Christopher Maliken, D.M.D


Dr. Christopher Maliken is originally from Buffalo, NY and obtained his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania. While a member of the United States Navy he completed a residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. For the next several years he worked as a staff oral surgeon at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.

His clinical interests include dentoalveolar surgery, dental implant surgery, maxillofacial trauma, pathology, and orthognathic surgery.

Dr. Maliken is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a member of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Maliken works at the Hendersonville location of Rockcliff. He and his wife and 4 children are happy to live in beautiful Western North Carolina.

Areas of Expertise

  • Management of wisdom teeth
  • Dental implant surgery
  • Dental extractions and other oral surgical procedures
  • Facial reconstruction after injury or disease
  • Corrective jaw surgery
  • Surgery for obstructive sleep apnea
  • Cysts and tumors of the jaws
  • Treatment of diseases affecting the face, mouth and jaws