La Croix

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Wondering whether your #LaCroix addiction is hurting your pearly whites? Let’s discuss: When it comes to a refreshing drink I’m all about a nice bubbly seltzer-throw a hint of citrus 🍋 in there and it’s true perfection. BUT, what are the consequences? When it comes to daily beverages we need to be cognizant of their

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Drug Interactions and Grapefruit

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As if grapefruits don’t get enough hate! There are now more than 85 drugs that may interact with my all time favorite fruit: grapefruit. The list includes some statins that lower cholesterol (such as atorvastatin, lovastatin, and simvastatin), some antibiotics, cancer drugs, and heart drugs. Here’s what happens: Grapefruit contains furanocoumarins, which block an enzyme

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How to Navigate Through Trauma

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〰〰〰GSD’s guide to saving your teeth! 〰〰〰 ⚫ If you fall and break your tooth and you found the other piece-HOLD ONTO IT! Keep it hydrated in either a capsule of your own saliva or milk and head to the dentist immediately! Time ⏳ is of the essence in making sure that your tooth gets

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Sometimes You Should Wait

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Wait 30 minutes to brush your teeth after consuming acidic foods to avoid damaging your enamel 🕒 Research has shown that foods containing citric acid like lemons, oranges, and grapefruits can weaken tooth enamel. But, about 20 minutes after you eat something, saliva will begin to neutralize the acids attacking your teeth. If you don’t

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Prescription Meds & Cavities

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We all know that sugar can cause cavities but did you know that prescription meds can too 💊 Hundreds of medications, including many over-the-counter drugs, produce dry mouth as a side effect. Among the more likely types to cause problems are some of the drugs used to treat depression, nerve pain (neuropathy) and anxiety, as

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Gum Recession

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Slight gum recession can make this popsicle season a nightmare 🙀 Here’s why: Enamel (which covers the part of the tooth you see) is the hardest 💪🏼substance in our body, BUT the root is covered by cementum, which is 9 times weaker! When gum tissue recedes back slightly, the cementum is exposed and is now

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Grand Street Dental Featured on Forbes!

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Grand Street Dental was recently featured on Forbes! On Monday, January 2nd, an article was posted on Forbes regarding Grand Street Dental and our design and innovation!  Michelle Greenwald, the author, states that Dr. Plotnick is, “in a class by herself when it comes to design sensibility and customer touchpoint innovation.”  We would like to

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Listen to Our Spotify Playlist

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Our newest addition to GSD’s spotify channel! A chill mix of electro, space pop, and mellow grooves. Pour yourself a cold one 💧and listen to it all day! Search Grand Street Dental on https://open.spotify.com/user/grandstreetdental/playlist/2eJbLbFGwVPnfwRmLsaXn5   No Cavities No 😭! Just another one of our favorite curated mixes available to download! Soul-y rock steady with a

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Avoiding Sugar

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Try THIS👈🏼not 👉🏼THAT: Sugar causes cavities plain and simple. Here are a few easy switches you can make to help you sugar detox. Choose smoothies or juices with darker leafy greens and celery as opposed to bananas orange juice. Choose whole fruits instead of dried ones. Choose natural unsweetened iced teas instead of commercial store

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Child’s First Visit

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FIRST VISIT 🐣 || Protect your child’s teeth by starting dental checkups early 👍🏼That means about 6 months after the baby’s first tooth appears, but no later than their 1st birthday. We’ll discuss topics like Fluoride, brushing techniques (and how to make them do it👏🏻), The Do’s and Dont’s of bottles 🍼and sippy cups, what

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Grand Street Dental featured on ZocDoc

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We are proud to be featured by ZocDoc for our innovative approach to dentistry. “Grand Street Dental is an exception. The Brooklyn-based dental practice, which opened its doors in summer 2016, has become something of an anomaly in the field, with profiles in Forbes and New York Magazine marveling at its meticulously-designed office layout as

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Flossing

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Don’t leave your leftovers between your teeth or your breath may smell just like this ☝🏼Flossing removes plaque, bacteria and old stinky food out from underneath your gums and between your teeth that can lead to gum disease and decay! If you need a push, take what we call the floss and faint test😆. Floss

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Chewing Gum

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GUM chewers out there, you’ll appreciate this || studies show that chewing SUGARLESS gum can increase saliva flow, which reduces plaque acid, strengthens the teeth and reduces tooth decay! As an added bonus look for gums that contain xylitol, a sugar alcohol, that can actually help protect your teeth further against tooth decay! Just don’t

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Lipstick

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When choosing a red lipstick skip the warmer tones and choose ones with blue or cool bases to make your teeth look WHITER! If you’re not sure how to tell, just test them on the back of your hand and it will be pretty obvious which one is warm and which one is cool.

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Popcorn

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#Popcorn is the leading cause of fractured teeth in most practices-probably because we’re at the movies stuffing handfuls of it in our faces like no one is watching 👀 and then CRACK you bite down on that devilish 😾 un-popped kernel! My advice, knowing popcorn will NEVER go out of style…eat one at a time.

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