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Northeastern Braces Dr.Sachdev

About Dr. Sachdev

Serving our Newburgh practice

ABO Board Certified orthodontist Dr. Ameeta Sachdev has been in the dental field for almost two decades. While attending dental school in India, she was selected as the Best Student Clinician of India and presented her tabletop clinic at the American Dental Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco, in 2003. During that period, her interests in dentistry varied from studying dental fear to researching Ayurveda as a holistic approach to dentistry. She then decided to pursue her career in the United States and was awarded a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from Tufts University, Boston. After moving to New York, Dr. Sachdev worked in the Bronx: at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center (now Montefiore North Hospital) during her General Practice Residency (GPR). Thereafter, she worked for 3 years as a general dentist at Ezras Choilim Health Center, Monroe, while also pursuing her interest in orthodontics by attending a full-time 11 month didactic and clinical orthodontic advanced education program at New Jersey Dental School (now Rutgers School of Dental Medicine).


With the support and encouragement of her family, Dr. Ameeta moved to Denver to complete her orthodontic residency at the University of Colorado. Upon her return, she has been serving in Rockland County as an orthodontist. She is also an attending at St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx where she enjoys teaching the orthodontic residents. Following her “highest commitment to excellence”, Dr. Sachdev received her board certification from the American Association of Orthodontics (ABO). She believes that every relationship begins with a smile and wants to be able to help people “Just smile!” without any inhibitions.



Northeastern Braces Dr.Kim

About Dr. Kim

Serving our Newburgh practice

Dr. Kim graduated from Stanford University with honors and distinctions. Thereafter, Dr. Kim was accepted to Harvard School of Dental Medicine, where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree with Cum Laude and Honors. While attending Harvard University. Dr. Kim won numerous academic and leadership awards for his achievements. Immediately following dental school, Dr. Kim attended the Orthodontics residency program at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, where he attained his Post Doctoral Certificate in Orthodontics. Dr. Kim is capable of addressing the most complex orthodontic problems. In 2018, Dr. Kim received a prestigious 1st place national award for the treatment he provided for one of his patients. Dr. Kim is the recipient of the Grace Milliken Award which is given for excellence in scholarship and character.

Northeastern Braces Dr. Movahedian

About Dr. Movahedian

Serving our Bronx practice

Dr. Lidia Movahedian had always dreamed of becoming an orthodontist. She attended Cornell University, where she was inducted into the Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society and cofounded the Pre-Dental Society for students interested in pursuing a career in dentistry. She continued her education at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, during which she devoted herself to community outreach and improving the oral health of underserved populations. She went on to complete a General Practice Residency at New York Methodist Hospital, where she had the opportunity to further explore all aspects of dentistry, including pediatrics and orthodontics. She subsequently returned to Columbia University to complete a residency in orthodontics and obtained a Master of Science in Orthodontics.
Dr. Movahedian is now living out her dream of working in private practice, treating both children and adults in our Bronx office.