David V Malave, DMD

Oral Surgeon located in San Antonio, TX & New Braunfels, TX

About Dr. Malave

Dr. David V. Malave was born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. He attended the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus and graduated with a bachelor’s in biology. He then attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine. After receiving his Dental Degree, Dr. Malave was commissioned as an officer in the United States Army.

After his 14 years of active duty service, Dr. Malave was an attending surgeon at a Level 1 Trauma Center in El Paso, Texas, attending to facial trauma patients for 11 years. After residency, Dr. Malave was appointed as Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Winn Army Hospital in Fort Stewart, Georgia and later served as Assistant Program Director of the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. During his active duty career, Dr. Malave received numerous military awards including the prestigious US Army Meritorious Service Medal.

After his 14 years of active duty service, Dr. Malave was an attending surgeon at a Level 1 Trauma Center in El Paso Texas, attending to facial trauma patients for 11 years. He was the recipient of the Border Heroes Award given by Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center for his long service of treating the migrant community in the El Paso area. 

Dr. Malave is a fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Board of Dental Anesthesiology. He is also a member of the American Dental Association and the San Antonio District Dental Society.  Dr. Malave has been married to Dr. Lisvette M. Malave for the past 28 years and they have 3 children. In his spare time, Dr Malave loves to travel, attend sports games and spend time with his children. 

Dr Malave joined the San Antonio Surgical Arts Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery group in 2019 and sees patients in each of our 5 offices.

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Dr. David V. Malave was born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. He attended the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus and graduated with a bachelor’s in biology. He then attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine. After receiving his Dental Degree, Dr. Malave was commissioned as an officer in the United States Army.

After his 14 years of active duty service, Dr. Malave was an attending surgeon at a Level 1 Trauma Center in El Paso, Texas, attending to facial trauma patients for 11 years. After residency, Dr. Malave was appointed as Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Winn Army Hospital in Fort Stewart, Georgia and later served as Assistant Program Director of the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. During his active duty career, Dr. Malave received numerous military awards including the prestigious US Army Meritorious Service Medal.

After his 14 years of active duty service, Dr. Malave was an attending surgeon at a Level 1 Trauma Center in El Paso Texas, attending to facial trauma patients for 11 years. He was the recipient of the Border Heroes Award given by Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center for his long service of treating the migrant community in the El Paso area. 

Dr. Malave is a fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Board of Dental Anesthesiology. He is also a member of the American Dental Association and the San Antonio District Dental Society.  Dr. Malave has been married to Dr. Lisvette M. Malave for the past 28 years and they have 3 children. In his spare time, Dr Malave loves to travel, attend sports games and spend time with his children. 

Dr Malave joined the San Antonio Surgical Arts Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery group in 2019 and sees patients in each of our 5 offices.


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Most Major Insurance Providers Accepted

For your convenience, the following payment options are available: Major credit cards, including American Express, Discover, Visa and MasterCard, alternative financing for eligible patients through CareCredit, Medicaid and Medicare for clients who meet specific program criteria, and most major medical and dental insurances, including some dental discount plans. If you have any questions pertaining to insurance, please call an insurance coordinator at any one of our locations. As a courtesy, we will file all insurance claims for our patients. Here is a list of just some of the plans we accept, please be aware that this list is subject to change. We encourage you to call any one of our offices to confirm that your insurance plan is accepted by our practice.

Aetna
Ameritas PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Delta Dental
Dental Network of America
Dental Select
Great West
Humana Dental
Medicaid
MetLife
United Concordia Dental