Meet the Team
Dr. Jenine Arab O'Malley
The leader of our team, Dr. Jenine Arab O’Malley, is a richly experienced and compassionate professional. Educated in Halifax, she graduated from Saint Mary’s University with a Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude. For the highest standing in her graduating class, she received the University Gold Medal. She then proceeded to post graduate studies in Dentistry at Dalhousie University where she received her degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery. Dr. O’Malley was awarded the DR. W.H.H. BECK AWARD for greatest proficiency in Operative (Restorative) Dentistry.
After graduation, Dr. Arab O’Malley opened her practice at Clayton Park Professional Centre in Halifax where she serves, with her usual zest and compassion, the dental needs and expectations of a very diverse group of patients. She radiates a natural gift for artistic dentistry as well as a warm and trustful doctor-patient relationship, at all times striving for excellence.
Dr. Arab O 'Malley is a member of the Canadian Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Nova Scotia Dental Association, Halifax Country Dental Association, Dawson Academy and East Coast Implant Study Club. Additionally she is current chair of the Nova Scotia Professional Development committee.
Dr. O'Malley is truly motivated by her personal conviction to provide leading-edge patient treatment. She attends international conferences annually, wherein she completes specialty courses in advanced technologies, dental materials and treatment options. Additionally, Dr. O’Malley has pursued extensive studies in TMJ, Occlusion and Predictable Smile Design through the International Dawson Academy. She has completed a comprehensive accreditation program in cosmetic dentistry developed by the AMERICAN ACADEMY OF COSMETIC DENTISTRY (AACD). The AACD Accreditation process is one of the world's most recognized advanced credentialing programs. The Accreditation process is rigorous, involving a comprehensive written examination, numerous clinical case examinations, and oral examination by the world’s leading cosmetic clinicians. Achieving Accreditation by the AACD requires dedication to continuing education, careful adherence to the protocol and a resolve to produce exceptional dentistry. Dr. Arab O'Malley is distinguished as Atlantic Canada's first dentist to achieve ACCREDITATION IN COSMETIC DENTISTRY through the AACD. Dr. O'Malley is a CERTIFIED INVISALIGN provider.
For her valuable professional, community and personal accomplishments, Dr. Arab O’Malley was the recipient of the 2015 Progress Club WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE AWARD for Wellness and Sports. Recognized as a leader in her field for setting standards in implementing new advances in technological and achieving mastery of a skill set aimed at the preservation of tooth structure in restorative rehabilitation of esthetics and wear.
In appreciation of her contributions to the Dental industry, Dental Products Report recognized Dr. Jenine O'Malley as TOP 25 WOMEN IN DENTISTRY 2016. "A leader and an innovator, Dr. Jenine Arab O'Malley has taken her profession beyond her vocation, making a difference in the lives of the people she has touched and making the profession a little better for it. She has been featured in the local new press; Chronical Herald Weeklies, FineLifesyle Magazine, Provincal Media and Nova Scotia Teachers Health with articles supporting the importance of preservation of tooth structure in oral health.
Her work has been spotlight internationally by Cosmedent, depicting the advances in material technology to create the true artistry of composite resin restoration and provide an alternative to indirect restoration. She is a mentor of Cosmedent’s Emersion Program, designed to promote and educate dentist on excellence in dentistry. Recognized for her skill and commitment to patient care, Dr. Arab O'Malley was designated as BEST COSMETIC DENTIST 2019 and 2020 by google reviews.
Dr. Arab O’Malley has lectured nationally at Dental Universities on Smile Design principles and responsible esthetics. She has lectured at the international AACD conference in Chicago on Composite Artistry application for the restoration of esthetic and wear. A role model and leader in her community, Dr. Arab O’Malley has addressed University Dean list students on guidance in convocation and exercising one full potential.
Dr. Arab O'Malley and her husband, Greg, are lifetime-residents of Halifax and are the proud parents of four wonderful children. They have a deep-rooted love of their community where they participate in school activities, minor sports programs, and share their talents to serve a variety of charitable endeavors. Dr. Arab O'Malley is justly proud of her annual fund-raising contribution and support for such important charities as The Children's Wish Foundation, IWK Health Centre and the Marguerite Centre's annual Red Tent event.
Dr. Arab O'Malley volunteers for the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Give Back A Smile programme, which aims to heal the effects of domestic violence by providing free dental treatment to restore the smiles of survivors of domestic violence. Additionally, Dr. Arab O'Malley supports humanitarian aid and has escorted Acadian University students, through Global Brigades, on a mission to Honduras to provide dental/medical aid to a community in need. She will help develop a protocol through Global Brigades to more effectively administer preventive dental care in these underdeveloped conditions.