Meet Dr. Nithya Chalikonda
Dr. Nithya was born and raised in Bethlehem, PA and received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from New York University. She completed dental school at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. followed by a General Practice Residency to further her skills as a dentist, at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, NY, . The following year, she worked as a general dentist in Pennsylvania. She loved the profession, however realized her true passion was in orthodontics leading her to return to New York once more to complete her Orthodontic residency at St. Barnabas Hospital. The hospital based program gave her a great insight on complex and diverse cases as well as a first hand look on surgical cases and a wide variety of treatment philosophies.
Dr. Nithya feels very lucky to be able to call this profession her career. She finds it so rewarding to work with patients to achieve their goal of a beautiful, healthy smile they will have for a lifetime. She loves the energy, background and stories each patient brings in; and loves getting to know the patient behind the smile!
Dr. Nithya values keeping up to date with current research and literature in order to provide the best possible care, and is always looking forward to furthering her knowledge by attending continuing education courses. Dr. Nithya is a Board Certified orthodontist and is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, and Northeastern Society of Orthodontists.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband Kyle, their two young daughters, and with family and friends. She enjoys trying new recipes, yoga, travel, and exploring all Connecticut has to offer!
“I have had such a great experience at Orthodontic Boutique. The staff is wonderful and always greets you warmly. I have seen an amazing improvement in my smile. I am grateful that we chose Orthodontic Boutique for my Invisalign!”
“Dr. Khan and her team did such an amazing job straightening my teeth. The staff is very nice. There are Lots of exciting decorations and contests in the office. I’m glad my mom found Dr. Khan and her staff because it really helped my confidence in life. When I was done I felt good smiling a lot and happy to show my teeth.”
“Right when you walk into their office you feel so welcomed by everyone. The people there were always smiling and making you feel at home. My experience at this office changed the way I think of the orthodontist and I wouldn't have done it any other way!!”
“Dr. Khan is the real bomb! The journey was worth it and I smile a lot more now! Smiles do come true here!”
“The staff at Orthodontic Boutique is fantastic, fun and very professional. Wait times are minimal because they are very punctual. They offer flexible appointment times and are always willing to work with you to make it as convenient as possible. My results far exceed my expectations. I wouldn’t have gone anywhere else.”
“The best thing I like about Orthodontic Boutique is the caring, detailed knowledge of Dr. Khan and her staff. Thanks to her, I smile more!”
“This is probably the most warm and welcoming place that will ever exist in the world. Everyone here is super helpful and willing to go the extra mile for the patient. I love it here so much that I make a 2-hour round trip drive to go to my appointments. “
“Dr. Khan and TEAMKHAN are fantastic! Always a great experience every time I go there! I love my SMILE! Thank you!!!”
“My smile gleams out whenever I’m at Orthodontic Boutique. I’m so content with how much care and diligence Doctor Khan devotes towards my dental treatment. The staff is always friendly and welcoming. There is always a fun new creative activity in the office to look forward too. Moreover, I warmly thank Doctor Khan from the bottom of my heart for giving me a glamorous smile that I wear proudly!”
“Invisalign is worth it! I only trust the best provider in town! Dr. Khan and her team have exceptional work ethics. The environment is welcoming and at the same time FUN!”
“I’m much more confident with my smile now that my teeth are straight and nice. It’s easy for my mom to drop me off every appointment. It is conveniently located near our neighborhood. We are lucky!”
“I have enjoyed being a patient of Orthodontic Boutique. The entire team is friendly and the office has a happy and relaxed atmosphere. Dr. Khan personally followed my progress at each visit and, thanks to her attentiveness, my teeth look great. Thank you, Dr. Khan and team.“
“I can't fully express how amazing my experience was at this office! Dr. Khan and all the ladies were so professional, friendly, and welcoming. It was definitely tough having braces while in college, but walking into the office and seeing everyone's positive attitudes and smiling faces made me realize the journey would be well worth it! I couldn't be happier with my beautiful teeth and I thank all of these wonderful women from the bottom of my heart!! I LOVE Orthodontic Boutique!”
“Dr. Khan and all the staff at the practice are professional, attentive, and thorough. The practice is top notch in helping the patient achieve their goals. As an adult, I appreciated the fact that the office is not an over-the-top,'grand-tech playscape' for kids. I highly recommend Orthodontic Boutique.”
“Dr. Khan and her team are nothing short of fantastic! My time at Orthodontic Boutique has been amazing and I couldn't be more grateful!”
Clinical Team Member / Inventory Coordinator / (Principal Photo Bomber)
I love being part of our patients’ journeys to beautiful, amazing smiles. Our team is awesome and we love having fun and making it a great time for our patients. Dr. Khan is so caring and energetic, which really makes it easy to come to the office every day.
We are constantly surrounded by such positive energy here at Orthodontic Boutique! I walk into our office every day with a smile on my face and leave at night with that same smile still there. We are so very blessed here to have such amazing, fun, excited, and enthusiastic patients and team members!
The ladies here are not just my team members, but my life friends. We all put in a hard days’ work but never forget to laugh, smile, and be kind and courteous to one another. Dr. Khan’s faith and confidence in me has sparked both in professional and personal growth, for which I am so very grateful.
Clinical Team Member / Marketing Coordinator
I love my job. Creating beautiful smiles and making each and every patient happy is an amazing feeling! I love to see the transformation of our patients and their self-confidence. It does not feel like work when everybody is having fun. I’m really lucky to have an amazing team and a fantastic boss!
Clinical Team Member / Invisalign® Coordinator
I love the connections that I make with our patients and parents throughout the treatment time. It’s amazing to work with people who truly love what they do. Our team is so incredibly supportive to each other. I love how I am challenged daily and constantly learning new skills. Dr. Khan provides great guidance and is always opening doors to new experiences.
I can’t imagine a job more rewarding than being a part of someone’s journey to a healthy, confident smile from start to finish! Our phenomenal team has such great energy. It’s never a day at “work” when you love what you do and who you’re doing it with!
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