Henry Salama, DMD

Dr. Henry Salama

ivy league dual-specialized periodontist and prosthodontist

Areas of Expertise:

Cosmetic and General Dentistry: Dental Implants, Full and Partial Dentures, All-Ceramic Crowns, Dental Bonding, Teeth Whitening, Periolase Therapy for Periodontal Disease, and Micro-abrasion.


  • State University of New York, Binghamton, BS
  • University of Pennsylvania, DMD


Dr. Henry Salama was born in Cairo, Egypt and spent his early years there before moving to Brooklyn, New York. He studied Biology at the State University of New York Binghamton and received his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania School.

Dr. Salama then pursued post-graduate specialties in Periodontics, Periodontal Prosthetics, and Fixed Prosthodontics as well as Implant Surgical Training and Implant Prosthetic Training. In addition, he is the former Director of Implant Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.

Teaching + Writing

Dr. Salama is the author of numerous scholarly publications, including several he co-authored in the field of inter-disciplinary treatment and implants. He is a sought-after lecturer and has spoken before dental conferences and seminars in th U.S., and Europse and Asia as well as Central and South America.

His current research activities focus on long-term stability of esthetic soft tissue enchancement techniques as well as immediate loading of root form implants.

Fun Fact:

Dr. Salama enjoys spending time playing basketball, scuba diving, and skiing. His wife, Shirley, is a general dentist who has also received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Rutgers University.