Michael Koropp was born in Anchorage and graduated from West High School. He received his dental training at the Oregon Health Sciences University and graduated with honors in 1981. After practicing general dentistry for two years, he returned to OHSU for his orthodontic specialty certification. Dr. Koropp is an active member of the AAO, the American Dental Association and local dental societies. In addition to this, he has served as president of the Anchorage Dental Society and the Alaska State Society of Orthodontists.