Dr. Inessa Kandov is a board-certified specialist in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics. She is a strong believer in treating patients like family and providing the highest quality care. Her welcoming smile and gentle demeanor create a truly caring and positive atmosphere for her patients. She takes pride in serving her community and has great satisfaction in creating beautiful smiles and healthy lives.Raised in New York City, Dr. Kandov pursued her dental studies at the State University of New York at Stony Brook where she graduated Valedictorian with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Kandov is a member of the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society and is the recipient of multiple academic and clinical awards including the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity Academic Achievement Award.Following a General Practice Residency at Queens Hospital Center, Dr. Kandov practiced as a general dentist for several years. She completed her Orthodontic residency at one of the top schools in the country, Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, where she earned her certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.Dr. Kandov seeks to have a positive impact on all of her patients. Conveniently located in Bayside, her office features the most updated technology available, including intraoral scanners and 3D x-rays. She offers cosmetic teeth-straightening options so that you can get the smile you deserve without having to worry about a mouthful of wires.Today, she is recognized as an Invisalign Gold Provider and is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association and The Northeastern Society of Orthodontists. She regularly attends continuing education seminars to learn about the newest advances in orthodontics.Dr. Kandov lives in Queens, New York. When not creating beautiful smiles, she loves nothing more than to spend her free time with her husband, Lev, and two daughters, Ariella and Eliana.