Salwa Atwan

Salwa  Atwan

Associate Professor
Chief of Pediatric Services

Salwa Atwan
Contact Info:
Campus: Corktown Campus
Building: School of Dentistry
Room: DC 311
Phone: 313-494-6791
Salwa Atwan
Areas of Expertise:
Pediatric (Children's) Dentistry, dedicated to the oral health of children from birth through adolescence
Tooth Care for Babies and Toddlers


  • D.D.S., University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry
  • M.S. & Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, University of Nebraska College of Dentistry
  • Certificate of Dentistry for the Disabled, University of Washington School of Dentistry


Prof. Atwan teaches didactic and clinical courses in Pediatric Dentistry. She has published a number of scientific articles and presents local, national and international continuing education courses. She is a member of numerous national and international professional organizations and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Atwan is a consultant at the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and an attending staff at the Children's Hospital of Michigan. Her research interests focus on the prevention and treatment of pulp pathology in teeth. Atwan received her D.D.S. from the University of Detroit Mercy, her M.S. and a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and a Certificate of Dentistry for the Disabled from the University of Washington/Seattle. She joined the university in 1996.