Board-certified orthodontist, Melena Planzos, DMD, MS, brings a passion for dental excellence to her role at Impressive Orthodontics in Brooklyn, New York. A Bay Ridge, Brooklyn native, Dr. Planzos couldn’t imagine building her professional life anywhere else.
Education has always been a guiding force for Dr. Melena Planzos. She completed her undergraduate studies summa cum laude at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton and was inducted into the National Honors Society, Phi Beta Kappa, before moving on to the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine for her dental degree.
Dr. Planzos went on to complete an additional three years of study at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City, earning a Master of Science in Orthodontics. She continues to seek out opportunities to expand her skills and remain on the cutting edge of advancements in orthodontic care.
Her Ivy League dental education has imparted a comprehensive understanding of modern dentistry, as well as the skill and experience needed for multidisciplinary treatment planning.
Dr. Planzos is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, and a proud member of the American Association of Orthodontics and the Northeastern Society of Orthodontics.
Dentistry was a family affair during Dr. Planzos’ formative years, with multiple family members engaged in dental practice and dental specialties. She learned the power of collaborative treatment planning and the importance of creating lasting professional bonds with the people in her care.
Brooklyn residents who are ready to move closer to their ideal smiles should book a visit with Dr. Planzos online or by phone to learn more about her approach to orthodontic care.