About Your Dentist

Brian Pressley, DDS

A true North Carolinian, Dr. Pressley was born and raised in Cary, North Carolina. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from North Carolina State University. He then went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UNC Chapel Hill, where he served as an Adjunct Professor. Dr. Pressley is a member of the American Dental Association, the North Carolina Dental Society, the Raleigh-Wake County Dental Society, and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.

↑ Back to top

Islam Abusalum, DMD

“A toothache isn’t always a pain; sometimes, it’s a wake-up call to better dental care.”

My Mission

“My desire to stay up to date with everything in dentistry allows me to give my patients the best possible experience, with the knowledge and technology, my aim is to help my patients achieve the smile of their dreams.”

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Medicine
Boston University – Boston, Massachusetts

Doctor of Dental Medicine
Al-Quds University – Palestine

Dr. Abusalum practiced dentistry in Palestine for 6 years before moving to the U.S. to start a new journey in dental education. She is committed to continuing education and completed the Maxicourse Implantology course.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Abusalum is an active member of the American Dental Association and the North Carolina Dental Society.

Life & Hobbies

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Abusalum is happily married. The couple have two beautiful children together that are 3 and 5 years old. Dr. Abusalum loves nothing more than spending time with her family. As a family, they enjoy sports, biking, and exploring the outdoors. Dr. Abusalum’s favorite hobby is cooking new cuisine for the family to try out!