Fort Washington Orthodontics Mr. Arnold J. Malerman, DDS is a true Philadelphian, having lived, studied, and worked in the Philadelphia area almost all his life. He was born in Feltonville, raised in West Oak Lane and Abington, and he graduated from Abington High School in 1961. ln 2009 he was honored to be selected as a member of the Abington High School Hall of Fame in the field of Science. Dr. Malerman attended Penn State Ogontz for his first two years of college, transferred to Temple University for his junior year, and received early acceptance into the Temple University School of Dentistry, graduating in 1968 with the honor of having been selected to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. He was also a member of the John Coleman Society of Oral Medicine and President of the James R. Cameron Oral Surgery Society. Dr. Malerman served from 1968 to 1970 as a Captain in the United States Air Force as a General Dental Officer in the 809th Medical Group. He was honored to receive the National Defense Medal, the USAF Outstanding Unit Citation with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Air Force Commendation Medal, and a Certificate of Commendation from the Strategic Air Command.