UMKC School of Dentistry, 2010 Dr. Malone was born and raised in Emporia. She attended Kansas State University for her undergraduate studies and went on to UMKC School of Dentistry to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS). After graduating from dental school in May 2010, Dr. Malone began practicing at the Bennett Dental Group in June. Dr. Malone is a member of the American Dental Association, Kansas Dental Association, Flint Hills Dental Society, Heartland Dental Study Club, and Rotary. She has enjoyed volunteering for the Kansas Mission of Mercy, where free dental work is provided to those in need. Dr. Malone’s husband, Dustin, is a special education teacher at Emporia High School and the head wrestling coach at the high school as well. Dr. Malone and her husband have three children; Braxton, Brock and Addelynn, all attending school at William Allen White Elementary School. Dr. Malone stays busy with her children’s activities, but also enjoys attending sporting events, and spending time outdoors.