Meet San Jose Endodontist Dr. Karim Malek
San Jose Endodontist Dr. Malek has been practicing endodontics in San Jose since 1997 and has developed a state of the art endodontic facility including digital radiography, surgical microscope, Ni Ti rotary files and a caring and skilled staff. He utilizes MTA for surgical and non-surgical cases. He is the root canal specialist and by using very updated materials and techniques , he stays above standard of care.
All dentists, including your general dentist, received training in endodontic treatment in dental school. General dentists can perform endodontic procedures along with other dental procedures, but often they refer patients needing endodontic treatments to endodontist.
Endodontist are dentists with special training in performing root canals. They provide only endodontic services in their practices because they are specialist. To become specialist they complete dental school and an additional two more years of advanced training in endodontics. They perform routine as well as difficult and very complex endodontic procedures, including endodontic surgery. San Jose Endodontist Dr. Malek is also experienced at finding the cause of oral and facial pain that has been difficult to diagnose.
- Graduate of University of Pennsylvania Dental School
- General Practice Residency from Staten Island University Hospital
- Graduate of University of Connecticut – Endodontic Residency
Memberships and Associations
- Associate Clinical Professor at University of California, San Francisco
- Santa Clara County Dental Association
- California Dental Association
- American Dental Association
- American Association of Endodontists
Meet San Jose Endodontist Dr. Lisa D. Tran
Lisa D. Tran is originally from Pennsylvania and studied at Villanova University before completing her dental school training at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania. While in dental school, she was in the Clinical Dentistry Honors program, received the Vernon Brighten Research scholarship, was an active member of the Oral Cancer Society and volunteered her time in the community. She then relocated to New York for a General Practice Residency at NYU Lutheran Medical Center and obtained her Endodontic Certificate at the same hospital in 2016. She recently made the coast-to-coast move with her husband and is now residing in San Jose.
Currently, Dr. Tran is on her way to becoming a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. She is a member of the Association of American Endodontics, American Dental Association, Santa Clara County Dental Society and the Northern California Association of Vietnamese-American Dentists. In her free time, she loves to travel, spend time outdoors and likes to stay active. She also enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends.