Mai Mahmoud Abdelsalam

Dr. Mai Mahmoud Abdelsalam Specialist Orthodontist

Years of Experience : 12

Nationality : Egypt

Languages Known : Arabic, English, French, German



Dr. Mai Abdelsalam is an orthodontist with seven years of experience in the field of Orthodontics. Dr. Mai Abdelsalam has a bachelor’s degree in oral and maxillofacial Surgery from Egypt. She became an American Dental Association Member in 2017 & later obtained her M.Sc. in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics in Dubai on a Zayed fund scholarship. She did her residency program and worked in Dubai until 2020. She also attained a qualification from Harvard Medical School in basic medical sciences to work through the entire anatomy to provide a comprehensive understanding of dental solutions. Her area of expertise lies in ortho dentistry, orthodontics, oral surgery, human oral anatomy, physiology, histology & tooth morphology, orthodontic mini-implants, pre and post-Orthognathic surgical cases, and Adjunctive Orthodontic treatments. Dr. Mai stays up to date with the latest as she is aware of the importance of oral health. Her areas of expertise include,

  • Examination, Diagnosis & treatment of dental malocclusions & oral cavity anomalies.
  • Design and fabricate appliances to realign teeth & jaw
  • In-depth knowledge of various Molds and orthodontic appliances
  • Experience using hand tools (periodontal scalers, band pluggers, cutters, pliers) and diagnostic tools (digital X-rays, 3D images)
  • Band placement for archwires
  • Installation of brackets (ceramic-metal-Damon. Etc)
  • Bending arch wires work them to correct various teeth’ abnormal positions.
  • Taking impressions for retainers and Invisalign.
  • Prepare teeth for bracket placement and replaced archwires according to the treatment plan.
  • Place and remove arch wires, power chains, orthodontic separators, ligature ties, rubber bands, and coils.
  • Perform insertion of archwires, fitting of bands, and carry all orthodontic procedures and techniques

Awards & Achievements

  • AEEDC Poster Competition 2020 Dubai - First Winner: Dr. Mai Abdelsalam
  • Post graduate Student Competition in American University in the Emirates (AUE) March 2019-Second Prize (Oral presentation)
  • Certificate of Achievement, Harvard Medical School
  • BDS High Honors, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, MSA University


  • Obstructive sleep Apnea(OSA)
  • Stem cells and Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Education, Research
  • CME
  • Academic studies


  • American Associate of Orthodontics (AAO)
  • Emirates Medical Association (EMA)
  • European Orthodontic Society (EOS)
  • World Federation of Orthodontics (WFO)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Dubai Health Authority (DHA)
  • Department of Health (DOH)