Mickel Malek, DDS, received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Michigan, followed by a DDS from its dental school. A member of the American Dental Association and a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, he is familiar with such areas as prosthodontics, sedation, and oral surgery. Over the course of his career, Dr. Mickel Malek has published manuscripts on reconstruction and implantology, and has lectured on several topics.
Starting as an associate dentist for Arcadia Private Practice, Dr. Malek founded his own practice, Dental Pride, Inc., after just two years. He led it for 14 years, eventually turning the operation into a paperless office, acting as beta testing center for digital radiographic records. He subsequently spent nearly a decade at Smile Spa in Tucson, Arizona, followed by a year at Santa Barbara Dental Care, his most recent position.
Outside of work, Dr. Mickel Malek is active in his community. In Tucson, he was involved with the Rotary Club, and Smile Spa was a major sponsor of the Boys and Girls Club. In his free time, he enjoys outdoor activities such as horseback riding and camping along with oil painting and sculpting.