Dr. Jahn’Shahi is a specialist in Orthodontics & 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.
From early on in his studies, Dr. Jahn’Shahi was focused on the science of Growth & Development and orthodontics; his earlier research was focused on the natural relationship of masticatory & chewing muscles with orthodontic malocclusion, which was presented at the American Association of Orthodontists annual meeting in Toronto in 2001. Later on, he participated in research at the Department of Growth & Development at UCSF under supervision of Prof. Dr. A. Khan, PhD., studying the relationship of systemic disease and dentition.
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.