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American Association of Endodontists Announces Advocacy Action Center

To amplify the voice of specialized dentists known as endodontists, the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) rolled out a new, robust web-based advocacy center called the AAE Advocacy Action Center.
17-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Shows Root Canal Treatment’s Bad Rap May Become a Thing of the Past.

Have you ever heard the phrase, “worse than a root canal?” Chances are you have, but thanks likely to modern advancements in technology and the advanced training of root canal specialists known as endodontists, it turns out that cliché analogy...
31-Jul-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Military Working Dog Undergoes Root Canal Treatment

Dr. Melissa Ruff, a Captain in the US Navy, 1st Dental Battalion/Naval Dental Center Camp Pendleton and specialized dentist known as an endodontist, recently performed a tooth saving procedure known as root canal treatment on a Military Working Dog
24-Jul-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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American Association of Endodontists’ Journal of Endodontics Undergoes First Full Redesign in Over a Decade

The American Association of Endodontists announced it has redesigned its Journal of Endodontics, as well as its homepage and mobile app. The Journal is well-regarded as a number-one member benefit and the premier journal for endodontics. The...
2-Jul-2019 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Specialty Dental Association Teams Up with State Rep. to Proclaim May as Save Your Tooth Month in Illinois

To help people appreciate their natural teeth, the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) teamed up with Illinois state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, to proclaim the month of May as Save Your Tooth Month.
21-May-2019 7:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Learning more about the AAE’s 2019-2020 Board of Directors Officers

The American Association of Endodontists is pleased to spotlight its new officers of the board of directors.
15-May-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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AAE Declares May 'Save Your Tooth Month'

Save Your Tooth Month, sponsored by EndoVision and Sonendo, is a national initiative designed to showcase the benefits of root canal treatment from a specialist, and thanking general dentists for their referrals.
1-May-2019 9:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AAE Declares May ‘Save Your Tooth Month’

Specialty dental association spotlights importance of retaining and saving natural teeth during month-long campaign in May.
1-May-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Could a Tooth Infection Be the Source of Chronic Sinus Problems?

According to Dr. Michael J. Lewis, a specially trained root canal dental specialist known as an endodontist, chronic sinus infections are sometimes caused or intensified by an underlying tooth infection.
24-Jan-2019 9:00 AM EST

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American Dental Association Taps Endodontist as New Leader

The AAE recently interviewed Dr. Chad Gehani, President of the ADA. Gehani, an endodontist, explains how emigrating from India as a young man and the experiences that followed prepared him to be an advocate for the ADA.
18-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST

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The American Association of Endodontists is a global resource for knowledge, research and education for the profession, members and the public. Endodontists are specialists in saving teeth. They have additional training and use specialized techniques and technologies to perform root canal treatment and diagnosis and treat tooth pain. While all endodontists are dentists, less than three percent of dentists are endodontists.


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