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 now Clinical Professor, Department of Endodontics, School of Dental Medicine, and University of Pennsylvania. He is also in private practice in Philadelphia, PA.
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 of Esthetic 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.
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 Dental Company.
Dr. Trope has created Next Level Endodontics (nextlevelendodontic.com) continuing dental education combining his extensive background of the theoretical world of academics with his considerable experience in private practice.”