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.

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…
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,…
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…
September 30, 2022

6 Tips for Helping Kids Wear and Keep Track of Orthodontic Appliances

A new school year is underway. For kids and teens, that means keeping tabs on assignments, activities, and, yup, removable orthodontic appliances. If you’re worried the hustle and bustle of fall will lead to a lost retainer or Invisalign® Teen aligner, have no fear.  In this post, I’ll be sharing some simple ways to help your child or teen get into the habit of wearing and storing their orthodontic appliance. This way, they can achieve fantastic results and you won’t have to spring for any replacements.  Wearing Invisalign Teen Aligners Invisalign Teen and Spark™ Aligner treatment involves a series of…
July 21, 2022

Your Guide to Straightening Your Teeth With Spark™ Aligners

When Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen hit the market, they were revolutionary. It was the first time patients could really straighten their teeth without braces. It was also the only option for clear aligners for quite a while. Though I still offer Invisalign and I’ve perfected thousands of smiles with the treatment, I’ve expanded the clear aligner offerings here at Fresh Orthodontics.  Now, I’m a Brooklyn Spark clear aligners provider. This Invisalign alternative gives my patients another option to choose. The high-tech aligner system fits with my mission to achieve excellent results comfortably, efficiently, and conveniently. If you’re not familiar with…
Our 7th Annual Guide to Fun & Free Kids’ Activities in Brooklyn for Summer 2022BlogCommunity
June 10, 2022

Our 7th Annual Guide to Fun & Free Kids’ Activities in Brooklyn for Summer 2022

The weather is warming up, which can only mean one thing: It’s time for the Fresh Orthodontics’ annual guide to fun and free things to do with kids in Brooklyn this summer. Now in its seventh year, this round-up will help my fellow Brooklyn parents keep their kids engaged and entertained while school is out.  Catch a Puppet Show - Various Locations CityPark’s PuppetMobile will be taking its performance of Little Red’s Hood, an updated version of Little Red Riding Hood, on the road. The free performances for kids will be in English, Spanish and Mandarin and held at parks…