Prof. Dr. Pierre Machtou

Pierre Machtou, DDS, MS, PhD, FICD

Emeritus Professor, Paris 7-Denis Diderot University


Prof. Dr. Pierre Machtou graduated 1967 at the Paris 7-Denis Diderot University. He completed his habilitation and became a full professor at the same University in 1997. He is the past scientific director and general secretary of the French Endodontic society. He is a member of numerous national and international endodontic and dental societies, such as AAE, ESE, Pierre Fauchard Academy, and is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists. In 2006, he was the recipient of the Pierre Fauchard’s  Elmer S Best Memorial  Award.

Pierre Machtou serves as the associate Editor of Endodontic Practice and was scientific advisor of the 2nd IFEA World Congress in Paris 1992. He lectured and held seminars extensively in many countries worldwide. He is the author of two books and co-editor of one endodontic textbook. He wrote 11 book chapters  and 70 articles in peer review journals. His research interests are in endodontic irrigation dynamics and endodontic instrumentation. He has limited his practice to Endodontics since 1978


  • Endodontie