Khan Orthodontic Group
Khan Orthodontic Group is a respected provider of orthodontic care in your community. With offices in Merrick, Jericho and Maspeth, New York, Dr. Sabeeh Khan and his team’s top priority is to provide you the highest quality orthodontic care in a state-of-the-art, friendly and comfortable environment. We utilize the latest technological advances in the industry such as SmartClip and Invisalign® systems, along with the latest in computer technology to ensure that you receive amazing care.
We recognize that every patient has different needs, and we pride ourselves in the courteous service we deliver to each person who walks through our doors. Whether you're an adult, adolescent or child, our knowledgeable doctors and staff are committed to helping you achieve the smile you deserve - a healthy, beautiful one!
Dr. Khan has been providing outstanding orthodontic care since 1992. He earned his doctorate as well as his post doctorate specialty certificate in orthodontics from Columbia University. Dr. Khan also earned his MA degree from the graduate school of arts and sciences at Columbia University. During his orthodontic training, Dr Khan had the distinct honor of having Prof. M.L. Moss(the former dean of Columbia Dental School and a leading authority of cranial facial growth and development) as his research mentor. To stay up-to-date on the latest advancements in the field of orthodontics, Dr. Khan maintains active membership in numerous prestigious professional organizations such as the American Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontics, the North East Society of Orthodontics, the New York State Dental Association and the Nassau County Dental Society. Dr. Khan has also been inducted into Sigma XI, the Scientific Research Society. Outside the office, Dr. Khan enjoys traveling, playing tennis, running, cycling, photography and spending time with his family. He and his wife, Azita, also an orthodontist, met while attending Columbia University. Married in 1989, they now have three sons.
Though an orthodontist can enhance a smile at any age, there is an optimal time period to begin treatment. Beginning treatment at this time ensures the greatest result and the least amount of time and expense. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that the initial orthodontic evaluation should occur at the first sign of orthodontic problems or no later than age 7. At this early age, orthodontic treatment may not be necessary, but vigilant examination can anticipate the most advantageous time to begin treatment.
Early evaluation provides both timely detection of problems and greater opportunity for more effective treatment. Prudent intervention guides growth and development, preventing serious problems later. When orthodontic intervention is not necessary, an orthodontist can carefully monitor growth and development and begin treatment when it is ideal.
Some of the most direct results of interceptive treatment are:
- Creating room for crowded, erupting teeth
- Creating facial symmetry through influencing jaw growth
- Reducing the risk of trauma to protruding front teeth
- Preserving space for teeth that have not erupted
- Reducing the need for tooth removal
- Reducing treatment time with braces
Give your child a head start on a great smile.
Braces may be worn by both children and adults, not only to improve the attractiveness of their smile, but also because braces correct improper alignment of teeth that can lead to gum disease and early tooth loss. Left untreated, crooked teeth with irregular spacing make cleaning harder and allow cavities to more easily develop. Properly aligned teeth also make it easier to chew all types of food, and eliminate the headaches and pain caused by uneven chewing. Uneven teeth may result in weak enamel, gum problems and jaw misalignment. Modern technology has resulted in numerous options of braces that will fit your specific lifestyle and will provide you more comfort during treatment. Khan Orthodontic Group uses the SmartClip system. SmartClip braces use self-ligating technology which removes the need for ligatures, the elastic bands that were used to hold the wire in your braces. Without ligatures to stain or hold food particles, these braces are easier to keep clean. And, when the time comes to take off your braces, all that will remain is your dazzling new smile.
Our office provides the most state-of-the-art procedures available, ensuring optimal results for our patients. Invisalign® is a revolutionary system that utilizes 3-D computer graphics to design and manufacture customized clear appliances called "Aligners". Invisalign appliances are virtually undetectable, easy-to-use and comfortable to wear.
The invisible way to straighten your teeth, without braces. Invisalign can give you the beautiful straight teeth you've always wanted. It works through a series of invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners that no one can tell you're wearing. So you can smile more during treatment as well as after.
Merrick | 28 Merrick Avenue | Merrick, NY 11566 | 516.378.1033
Maspeth | 55-36 69th Place | Maspeth, NY 11378 | 718.533.6200
Jericho | 500 North Broadway Suite #146 | Jericho, NY 11753 | 516.932.6200
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Khan Orthodontic Group is committed to helping you achieve a beautiful smile! Dr. Sabeeh Khan and his team’s top priority is to provide you exceptional orthodontic care in a state-of-the-art, friendly and comfortable environment. Khan Orthodontic Group utilizes high-tech systems such as SmartClip and Invisalign® to help patients achieve amazing results. Every patient has different needs, and we pride ourselves in the courteous service we deliver to each person that walks through our doors. We offer braces for children and adults, affordable monthly payments, and free consultations.
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