After attending the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, Dr. Saltz received his dental degree from New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) in 1984. Following graduation, he practiced dentistry on Stevens Avenue in Portland, ME until 2013, when a fire destroyed the building. He relocated to Scarborough, ME, where he still practices part-time in addition to serving on the faculty at the UNE CDM.
Dr. Saltz maintains active membership and leadership roles in several dental and civic organizations. He is past President of both the Maine Dental Association (MDA) and the Greater Portland Dental Society (GPDS) and currently serves on the MDA Council on Insurance. Dr. Saltz is a past member of the NYUCD Admissions Committee and former clinic instructor and lecturer at Westbrook College School of Dental Hygiene, now a part of UNE.
Dr. Saltz is a past Board Chair of the Maine Board of Northeast Delta Dental Insurance. Dr. Saltz has completed the Executive Education program “Making Corporate Boards More Effective” at the Harvard Executive Business School. He is co-founder of the Dentists Who Care for ME program, a day of free dentistry for those in need in the Greater Portland community. Since the project began in 2009, its efforts have resulted in over one million dollars of donated dental services.
In addition, Dr. Saltz is a member of the Casco Bay Study Club, an affiliate of the Seattle Study Club, which focuses on inter-disciplinary treatment with multiple specialty practices for best patient outcomes. Dr. Saltz has achieved Fellowship status in several organizations: Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), the International College of Oral Implantology (ICOI), American College of Dentists (ACD), and the International College of Dentists (ICD), and he was also inducted into the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Dr. Saltz currently serves as the ICD District 1 Deputy Regent for Maine.