CHICAGO – The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) announced Stefan I. Zweig, D.D.S., F.A.C.D., as its new president during its annual meeting in Phoenix. The AAE represents thousands of dental specialists known as endodontists who save patients’ natural teeth and relieve their pain by performing root canal treatment.
Dr. Stefan Zweig graduated from UCLA in 1982 with a B.S. in Biochemistry. He received his dental degree from the University of Southern California in 1986 and his Certificate in Endodontics from USC in 1992. He maintained a faculty position at USC from 1992 until 1998 in the Department of Endodontics during which time he served as the Assistant Director of Graduate Endodontics. Dr. Zweig is a Past President of the Southern California Academy of Endodontists and The California Association of Endodontists.
He has served on the Interdisciplinary Committee of the California Dental Association, on numerous AAE Committees, and on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Endodontists. He is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Dr. Zweig has lectured locally, nationally, and internationally in the field of endodontics. Currently, Dr. Zweig serves as an Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry, Department of Endodontics and Periodontics, at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California.
Dr. Zweig assumed his new role with the AAE during its General Assembly event and will serve for one year.
“The state of the AAE is strong, and this can be attributed to our past leaders, amazing members, and dedicated staff,” Dr. Zweig said. “I am incredibly honored to be leading our great endodontic specialty as President and to build upon the AAE’s successes in the year to come.”
About the American Association of Endodontists:
The AAE is headquartered in Chicago and represents more than 8,000 members worldwide. Endodontics is one of 12 dental specialties formally recognized by the American Dental Association. The AAE, founded in 1943, is dedicated to excellence in the art and science of endodontics and to the highest standard of patient care. The Association inspires its members to pursue professional advancement and personal fulfillment through education, research, advocacy, leadership, communication and service. For more information about the AAE, visit the Association’s website at aae.org. For more patient focused information, visit aae.org/patients.