Boston Prosthodontics consists of Dr. Kenneth A. Malament, a world renowned Prosthodontist, and equally renowned associates Drs. Dan Nathanson, Hans Peter Weber and Michael Butera. Dr. Malament states that dentistry that esthetic and functioning comfort to the patient are important clinical objectives. The knowledge within dental technology, dental science and dental practice has dramatically expanded, leading to better quality, artistry and more standards-based clinical applications. Ceramics are the most consistently predictable esthetic dental material. Today, prosthodontists working with other dental specialists can offer more treatment options for patients complex problems.
Drs. Malament, Nathanson, Weber and Butera are recognized by the ADA as specialists. They have extensive training in comprehensive care, material science & quality esthetic dentistry for implant restorations, crown & bridgework, dentures, partial dentures & Sleep Disorders and TMD (headaches & jaw pain). Fabricating all custom dental work onsite, Prosthodontic Associates features a dental laboratory with Master Dental Technologists.
Kenneth A. Malament D.D.S., M.Sc.D.
Dr. Malament received his D.D.S. from N.Y.U. College of Dentistry and a specialty certificate and Master's degree from Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry. He is a Past President of the and Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics. In Boston, Dr. Malament has a full-time practice that includes a dental laboratory with Master Dental Technologists.
He is a Clinical Professor at Tufts University in postgraduate prosthodontics. Dr. Malament is a Past President of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics, Northeastern Prosthodontic Society and American Academy of Dental Science and served as the Secretary of the American College of Prosthodontists and Secretary-Treasurer of International College of Prosthodontists. He is the President-elect of the Academy of Prosthodontics and the Treasurer of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. Dr. Malament is an active member of active member of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics and Academy of Osseointegration.
He was on the research and development teams for two different well-known ceramic products and developed instrumentation used in clinical practice. He has been a consultant to three journals and has published in the dental literature in the areas of all-ceramic survival statistics, fixed and implant prosthodontics, risk analysis, occlusion, material science and periodontics.
Dr. Malament has been awarded the Research Award from the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics in 1977, the 2002 American College of Prosthodontists’ Clinician / Researcher Award, the 2003 American College of Prosthodontists’ Daniel Gordon Achievement Award, the 2006 George H. Moulton Award for Achievement from the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, the 2009 American College of Prosthodontists’ Distinguished Lecturer Award, the 2015 Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontic’ Distinguished Lecturer Award and the 2016 American College of Prosthodontists’ Educator of the Year Award.
Dan Nathanson DMD
Prof. Dr. Nathanson is the Chairperson of the Department of Prosthodontic and Material Research at Boston University Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry. He received his dental degree from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel and completed postdoctoral training in restorative dentistry and dental materials at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Forsyth Dental Center in Boston. He also received a specialty certificate in prosthodontics and a Master's degree in public health from Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry.
In addition to his academic position he also maintains a part time practice limited to prosthodontics in Boston. Organizational affiliations include Fellowships in the Academy of Prosthodontics, and the Academy of Dental Materials; Memberships in the ADA, American College of Prosthodontists, Greater NY Academy of prosthodontics, International association for Dental Research (Past President, Boston Chapter), and other organizations.
With a primary research interest in restorative and prosthetic materials, Dr. Nathanson has published numerous articles, research abstracts and textbook chapters. His current research involves new materials and technology for fixed prosthodontics, resin restoratives, restoration of pulpless teeth.
Hans-Peter Weber DMD
Prof. Dr. Hans Peter Weber is the Chairperson of the Department of Prosthodontics at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He the Past President of the Academy of Prosthodontics and member of the Board of Directors of the International Team for Implantology. He is the President of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics and the American Academy of Dental Science.
He holds dental degrees from the University of Berne, Switzerland (1976) and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (1990), as well as Certificates in Prosthodontics (1979) and Periodontology (1984) from the University of Berne. Besides his administrative duties as department chair, he is actively involved in research and teaching at Tufts and sees patients for dental implant and prosthodontic care in part-time private practice at Boston Prosthodontics Dental Group.
He has made numerous contributions to the scientific literature and is a regularly invited panelist at national and international meetings. He is also a Co-Editor of ”Clinical Oral Implants Research” and serves on the review boards of several other journals. Dr. Weber is currently the President of the Academy of Prosthodontics. He is also a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the University Programs Committee of the International Team of Implantology (ITI) and a member of Council of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics.
Michael Butera, DMD
Dr. Michael Butera received his D.M.D. from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (2010), as well as his certificate in Prosthodontics (2013). He has successfully challenged the board exams and is now a Board Certified specialist in Prosthodontics. Dr. Butera has lectured at the Yankee Dental Congress Meeting held in Boston. He is actively involved in the International Team of Implantology (ITI) regularly attending meetings. He has also contributed to textbooks including “Clinical Cases in Implant Dentistry.” Dr. Butera is involved in the Tufts Prosthodontics Alumni Group and practices part-time at Boston Prosthodontics Dental Group.