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Dr. Plotnick Featured in New York Magazine!

Dr. Plotnick was recently featured in an article in New York Magazine – Check it out here!

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La Croix

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

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

〰〰〰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

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

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

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!

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

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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