Dr. Salem is a graduate of Saint Louis University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in biology. She obtained her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine before earning her certificate in periodontology and Master of Medical Science in oral biology from Harvard University School of Dental Medicine.
In 2014, Dr. Salem became a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. During her master’s training, she completed her thesis on implant-related bone augmentation, as well as published and reviewed research articles in reputable dental journals. In addition, she is certified in Wilckodontics®, a technique that helps to accelerate the time needed for orthodontics.
Dr. Salem finds being active in the community crucial as a healthcare professional. She organized and ran oral cancer screenings at the Tobin Community Center in Roxbury. Internationally, she participated in dental mission trips serving Syrian refugees in the Middle-East. Furthermore, she taught the hygiene students at Forsyth Institute of Dental Hygiene, pre-doctoral students at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine.
- Tufts University, DMD
- Harvard University, MMS/MMSc
- Saint Louis University, BA
- Harvard University, CAGS
- Published on 4/11/2023
Kwon T, Salem D, Levin L. The role of home care therapy in periodontal disease treatment and management. Quintessence Int. 2023 Apr 11; 54(4):288-295. PMID: 36622052.
- Published on 9/3/2021
Alshihri A, Salem DM, Alnassar TM, Alharbi NM, Alsayed HD, Lynch CD, Blum IR, Wilson NHF, Aldossary MS. Influence of dental college funding and time established on the satisfaction of dental graduates with their undergraduate experience in Saudi Arabia. J Dent. 2021 10; 113:103795. PMID: 34481932.
- Published on 5/4/2021
Alshihri AA, Salem DM, Alnassar TM, Alharbi NM, Lynch CD, Blum IR, Wilson NHF, Aldossary MS. A nationwide survey assessing the satisfaction of dental colleges graduates with their undergraduate experience in Saudi Arabia. J Dent. 2021 07; 110:103685. PMID: 33957188.
- Published on 1/1/2020
Kwon T, Wang CW, Salem DM, Levin L. Nonsurgical and surgical management of biologic complications around dental implants: peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis. Quintessence Int. 2020; 51(10):810-820. PMID: 32577710.
- Published on 2/19/2019
Salem D, Alshihri A, Arguello E, Jung RE, Mohmed HA, Friedland B. Volumetric Analysis of Allogenic and Xenogenic Bone Substitutes Used in Maxillary Sinus Augmentations Utilizing Cone Beam CT: A Prospective Randomized Pilot Study. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2019 July/August; 34(4):920–926. PMID: 30779821.
- Published on 1/1/2019
Kwon T, Salem DM, Levin L. Nonsurgical periodontal therapy based on the principles of cause-related therapy: rationale and case series. Quintessence Int. 2019; 50(5):370-376. PMID: 30915426.
- Published on 4/8/2016
Salem D, Natto Z, Elangovan S, Karimbux N. Usage of Bone Replacement Grafts in Periodontics and Oral Implantology and Their Current Levels of Clinical Evidence - A Systematic Assessment. J Periodontol. 2016 Aug; 87(8):872-9. PMID: 27058348.
- Published on 5/1/2015
Langer L, Langer B, Salem D. Unintentional root fragment retention in proximity to dental implants: a series of six human case reports. Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent. 2015 May-Jun; 35(3):305-13. PMID: 25909518.
- Published on 2/1/2014
Salem D, Alshihri A, Levin L. Peri-implantitis induced by a retained retraction cord. Quintessence Int. 2014 Feb; 45(2):141-3. PMID: 24389567.
- Published on 10/2/2013
Lin Z, Fateh A, Salem DM, Intini G. Periosteum: biology and applications in craniofacial bone regeneration. J Dent Res. 2014 Feb; 93(2):109-16. PMID: 24088412.