Lead Prosthodontist — Boston, MA
Get to Know Dr. Kenneth Malament
Dr. Malament has been practicing dentistry since 1975, and he is still passionate about providing transformative care that positively affects the lives of his patients. Nothing makes him happier than helping someone enjoy restored oral health and esthetics that allow them to feel confident again. To learn more about Dr. Malament and the incredible expertise he brings to our Boston prosthodontic practice, keep reading.
What Sparked Your Interest in Dentistry?
Many things throughout Dr. Malament’s life ultimately led him to become a prosthodontist. Firstly, his dentist growing up was a well-known prosthodontist in Manhattan, and Dr. Malament greatly admired him. Fast forward to when he was a budding ranked tennis player in college, and he knew many dentists and specialists, and he noticed that they were all very happy in their careers. He knew he wanted to work in healthcare, so dentistry seemed like the right path.
Where Did You Study Dentistry?
Dr. Malament received his DDS from the NYU College of Dentistry and his specialty certificate and master’s degree from the Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry. Today, he has a full-time practice limited to prosthodontics in Boston that includes a dental laboratory with master dental technologists.
A past president of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Dr. Malament is a Clinical Professor at Tufts University and a Course Director in the Postgraduate Department of Prosthodontics. He is a past president of the Academy of Prosthodontics, Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics, American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, Northeastern Gnathological Society, Northeastern Prosthodontic Society, and the American Academy of Dental Science. He has also served as the Secretary and Director of the American College of Prosthodontists and Secretary-Treasurer of the International College of Prosthodontists.
Dr. Malament has been the recipient of significant awards in prosthodontics, including the American College of Prosthodontists’ Clinician / Researcher Award, the Daniel F. Gordon Award for Lifetime Achievement, the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics’ George Moulton Award for Outstanding Achievement, the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics’ Distinguished Lecturer Award, the Schweitzer Award, and the John McLean Lecture Award from the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. He was also the first to receive the Frank V. Celenza Memorial Award from the Northeastern Gnathological Society.
Dr. Malament was on the research teams for two different well-known ceramic products and developed instrumentation still used in clinical practice. Today, he is a consultant to three journals and has published significantly in dental literature. He is an in-demand speaker and is often asked to lecture about prosthodontic issues concerning ceramics, dental implants, and periodontics.
His professional memberships include the:
- American Dental Association
- Massachusetts Dental Society
- American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (Past President)
- Academy of Prosthodontics (Past President)
- Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics (Past President)
- Northeastern Gnathological Society (Past President)
- Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics
- Academy of Osseointegration
- Academy of Dental Science (Past President)
Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?
Dr. Malament and his wife, our own Dr. Mariam, have a young son named Vladimer, and he also has two older sons, Michael and Keith. His favorite things to do when he isn’t at the office include playing tennis with his son, practicing photography, playing the guitar, and traveling with family.