Daliah Salem, DMD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
General Dentistry

DMD, Tufts University
MMS/MMSc, Harvard University
BA, Saint Louis University
CAGS, Harvard University
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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.

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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; DOI: 10.11607/jomi.7318;
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Salem D, Alshihri A, Levin L. Peri-implantitis induced by a retained retraction cord. Quintessence Int. 2014 Feb; 45(2):141-3. PMID: 24389567; DOI: 10.3290/j.qi.a30997;
  10. 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; PMCID: PMC3895334; DOI: 10.1177/0022034513506445;

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Bar chart showing 10 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2019 and 2021


2008 Tufts University School of Dental Medicine: Dean’s Honor Roll for Performance on Part I National Dental Board Examination
2007 Tufts University School of Dental Medicine: 3rd place Predoctoral Table Clinic Award at Tufts Bates-Andrews Day Research Competition
2007 Tufts University School of Dental Medicine: Tufts Research Fellowship
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