40 UNDER 40 HONOREES

KARL MALONEY

  • Branchburg, New Jersey
  • Branchburg Oral, Maxillofacial and Implant Surgery

Age:

36

Name of Practice:

Branchburg Oral, Maxillofacial and Implant Surgery

Specialty:

Oral surgery

Education:

DDS, New York University College of Dentistry


Why He Was Nominated

Dr. Maloney is on staff at two Level 1 trauma centers, and treats all types of facial fractures and soft-tissue injuries to the maxillofacial area. He was also the first to publish case studies on a new technique for treating alveolar fractures with wires when traditional splinting isn’t possible.

Favorite Aspect of Dentistry

Collaborating with others on complex cases. “After working with orthodontists on dentofacial-deformity cases, I’ve learned more about dentofacial growth patterns and long-term orthodontic stability,” he says. “I learn the most from these types of cases, because I’m able
to learn how to analyze things from a different perspective.”

Philosophy

“Always be honest with patients, even when that may not be what they want to hear. I understand people aren’t exactly thrilled about having oral surgery. It’s my goal to make every patient have the best experience possible by minimizing any confusion or anxiety.”

Exciting New Trend

“3D technology to plan implant and jaw surgery and reconstruction cases. It enables us to start from where we want the final result to be and work our way backward from there.”