Meet Dr. Whitney!
Whitney Mostafiz, D.M.D., M.S. is a Board-Certified Orthodontist in NYC on the Upper East Side. She is also an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthodontics at NYU. A Long Island native, Dr. Whitney studied Human Biology and Visual Arts at Brown University, graduating with honors. She completed dental school at Harvard School of Dental Medicine also with honors.
During her training, Dr. Whitney was fortunate to travel to Sydney, Australia twice to perform and publish award-winning research on obstructive sleep apnea and oral appliance therapy. Her passion to educate has led to presentations at conferences, study clubs, as well as on the radio. Dr. Whitney completed her orthodontics residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where her research led to a Masters degree. She has treated both children and adults with traditional braces and aligner therapy. In addition, Dr. Whitney has experience with combined surgical treatment and seeing patients with craniofacial abnormalities.
Fun fact: Dr. Whitney dreamed to be an orthodontist since she was 12!
Dr. Whitney is also an active leader in the dental community. She was chosen to participate in the 2015 American Association of Orthodontists Emerging Leaders Conference. She was also selected for the Charley Schulz Competition and presented her research in May 2015. Dr. Whitney is currently president of the New York chapter of the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity. She has also served on the 2017-2019 steering committees for NYC Give Kids a Smile. Please check out Dr. Whitney being interviewed by HooplaHa about GKAS HERE! She is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Northeastern Society of Orthodontists, New York County Dental Society, and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Whitney keeps an active and healthy lifestyle that she encourages with her patients. She loves to practice yoga and run, and even finished the Chicago Marathon in 2013. She enjoys drawing, painting, photography, and graphic design.
Dr. Whitney is currently on maternity leave and will be accepting new patients in August. She looks forward to helping you smile on the inside & outside.