Dr. Jahn Shahi is a specialist in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics. He received his dental training at the University of California San Francisco, which is one of the world’s leading centers of health sciences research, patient care, and education, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He received the distinction of being inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) the National Dental Honor society. Dr. Jahn’Shahi was board certified in 2006. Dr. Jahn’Shahi furthered his education at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and received his certificate in Orthodontics and also completed another research project studying photo-polymerized orthodontic brackets adhesives. His clinical education was particularly enriched by being trained in multiple schools and disciplines in orthodontics due to the privilege of being a student of many distinguished faculty, such as Dr. Andrew Girardot, founder of the first Roth Study Group and the co-founder of the AEO Institute, a world renowned center for advanced orthodontics education, and also Dr. Charles Alexander, who’s father, Dr. Wick Alexander, has developed the Alexander Discipline, which is also another worldwide acclaimed school of orthodontics.Dr. Jahn’Shahi has been a part time clinical faculty at the New York University Department of Orthodontics since 2008 and he has recently joined the Mount Sinai Department of Dental Medicine in pursuit or serving the underprivileged youth of New York city through the Adolescent Health Center located in East Harlem.Dr. Jahn’Shahi is focused on treating his patients to provide long term health and stability of the dentition and chewing system, which is reached by achieving, as closely as possible, natures ideal harmony, between the teeth, jaw joints, and muscles. He believes that a beautiful and attractive smile is important, but it will not last without the correct integration of form & function of the whole oral-facial dento-skeletal complex.
Why should patients choose you as their provider instead of others in the area?
Dr. Shahi believes that a beautiful and attractive smile is important, but it will not last without the correct integration of form & function of the whole oral-facial dento-skeletal complex.
What are the top 3 treatments that you focus on?
Dr. Shahi Specializes in how the jaws and teeth are aligned. They have the important job of helping people whose teeth are misaligned or require some kind of correction – those with an improper bite, or malocclusion.
What are you proud of in your practice?
Dr. Shahi is proud to be part of a team that takes pride in what they do.
Which cases do you enjoy treating? Why?
Dr. Shahi Enjoys treating all types of cases that he would have the ability to correct. His main purpose as a orthodontist is to help those that would require some type of correction.