Professor Martin Trope, BDS, DMD
Clinical Professor of Endodontics
Penn Dental Medicine


Dr. Martin Trope was born in Johannesburg, South Africa where he received his BDS degree in dentistry in 1976. From 1976 to 1980 he practiced General Dentistry and Endodontics. In 1980 he moved to Philadelphia to specialize in Endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania. After graduating as an Endodontist he continued at the University of Pennsylvania as a faculty member until 1989 when he became Chair of Endodontology at Temple University, School of Dentistry. In 1993 he accepted the JB Freedland Professorship in the Department of Endodontics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Dentistry.  Named in honor of one of the founding fathers of Endodontics, the Freedland Professorship recognizes significant contributions to the specialty.

Dr. Trope is Clinical Professor, Department of Endodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. He is also in private practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Trope has served as a Director of the American Board of Endodontics.  Before entering full time private practice he was editor-in-chief of two journals, Dental Traumatology and Endodontic Topics.  He also serves on the Editorial Board of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and on the Advisory Board ofEsthetic Dentistry. He has published over 180 papers and written many book chapters. In 2002 he was awarded “The Louis I. Grossman Award ” for cumulative publication of significant research by the American Association of Endodontists. In 2014, he was awarded the Jens Ove Andreasen Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Association of Dental Traumatology.

Dr. Trope’s is actively involved in the development, design and promotion of new technological advancements in Endodontics. Presently he acts as Clinical Director for Brasseler USA.

Dr. Trope has created Next Level Endodontics Continuing Dental Education combining his extensive background of the theoretical world of academics with his considerable experience in private practice.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

clear formPost comment