Dr. Reem Salahuddin
Dr. Reem Salahuddin moved from San Francisco to The Woodlands in April 2009. Dr. Salahuddin attended the Baqai Dental College at the University of Karachi, Pakistan where she earned her dental degree as a Valedictorian. She was awarded three gold medals including "Graduate of the Year" and honors in all subjects. She then worked as an Associate dentist in Pakistan before completing her primary F.D.S.R.C.S. fellowship in Basic Medical Sciences at the Royal College of Surgeons in London, England in 1998.
Dr. Salahuddin worked as a Research Scholar for two years with the Cranio-Facial Genetics, Cleft Lip & Palate Prevention Program at the Arthur A. Dugoni, School of Dentistry at the University of the Pacific, San Francisco, California In 2005
Dr. Salahuddin appeared as a guest on a Medical Talk show on an international TV channel where she talked about raising public awareness of preventive measures for problems leading to malocclusion. She also had the opportunity to talk about cleft lip and palate prevention and treatment. In 2007, as part of a team of doctors, Dr. Salahuddin participated as the Orthodontist in the Rotaplast Medical Misión trip to El Salvador, assisting in surgeries and making appliances for almost 200 children with developmental abnormalities, primarily cleft lip and palate anomalies.
She received her Masters Specialty degree in Orthodontics in September 2008. Among her numerous academic and professional achievements is the prestigious “Sheldon Baumrind Excellence in Research Award” that was presented to her for her Masters thesis presentation on 'TGFB3 polymorphism associated with non-syndromic cleft lip and palate (NSCL/P)'. She has presented at National and International Dental Conferences. Dr. Salahuddin keeps herself informed of the latest developments in the dental profession and is a member of various organizations including the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontics and California Dental Association & Rotaplast.
In her free time, she enjoys painting, calligraphy, cooking and spending time with her kids. Her husband, Saad, a General Dentist is her partner at this practice.