Whitney Mostafiz, D.M.D., M.S., is a board-certified orthodontist. A New York native, Dr. Whitney studied human biology and visual art at Brown University and completed dental school at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. During her training, Dr. Whitney traveled to Sydney, Australia twice to perform and publish award-winning research on obstructive sleep apnea and oral appliance therapy. Her passion for research and education on sleep-related airway disorders has led to presentations at multiple conferences as well as on the radio. Dr. Whitney completed her orthodontics residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where her research on 3D airway imaging and oral appliance therapy in sleep apnea patients led to a masters degree. She has treated both children and adults with traditional braces and Invisalign therapy. In addition, Dr. Whitney has experience with combined surgical treatment and seeing patients with craniofacial abnormalities.
Dr. Whitney is an active leader in the dental and orthodontic community. She was chosen to participate in the 2015 American Association of Orthodontists Emerging Leaders Conference. In addition, she was selected for the Charley Schulz Competitio n, present ing her research in May 2015. She is currently president of the New York chapter of the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity. 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 looks forward to helping you smile on both the inside and the outside.