Dr. Steven C. Maller DDS, MS earned his DDS degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1992 and received a direct commission as a captain in the U.S. Air Force Dental Corps upon his graduation. Dr. Maller toured as a comprehensive dentist for four years at various Royal Air Force Bases in the United Kingdom before entering the USAF Periodontics Residency program at Wilford Hall Medical Center, graduating in 2000 with a Specialty Certificate in Periodontics and a Master of Science degree in Periodontics from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. During his tenure in the USAF, Dr. Maller has served as Director of Clinical Periodontics and Director of Resident Education and Training.
Upon graduation, he joined the faculty at the USAF Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency Program at Lackland AFB. He became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology in 2000. In 2002, he started another tour in the United Kingdom, this time as a periodontist. In 2005, he was selected to join the faculty at the USAF Periodontics Residency Program, where he served as Director of Clinical Periodontics and the Director of Resident Education and Training. He was promoted to full colonel in 2010 and rejoined the faculty of the USAF AEGD Program as Chief of Periodontics. During this time he also served as an Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Periodontics Department at UTHSCSA, and as an Associate Professor in the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) Air Force Postgraduate Dental School. He has published articles in professional journals, served as a mentor for multiple resident Masters Theses projects and lectured nationally and internationally on a wide variety of periodontal topics. Dr. Maller retired from the USAF in October 2013, after more than 21 years of active duty, and join Dr. William Stalker’s practice.
Dr. Maller has been married to his wife since 1992 and is the proud father of 2 boys, Sam and Ethan. When not at work, Dr. Maller enjoys spending time with family, playing guitar and volunteering at Concordia Lutheran Church.