• Diplomate, American Board of Orofacial Pain
  • Clinical Professor NYU College of Dentistry, Dept. of Oral Medicine and Pathology
  • Cofounder: American Academy of Physiologic Medicine and Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • New York County Dental Society
  • American Academy of Orofacial Pain
  • American Academy of Craniofacial Pain
  • American Sleep Disorders Association
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Co-Inventor of the NORAD, or Nocturnal Oral Airway Dilator for Sleep Apnea
  • Co-Inventor of the Airway Centric ™

gelb top docDr. Gelb’s pleasant disposition and patient satisfaction have earned him to be atop rated, best in class Orthodontic specialist on Vitals, HealthGrades, MakeMeHeal, Google+, RateMDs, and orthodontist survey and rating websites. Dr. Gelb has been featured as a leading authority in The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, Fox News, Fox Business News, CBS, CNN, Women’s Day , IVillage, The Globe & Mail, ABC News, and other national and international newspaper and networks.

With over 30+ Years of Experience, Our First Class Services include:

  • Oral Facial Myofunctional Therapy Orthodontics: Myofunctional therapy is used to correct thumb or finger sucking habits, incorrect tongue resting posture, “tongue thrust” swallowing patterns, open mouth rest posture and mouth breathing. Treatment is non-invasive and it may address the cause of many problems, instead of the symptoms. Myofunctional therapy works in concert with orthodontic treatments.
  • Craniofacial Asymmetry Orthodontics:  Craniofacial asymmetries usually treated with orthodontics in conjunction with the team of specialists, may involve surgery. Congenital, syndromes, growth abnormalities with effected harmonious jaw &/ or facial development & subsequently effects occlusion & bite.
  • Invisalign™: Invisalign is the latest orthodontic technology to straighten misaligned teeth in an almost invisible way, without wires or metal braces. Invisalign offers far greater comfort then other braces and is a very popular orthodontic treatment elected by Dr. Michael Gelb’s adult and teen NYC orthodontic patients.
  • TMJ / TMD Orthodontic Treatments: TMJ / TMD treatments are highly customized orthodontic treatments. There is no “one size fits all treatment”. If you’re experiencing long-term pain in your face, head, neck and/or jaw, you may have a condition called temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ.
  • Jaw Expansion: Orthodontic upper jaw expansion for growing children may be both cosmetically necessary and functionally necessary.
  • Functional Braces:  The Orthodontics Center of NYC offers function orthodontics to help our patients achieve a healthy occlusion (bite), an attractive facial profile and a straight, attractive smile.

Choosing to begin orthodontic treatment is a major investment in the future and your overall dental health. Selecting the right NYC specialist is a very important part of that decision. From the moment you walk into our high tech ultra modern office you will know that you have come to the right place for best in class orthodontic care. It is not only our goal to provide you with a friendly, relaxed environment, but we also aim to provide you with the highest level of orthodontic treatment  possible in New York City.

Our Upper East Side, NYC Orthodontic practice is equipped with the latest equipment, diagnostic and imaging facilities. We use the highest quality, state-of-the-art materials and utilize the most advanced techniques available in the profession. We do not take short cuts in our patient’s treatment. The Orthodontics Center of NYC is committed to a quality assurance system to ensure all the care provided is of a consistent quality. A system that ensures all effective measures of infection control are used and all the legal requirements relating to health and safety in the work place are satisfied. Dr. Gelb treats hundreds of out of town patients yearly who come to NYC to benefit from his sought after areas of expertise.

Orthodontics Center of NYC
Michael L. Gelb, DDS, MS
635 Madison Avenue, #19A
B/W: 59th & 60th Street
New York, NY 10022
T: (646) 524-7474