After graduating from the University of Jordan with his DDS, Dr. Abdel Salem graduated with his Masters Degree in Oral Science and then completed his Orthodontic Residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Since graduating and completing his residency, Dr. Salem has become a very active member of the dental community. Aside from being published in one of the leading Orthodontic Journals, Dr. Salem is active in a clinical research group at the University of Illinois at Chicago. There, his interest is three-dimensional cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). Dr. Salem is also an active member of several groups including the; American Association of Orthodontists ( AAO), American Board of Orthodontics (ABO), American Dental Association (ADA), Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS), and Chicago Dental Society (CDS).
Since becoming an orthodontist, Dr. Salem believes that nothing makes him happier than seeing his patients reaction after finishing braces.