Dr. Ankush Khanna DMD, MBE

Meet Brooklyn orthodontist Dr. Ankush Khanna. With an extensive education from UPenn and NYU, and considerable clinical and teaching experience, he makes providing outstanding, personalized care to every patient his top priority. Believe it or not, he wasn’t born with that amazingly straight set of pearly whites. He knows firsthand how orthodontic treatment can give people the boost they need to connect with others, become more confident in themselves, and achieve their dreams, which is why he started Fresh Orthodontics.

Dr. Khanna is dedicated to a patient-centric approach based on high-quality customer service and exceptional results. He offers a variety of treatment options, including modern braces and Invisalign, and gives patients their dream smiles in a way that’s enjoyable, convenient, and stress-free.

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June 2, 2023

Fresh Orthodontics Provides An Eco-Friendly Experience For Patients and the Planet

An environmentally-friendly orthodontic office can make getting braces or clear aligners that much better. Fresh Orthodontics in Brooklyn, NY has included many planet-conscious choices that level up patient safety and comfort, while decreasing the practice’s eco-footprint. From the office’s design to daily practices and protocol, Dr. Ankush Khanna and his team offer a planet-friendly experience patients can feel good about. Fewer Chemicals Historically, dentists and orthodontists used many chemicals for tasks related to diagnostics and cleaning. Today, however, modern technology has reduced the amount of chemical processes needed and made teeth straightening more efficient and comfortable. This Park Slope orthodontist…
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May 7, 2023

Are These Popular Wellness Trends Damaging Your Teeth?

From juice cleanses to gummy supplements — if you live in Brooklyn, it probably feels like you’ve seen every wellness trend in the book. And then some. But while we often think of these things in terms of how they impact our whole-body health, it’s also important to consider their effect on the teeth.  Our oral health is directly connected to our overall health and wellbeing, which means steering clear of tooth decay and gum disease is always important. But, it’s even more critical when you have braces or clear aligners, because teeth move most effectively and efficiently in a…
8 Ways Our Digital Tech Makes Straightening Your Teeth Way EasierBlog
March 28, 2023

8 Ways Our Digital Tech Makes Straightening Your Teeth Way Easier

  With work or school, hobbies, a social life and family, maybe you don’t think you have time for orthodontic treatment. I get it. When you’re busy, prioritizing your smile can sometimes fall on the back burner.  That’s why I designed my Park Slope practice to cater to busy NYC lifestyles. At Fresh Orthodontics, my team and I use the latest digital technology to streamline your care and create the smile you deserve. You’ll spend less time at the office and more time on the things that matter.  1. iTero® digital scanning for quick impressions  If you’ve ever had traditional…
Surprising Connection Between Your Posture and Your JawBlog
January 25, 2023

The Surprising Connection Between Your Posture and Your Jaw

  “Stand up straight.” “Stop slouching.” Parents and grandparents everywhere have been saying this to kids and teens for generations and, you know what, they were, and still are, right. But not just for the reasons you might think like avoiding spine trouble or looking attentive and confident. Your posture is also tied to your jaw and teeth.  A Misaligned Jaw May Affect Your Balance The spine is the pillar of your body and it’s surrounded by overlapping muscle systems and nerves. Because everything is connected to some degree, misalignment in one area of the body can cause misalignment in…
How to Navigate the Holidays With Braces or AlignersBlog
December 14, 2022

How to Navigate the Holidays With Braces or Aligners

The lights, the cheer, the family gatherings…what’s not to love about the holidays? But before you dig into the candy canes or hit up the veggie platter, let’s talk about how to navigate the holidays with braces or clear aligners. In this post, I’ll be sharing some simple tips for enjoying the season, while keeping your appliance and holiday spirit intact.  1. Stay Strong in the Face of Tempting Treats  While most of your holiday favorites will still be on the menu, there are a few foods to avoid with braces. You’ll want to steer clear of anything really hard,…
Our Guide to a Braces-Friendly Halloween in BrooklynBlog
October 14, 2022

Our Guide to a Braces-Friendly Halloween in Brooklyn

At Fresh Orthodontics, my team and I use modern braces. They’re smaller and more comfortable than those of the past and have minimal interference in your day-to-day life. Usually, you’ll barely notice you’re wearing them. That said, there is one time of year when braces patients can feel a little left out: Halloween. Yup, a holiday filled with sticky, chewy candy.  Well, as a Brooklyn orthodontist, I’m here to tell you that you can absolutely still enjoy the spooky season when you have braces. Yes, you’ll have to steer clear of some common Halloween candy, but there's plenty you can…