Arvie Malik has over 30 years of clinical experience in Periodontal and Prosthodontics practices in Texas and California. Arvie received her Bachelors of Science degree in Dental Hygiene with a minor in General Science from Texas Woman’s University. She received her RDHAP degree in 2010. In 2007 she was awarded “The BreathRx Hygienist of the year” by Discus Dental.
Arvie is the Managing Director and Director of Oral Health in a private Prosthodontic practice in Newport Beach, California. She provides an array of periodontal therapies including the use of the perioscope and laser therapy in treating her patients. As an oral health educator, she educates her patients on the presence of oral disease and provides them tools to manage their oral health which ultimately benefits their overall health. In addition, she facilitates as a liaison between the doctors and patients as they proceed through their prosthodontic treatment and experience.
In conjunction with private practice, Arvie has been a dental hygiene educator for the past 23 years. She teaches part-time as an Adjunct Professor at West Los Angeles College, in the department of Dental Hygiene. Her responsibilities include teaching “Introduction to Dental Hygiene: A Pre-Clinic Course” for incoming dental hygiene students and clinical instruction to senior students. Additionally, she serves as a lecturer in the section of Periodontics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Arvie is the Course Director and Lecturer at Newport Coast Oral Facial Institute (NCOFI) and instructs practicing hygienists’ on the use of magnification and other technological advances when practicing dental hygiene. Formerly, she was a Clinical Educator Consultant for Dentsply Corporation providing educational seminars to dental and dental hygiene schools on the use of ultrasonics.
Arvie is a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, the California Dental Hygienists’ Association, the Orange county Dental Hygienists’ Society and the California Dental Educators’ Association.
To read more about Arvie’s private practice, please visit www.sheetsandpaquette.com.