Dr. Ima (Eddie) MaleehDr. Imad (Eddie) Maleeh DDS MS
ABO Board Certified
American Board of Orthodontics logo Dr. Maleeh is an Apple Valley, California, native who has lived in or near some of the greatest cities in the country (Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York). His pursuit for higher education in the field of orthodontics has allowed him to diversify his cultural, ethical and professional backgrounds as well as bestowed upon him an ever-lasting genial and empathic attitude towards his patients. Dr. Maleeh graduated valedictorian of Apple Valley High School, magna cum laude at the University of California, Berkeley, and #1 in his dental class at the Ivy League institution of Columbia University. He completed his orthodontic training as Chief Resident also at Columbia University. He is a Board Certified Orthodontist, recognized by the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO); “a commitment to the highest level of patient care including a comprehensive treatment approach to ensure quality work.” The ABO estimates that only 33% of all orthodontists are Board Certified and Dr. Maleeh is included within that prestigious class. Moreover, he is both Invisalign® and Tweed Certified, which requires advanced courses in orthodontic mechanics. He is a proud member of the American Association of Orthodontics. His research interests include the biological processes involved in tooth movement. He contributed the first chapter in the 2016 textbook Biology of Orthodontic Tooth Movement: Current Concepts and Applications in Orthodontic Practice. Having treated 100s of cases, he is well-versed in all aspects of orthodontics, ranging from interceptive treatment for children to comprehensive care for adolescents and adults. His hobbies include physical fitness/exercise, traveling, reading, and spending time with friends and family. Dr. Maleeh is a hometown boy returning to serve his long cherished High Desert Community!