Terryl A. Propper, DDS, MS

Terryl Propper 056Dr. Terryl Propper has been at Endodontic Associates since 1989. Dr. Propper practiced as a general dentist in Alcoa, Tennessee before moving to Chicago to accept a position as Assistant Director of Marketing for the American Dental Association. In this position, Dr. Propper lectured in the U.S. , Canada and Puerto Rico on Marketing and Practice Management. After a successful career as a featured speaker, Dr. Propper returned to the University of North Carolina to complete her endodontic residency and earn a Masters of Science Degree. Dr. Propper is the senior partner at Endodontic Associates.

Dr. Propper was only the second female President of the Nashville Dental Society (NDS) in 50 years. She was honored to serve as President in 2001. She has been very active in the NDS as well as the Tennessee Dental Association (TDA). She currently serves on the TDA Board of Trustees as the Trustee from Middle Tennessee, she previously served as VP of Middle Tennessee.

She currently is President of the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) and has served on the Board of Trustees.  Dr. Propper received the prestigious AAE President’s  Award in 2009 for outstanding service to the profession.  She also was honored with the Spirit of Service Award for her work with the Interfaith Dental Clinic. Dr. Propper has been the recipient of the NDS Richard Sullivan Award and the TDA Fellowship Award. She received a citation for receiving 80 hours of continuing education in one cycle from the TDA in 2013. Dr. Propper has served as a Delegate to the American Dental Associations House of Delegates as well as to the Tennessee Dental Associations House of Delegates. Dr. Propper has also served as Chairman of the Board of the Interfaith Dental Clinic and has taken an active part in sustaining the Clinic’s mission.

Doctor Factoid: Dr. Propper is a gourmet cook and her hobby is entering cooking contests. She has been a National Finalist in the 1994 and 1997 Beef Cook Off and a finalist in the Tillamook Mac and Cheese contest in 2007. If you are a patient of Dr. Propper’s, don’t be surprised if you leave with an award winning recipe!!