Dr Hani A. Salam | Best Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon in Dubai

Dr Hani A. Salam

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Specialist



Dr. Hani A. Salam is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, with clinical expertise in dental implants, temporomandibular joint disorders, painless anesthesia, bone grafting and reconstruction, orthognathic surgery and jaw fractures, cysts, and tumors. Furthermore, he is actively involved in academic and research work in UAE and Canada.

Currently, Hani is an Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Dental Medicine and Oral Health Sciences at McGill University, the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto, and Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Canada. In addition, He is a Faculty Advisory Board Member at McGill University, a Part-time Professor at the College of Dentistry at Gulf Medical University in UAE, and the Director of the FDI World Dental Federation Continuing Dental Education Program for the Middle East.

For 7 years, Hani was the Director of McGill University Continuing Dental Education for the Middle East & North Africa, and he is the former Director of the Post-graduate Oral Surgery and Implantology Program at MBHU in UAE and was an external examiner of the German Board of Implantology.

Dr. Hani is a Fellow, speaker, and examiner at the International Team of Implantology (ITI), the largest global professional dental implant organization. From 2018 to 2021, Hani was the Education Delegate of the ITI Middle East Section, where his efforts culminated in the section earning the Education Award in 2021, competitively among 34 ITI sections worldwide.

He is a Fellow of the prestigious International College of Dentists, a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Journal of Dental Research, Clinical & Translational Research in USA and the Advisory Council of the College of Health Sciences at Jumeirah University in UAE.

Hani is actively involved in basic science and clinical research, published in peer-reviewed journals and has delivered more than 400 lectures, courses and workshops at national and international conferences in 27 countries.




  • 3D Computer-assisted diagnostics, treatment planning and surgical guide fabrication for implants used in esthetic, partial, or complete edentulism cases
  • All-on-4 & All-on-6 concepts
  • Bone grafting
  • Socket preservation
  • Guided bone / tissue regeneration
  • Sinus lift
  • Removal of implants
  • Treatment of implant complications



  • Dental extractions (simple, complex)
  • Surgical management of impacted teeth
  • Wisdom teeth (third molars)
  • Extraction
  • Exposure for orthodontic purposes
  • Frenectomy
  • Apicoectomy
  • Root amputation
  • Minor bone grafts
  • Torus removal
  • Pediatric oral surgery
  • Management of geriatric patients
  • Management of medically compromised and geriatric patients, as well as, those with special needs
  • Laser therapy: soft and hard tissue



  • Jaw and facial fractures
  • Oral and maxillofacial infections and pathology of soft and hard tissues
  • Cysts
  • Tumors
  • Mucosal disease
  • Salivary gland disease
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders
  • Non-surgical management
  • Minimally invasive surgery (arthrocentesis, arthroscopy)
  • Arthroplasty (Open joint surgery)
  • Oral and maxillofacial reconstruction
  • Major bone grafting
  • Orthognathic surgery (aligns the jaws)



  • Painless dental anesthesia
  • Management of difficulties in achieving dental anesthesia
  • Advanced nerve blocks
  • Management of nerve injuries
  • General anesthesia
  • Sedation
  • Nitrous oxide
  • Pharmacologic sedatives



  • Specialty, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Anesthesia, University of Toronto, Canada
  • PhD, Dental Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, Canada
  • DDS, Faculty of Dentistry, Lebanese University, Lebanon
  • MSc, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • BSc, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Lebanon


  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • International Association for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • International Association of Dental Research
  • International Team of Implantology
  • International College of Dentists
  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of Osseointegration
  • Reseau de Recherche en Santé Buccodentaire et Osseuse (RSBO)
  • Network for Canadian Oral Health and Research
  • European Association for Cranio Maxillo-Facial Surgery




  1. Feine J, Abou-Ayash S, Al Mardini M, de Santana RB, Bjelke-Holtermann T, Bornstein MM, Braegger U, Cao O, Cordaro L, Eycken D, Fillion M, Gebran G, Huynh-Ba G, Joda T, Levine R, Mattheos N, Oates TW, Abd-Ul-Salam H, Santosa R, Shahdad S, Storelli S, Sykaras N, Treviño Santos A, Stephanie Webersberger U, Williams MAH, Wilson TG Jr, Wismeijer D, Wittneben JG, Yao CJ, Zubiria JPV.  Group 3 ITI Consensus Report: Patient-reported outcome measures associated with implant dentistry. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2018 Oct;29 Suppl 16:270-275
  2. Abd-Ul-Salam H, Weinberg S, Kryshtalskyj B.  Arthroscopic findings of 30 patients with whiplash injury: A preliminary study.  J Can Dent Assoc. 68(11):693-6, 2002.
  3. Abd-Ul-Salam H, Weinberg S, Kryshtalskyj B.The Incidence of Re-arthroscopic following Temporomandibular Joint Arthroscopic Surgery: A Retrospective Study of 450 Consecutive Joints. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 93(4):408-11, 2002.
  4. Abd-Ul-Salam H, Weinberg S. Materials and Techniques: Current Trends in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Journal of Oral Health, 29-32, Jul 1999.
  5. Abd-Ul-Salam H, Nassar C.  The Effect of Neurotensin on Proline Absorption Across the Rat Small Intestine. Regulatory Peptides 46: 543-7, 1993.



  1. Abd-Ul-Salam H.  Peri-Implantitis. Mark Stevens, Reza Tabrizi. Innovative perspective in oral and maxillofacial Surgery (Springer 2021)
  2. Abd-Ul-Salam H. Bone Fracture Repair and Healing: Clinical Outcomes based on Materials Selection and Low-Level Electrical Stimulations. Andy H. Choi. Innovative and Intelligent Bioceramics in Translational Medicine (Springer 2021)



  1. Abd-Ul-Salam H. (Ph.D)

       The Effects of Capacitive Electrical Stimulation on Bone Healing around Titanium Implants with             an Appendix on The Effects of Gallium-Aluminum-Arsenic Low Energy Laser on Bone Healing                 around Titanium Implants.

  1. Abd-Ul-Salam H. (M.Sc.)

The Effect of Neurotensin on Proline Absorption Across the Rat Small Intestine.

  1. Abd-Ul-Salam H. (Dentistry)

Infection Control: Cross Contamination Prevention in Dental Settings

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