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Rita Taliwal, DMD, MS

Orthodontist located in New York, NY

Dr. Rita Taliwal D.M.D., M.S., is a leading orthodontist providing state-of-the-art care and orthodontic consultations for patients throughout the Greater New York City metropolitan region. At Metro Orthodontics in New York City (NYC - Midtown Manhattan), NY, Dr. Taliwal uses the most advanced techniques to help patients of all ages achieve beautiful, straight and healthy smiles. The office offers an array of treatment options including Invisalign® (Platinum Provider), Invisalign Teen, Damon brackets (metal and clear), lingual braces (braces behind your teeth), Clarity™ clear ceramic braces, and custom retainers. The practice is equipped with innovative technology including digital x-ray equipment, cone beam radiology technology (CBCT), and the iTero® Element™ (intraoral scanner). The iTero® Element™ is designed to help patients achieve superior outcomes in the most comfortable way possible. Our goal is to provide the best outcomes possible utilizing the newest technologies in the most efficient time frame.  

Dr. Taliwal received her Bachelor's degree with dual majors in Biochemistry and Economics from Rutgers University, followed by her Doctorate of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree from the University of Pennsylvania-School of Dental Medicine. She has 2 years of further training in Orthodontics specifically and a Master's in Science in bone biology from Temple University-Department of Orthodontics in Philadelphia. In addition to caring for patients at her private practice, Dr. Taliwal also enjoys teaching as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Columbia University’s Orthodontic Residency program.

Dr. Taliwal is dedicated to offering patient-centered care and maintains active memberships in the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Northeastern Society of Orthodontists, the New York Dental Society, and the Greater Philadelphia Society of Orthodontists. She is an Platinum Invisalign® Provider, a distinction given to the top 5% of Invisalign providers nationwide, and she gives Invisalign® Study Club lectures to dental colleagues throughout New York City.

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Rita Taliwal, DMD, MS
18 East 48th Street
New York, NY 10017

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Insurance Policies

Our office accepts all PPO insurance plans. Orthodontic insurance is typically a lifetime benefit that can only be applied once and does not renew annually like your dental insurance does. We are happy to check your benefits for you in advance of any treatment provided and will file all claims on your behalf. We also accept Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts as forms of payment towards your orthodontic treatment plan. If you have any questions in regards to insurance, please give us a call. We are happy to assist you!

Anthem Dental PPO
Cigna PPO
Delta Dental PPO
Humana Dental Traditional Preferred
Metlife PPO
Principal Dental PPO
United Concordia Advantage Plus
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Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "I cannot recommend Dr. Taliwal more enthusiastically! She is an extremely talented orthodontist and I am so pleased with her work."

    Laura F.
  • Google+

    "I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Taliwal. She is so knowledgable and thoughtful and make me feel comfortable right from the start."

    Linda K
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Taliwal is a by far one of the best health care professionals I have ever interacted with."

    Stephanie S.