Marika Chikvashvili, DDS
Dr. Marika Chikvashvili grew up in Syosset, NY only a few towns away from Huntington. She graduated Cum Laude from Fordham University at Lincoln Center. Next, she attended The Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine to earn her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree. She always had a desire to give back to those in need, and while studying, participated in multiple outreach missions to deliver dental care to underserved communities, including the Oglala Sioux tribe at Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
Dr. Marika completed a three-year Specialty Residency in Orthodontics at the Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, where she received the Leo Sreebny award for best post-graduate research project for her work on “The Deviated Nasal Septum and its Effect on the Development of the Jaw.”.
An active member of the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontics, Dr. Marika is committed to furthering her knowledge of new state of the art technologies and orthodontic treatment modalities.
In her spare time you can find her strolling around her neighborhood in the West Village of Manhattan, hiking, painting, or planning travels to explore new parts of the world.