Dr. Debra Salman grew up in Bellmore, New York and received a B.S. in Biology from the State University of New York at Binghamton. She received her D.D.S. degree from New York University College of Dentistry where she was elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the National Dental Honor Society.
Dr. Debra Salman completed the General Practice Residency at the New York Veterans Administration Medical Center, and then continued at the New York Veterans Administration Medical Center where she completed the Residency in Periodontics. Dr. Debra Salman received awards from the New York Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and has presented at the Scientific Program of the Greater New York Dental Meeting.
Dr. Debra Salman is married to and practices with Dr. Richard Salman, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, and they have three children. In her spare time, she enjoys skiing, playing the piano, reading, cooking, and Mah Jongg.