Brian P. Trava, DMD


Doctor

Dr. Trava, was born and raised locally, graduating from Lycoming College in 1984, and graduated dental school from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, (UMDNJ), in 1988. He was accepted and finished his two year post-graduate work in Endodontics from UMDNJ, 1990. Dr. Trava started his practice in Hawthorne in1990, Ho-Ho-Kus 1993, Oradell in 2009 and Wyckoff in 2010. He was an assistant clinical professor at UMDNJ teaching Post Graduate Endodontics from 1993- 2000. In his spare time, he volunteered at Eva’s Village doing dental work and with the National Basketball Association. Dr. Trava was honored by the Paterson/Passaic Boys and Girls Club in 2010. Dr. Trava lectures nationally on diagnosing patients with 3-D imaging and laser technology. Dr. Trava is also a published author.


Education


  • 1980 – Ramapo High School
  • 1984 – Lycoming College
  • 1988 – University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • Post Doctoral 1990 – University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Endodontic Residency Program

Licenses & Certificates


  • 1988 – North East Regional Board Certificate
  • 1988 – New Jersey Dental License
  • 1990 – New Jersey Endodontic Specialty License

Honors & Awards


  • 1981 – Lycoming College Blue Key Honor Society
  • 1984 – Byron C. Brunsetter Award for outstanding Achievement in Biology
  • 1984 – Colley Award Candidate Theta Chi Fraternity International
  • 1984 – Graduated Magna cum Laude
  • 1984 – Dean’s List 1980-84
  • 1987 – New Jersey Dental School Table clinic Award
  • 1987 – 117th New Jersey Dental Association Annual Session Award for Advancement of Dentistry
  • 1988 – Greater New York Dental Meeting Award for Research Presentation
  • 1990 – New Jersey Dental School Science Award

Research


  • 1984 – Inflammation Research Program Merck, Sharpe and Dome Rahway, New Jersey
  • 1990 – The Effects of Light Cured Calcium Hydroxide on Dentin Bridge Formation

Appointments


  • 1997 – Associate Professor of Clinical Endodontics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Professional Organizations


  • American Association of Endodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • New Jersey Dental Association
  • Passaic Dental Society
  • Bergen Dental Society
  • International Association of Dental Traumatology
  • Academy of Laser Dentistry
  • Special Care Dentistry Association
  • Rotary International
  • UMDNJ Dental Alumni Board
  • Eva’s Village, Paterson, New Jersey