Yon Lai, DDS, PC, is a thorough, compassionate orthodontist treating patients in all five boroughs of New York City, Long Island, New Jersey, and all surrounding areas. He sees patients at House of Braces, with locations in Flushing, Queens, and the Lower East Side of Manhattan in New York City.
Dr. Lai received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University in 1989. With more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Lai has successfully treated thousands of patients in his private office as well as at NYU College of Dentistry where he has been a Clinical Professor in the Orthodontics Department for many years.
Aside from teaching at NYU, he also often delivers seminars internationally. He uses the latest in orthodontic technology, including Invisalign, state-of-the-art imaging systems, and the acceleration of tooth movement. He also provides jaw surgery consultations. As a detail-oriented, precise practitioner, Dr. Lai strives for the best result in every case, in a reasonable amount of time.
When he is not in the office or delivering seminars, Dr. Lai enjoys driving, playing the keyboard, and windsurfing.
During pandemic, Dr. Lai designed, developed and patented this Personal Protective Pod with built in vacuum to reduce the aerosols generated by dental instruments. Our office has layers of aerosol reduction equipments such as this Pod, air purifiers, UV light, ventilations, for patients and staff safety. All our staff have been vaccinated since January 2021.
We also accept Affinity Children Medicaid and Healthfirst Children Medicaid. If you have any questions regarding insurances and payment options, please contact the office.
"The staff are very nice and helpful, and they smile all the time. My teeth result is very good. Now I can smile in front of everyone ."
"My first impression very nice, welcoming staff.Good and quick dental work.Nice arrangement."
"Dr. Lai is so incredible. His staff is efficient, helpful, professional and very nice. It was a great experience."
"I came to Dr. Yon Lai's House of Braces to get my teeth straightened with braces, my experience was really good."
"The staff members here are excellent. Dr. Lai is very well respected in his field and has excellent credentials."