considered when accessing restorability, I hope to provide a concise guide on the management of teeth with questionable prognoses. Patient Considerations:…

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Resident Spotlight: Dr. Rachel Kalman

Compiled by Dr. Moein Sadrkhani Dr. Rachel Kalman is a third-year University of Connecticut resident. The Paper Point‘s Dr. Moein Sadrkhani recently caught up with her to learn more about her journey to endo. Dr. Moein Sadrkhani: Dr. Kalman, thank you for accepting our interview request. Tell us about yourself, Rachel. Dr. Rachel Kalman: Thank…

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