By Janee Law
At Gellerman Orthodontics, creating happy smiles is about providing the best care to patients, while staying on the forefront of new and advanced technology within the industry.
Owner Dr. Inna Gellerman, of Huntington, said that herself and her team stay ahead of these new developments by continually educating themselves.
With that, Gellerman has been providing advanced orthodontic technology and is one of the first orthodontists on Long Island to bring Acceledent, Propel and SureSmile systems to her practice.
Located at 165 Main Street in Huntington, Gellerman Orthodontics offers treatments for children, teens and adults that straightens teeth and realigns jaws. Gellerman also offers surgical treatments and treatments for sleep apnea and Temporomandibular disorder (TMJ-TMD).
“We want to make sure that everybody has a chance to be the best,” Gellerman said. “Having straight teeth helps improve hygiene, where people can brush their teeth better, people can floss between the teeth and prevents gum disease. Overall, we want to maintain teeth.”
The 2,700-square-foot location recently celebrated the 14th anniversary of its opening in October 2003. Offering programs for braces, Invisalign, and retainers, the office has successfully treated over 1,000 Invisalign clients, Gellerman said.
Gellerman added that the business started out as a small practice and grew throughout the years, with more than 15 members on staff.
“We are offering great customer service,” she said, adding that their patients are like family. “My whole team continues their education through classes to learn how to treat people and how to practice better.”
Gellerman graduated from Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine in 1999 and then Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine Post-Doctoral Orthodontic Program in 2002.
When Gellerman went to dental school, she was exposed to a variety of specialties but chose orthodontics because she enjoys working with children and adults. “I also like the smile transformation and how happy people get when they see before and after pictures,” she said. “Their life changed and their self-assurance and self-esteem improved.”
When it comes to providing the best service for customers, Gellerman said she continuously keeps herself updated with new technology advancements in the industry.
“I’ll take a classes and if I feel that there’s a new option that will help my patients get through treatment painlessly and faster, I will offer it and take my time to learn it,” she said. “I always stay on top of new treatment options and I’m always there to offer the best treatment for my patients.”
165 Main Street, Huntington