Dr Machtou graduated in 1967 from the Paris 7-Denis Diderot University. He completed his training and became a full professor at the same University in 1997 and served as Vice-Dean from 1998 to 2008. He is a member of numerous national and international endodontic and dental societies and a Fellow of the International College of Dentists.
In 2006, he was the recipient of the Pierre Fauchard’s Elmer S. Best Memorial Award. Dr Machtou lectured extensively and held seminars in many countries worldwide. He is the author of two books and co-editor of one endodontic textbook.
He wrote 11 textbook chapters and 70 articles in peer review journals. He has limited his practice to Endodontics since 1978 and is currently the co-director of the European Society of Endodontology certified graduate endodontic program in Paris